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Tourism is an increasingly important aspect of modern life for the citizens of the world, due to enhanced mobility for leisure or business purposes. People have always been travelling from one place to another, and such travel has not been entirely secured most of the time, regardless of the period ...

Author(s)
Kuilis, P. B. nee; Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J. ]
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 318-322
Abstract

Wildlife tourism is a growing industry globally and visitor satisfaction is vital to ensure its long-term sustainability. The Lower Kinabatangan River is a premier wildlife tourism destination that is affected by surrounding land uses and needs careful management to ensure it continues to provide...

Author(s)
Newsome, D.; Rodger, K.; Pearce, J.; Chan, K. L. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 6, pp 729-746
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Studies to determine local communities' satisfaction in tourism are important as they can serve as early warning or indicators of potential incidents or hostility and provide information on the problems arising before they become more serious (WTO, 2004). The purpose of this study was to determine...

Author(s)
Sitti Suraidah Anas; Hamimah Talib; Roszehan Mohd. Idrus; Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J. ]
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 438-443
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Tourist motivations are important factors in understanding tourist behaviour in relation to destination choice; and motivation relates to the needs, goals and preference of the tourists. Extensive research work on tourist motivation factors has been documented in the tourism literature. However,...

Author(s)
Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J.]; Baum, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2007, 12, 4, pp 349-364
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All aspects of sustainability have been widely discussed by researchers and tourism stakeholders for about three decades. The paper presents exploratory research that explores and identifies motivations of tour operators in responding to responsible rural tourism development as well as the...

Author(s)
Xin TayKai; Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J. ]
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 10, 1, pp 17-31
Abstract

This article explores underlying guest satisfaction dimensions in the ecolodge service consumption context, Herzberg's Motivator and Hygiene Factor Theory. Data were gathered from 10 participant observations, interviews with 10 European guests at the ecolodges in Sukau, Sabah, Malaysia, and a...

Author(s)
Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J.]; Baum, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2007, 7, 2, pp 117-131
Abstract

The paper reports the empirical findings of guest satisfaction by extending Herzberg's Motivator and Hygiene Factor Theory which involved 29 guests who stayed at ecolodges in Sabah, Malaysia. The findings reveal that guest satisfaction measurement can be interpreted into two facets. Satisfiers are...

Author(s)
Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J.]; Baum, T.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 23, 1, pp 71-83
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This paper presents the empirical findings of an exploratory qualitative study which looks at ecotourists' perceptions of ecotourism experiences in Sabah, Malaysia in order to identify the expressive dimensions that describe the quality of their experience. In-depth interviews were conducted with...

Author(s)
Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J.]; Baum, T.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 5, pp 574-590
Abstract

This study initiates a research into the practices of responsible tourism in the UNESCO National Park, a place with high levels of biodiversity and value that is worthy of preservation. The responsible tourism definitions, practices and challenges emerged through an intense scrutiny of textual...

Author(s)
Tay KaiXin; Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J. ]; Vogt, C. A.; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 18, pp 34-41
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the key motivators triggering tour operators to practise responsible tourism in Kinabalu Park. Design/methodology/approach: Inductive and phenomenological research data were collected via in-depth interviews with 25 tour operators guiding tours in...

Author(s)
Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J. ]; Tay KaiXin
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 2, pp 121-137

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