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Tourist's profile plays a vital role in tourism planning. This paper analyses the subject by comparing the tourist's profile and travel expenditures between domestic and international tourists to Semporna, Sabah. This paper compares profile of tourists based on socio-demographic characteristics,...

Author(s)
Wei ChiaKei; Ahmad, S.; Sridar, R.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
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 200-210
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The development of a sustainable, community based tourism is determined on satisfying the objectives of all stakeholders in the system. The inter relationships among the stakeholders must be fully recognized since each stakeholder's needs may be dissimilar from the others. The challenge for local...

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Mohd Romzee Ibrahim; Ahmad Shuib; Sridar Ramachandran; Syamsul Herman Afandi
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 190-199
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For over a decade tourism industry remains as one of the major contributing sectors of economic growth in Malaysia. Multiculture, abundance of the natural beauty, warm weather and political stability continue to encourage foreign tourists to visit Malaysia. This study attempts to investigate the...

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Nurbaizura, B.; Zainudin, A.
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 294-299
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This paper aims to examine the causal relationship between tourist arrivals and agriculture sector in Malaysia by using data from 1980 to 2012. The Johansen co-integrating test is employed and the results show that the variables (tourist arrival, export and agriculture sector) coalesced with the...

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Mohd Shahidan Shaari; Syahira Sya'aban; Nor Ermawati Hussain; Diana Nabila, C. A.
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 236-244
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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 ...

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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
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The tourism industry in Malaysia is being transformed from low yield to high yield income. With the launch of the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP), Malaysia is set to achieve high income nation status by the end of the decade. Rural tourism and ecotourism is growing at a phenomenal rate in...

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Ling SiowMay; Zaaba Zainol Abidin; Vikneswaran Nair; Sridar Ramachandran; Ahmad Shuib
Publisher
Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Malaysian Forester, 2011, 74, 2, pp 143-156
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The number of tourist arrivals is an important factor to predict the tourism demand so shat the government, industries and other stakeholders can plan effective strategies on maintaining and boosting tourism industry in a country. This paper presented the application of a fuzzy time series method...

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Sarahintu, M.; Tarmudi, Z.
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 481-488
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Dark tourism associated with war, genocide, assassination and other tragic events. It became also one of significant tourist destinations. In WW2, Japanese occupation covered almost Southeast Asian area. Such around 4 year is important part of national history for each Southeastern countries. This...

Author(s)
Masutani, S.
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 315-317
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The environmental impacts of tourism studies have been extensively studied on resident's attitudes and perspectives at different setting especially on the natural environment. The study of perceptual environmental impacts by tourists is equally important in examining the quality of the environment...

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Saliza Rozelee; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
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 32-38
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The tourism development in Kilim Karst Geoforest Park (KKGP) in Langkawi has brought many changes to the local community. These changes regarded as an important benefit to them. A household survey based on sample of 302 respondents in 3 villages around KKGP and a face to face was conducted in for 2 ...

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Nurul Azwa, A.; Ahmad, S.; Sridar Ramachandran; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
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 114-120

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