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This chapter provides a general overview of some of the relationships between tourism and culture in Malaysia. An important issue addressed is whether (following Hong, 1985) tourism development in Malaysia has resulted in 'cultural deterioration'. An examination of Malaysian culture requires us to...

Author(s)
King, V. T.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in South-East Asia., 1993, pp 99-116
Abstract

In developing countries, the aim of protecting natural ecosystems is rarely sufficient to ensure that large areas of land will never be used for production. National parks have to be justified in terms of the economic benefits they provide. The main benefits are usually related to the parks' role...

Author(s)
Cochrane, J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in South-East Asia., 1993, pp 317-326
Abstract

The highest growth rate (12.1%) in world tourist arrivals in the coming decade is expected to occur in Asia. Within the Asian region Malaysia has already started to enjoy a rapid and sustained growth in tourist arrivals. The growth in tourism activity has given rise to considerable concern...

Author(s)
Din, K. H.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in South-East Asia., 1993, pp 327-336
Abstract

The chapter attempts to establish the historical context in which tourism began to develop during the period of imperial expansion and colonial consolidation. In particular it is concerned with singling out a number of avenues for the historical examination of tourism in Malaya. One of these is the ...

Author(s)
Stockwell, A. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in South-East Asia., 1993, pp 258-270
Abstract

A preliminary discussion of park based ecotourism is presented focusing on Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The question of the degree of congruence between the conservation objectives of reserves and the interests of ecotourism is addressed. Following an introduction topics covered are: national...

Author(s)
Hitchcock, M.; Jay, S.
Publisher
Curzon Press Ltd, Richmond, UK
Citation
Environmental challenges in South-East Asia., 1998, pp 305-316
Abstract

In this study of the relationships between identity, material culture and tourism some of the different roles of the anthropologist in engaging with the wider field of cultural identity are examined. It commences with the approach of the conceptually-oriented anthropologist in addressing issues of...

Author(s)
King, V. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
South East Asia Research, 2017, 25, 2, pp 192-207
Abstract

This editorial brings together several issues on which I have been working during the past two decades. Studies of tourism development in Southeast Asia were still in their infancy in the early 1990s when I became involved in a multidisciplinary programme of research to investigate various...

Author(s)
King, V. T.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2012, 20, 1, pp i-vii