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Community-based tourism is a type of tourism which seeks to achieve sustainable development of rural communities whereby their standard of living can be improved without jeopardising environmental integrity. Sabah is one of the states in Malaysia that is well-endowed with tourism attractions based...

Author(s)
Mohd Jirey Kumalah; Gusni Saat; Jabil Mapjabil; Rosazman Hussin; Teuku Afrizal; Mustapa Abu Talip
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 12, pp 112-128
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Community-based tourism (CBT) in developing countries has been given a serious attention by the government because it has great potential to enhance the socio-economic well-being of the community who participate in it. This paper explores the views and perceptions of stakeholders who are in charge...

Author(s)
Rosazman Hussin; Suhaimi Md. Yasir; Velan Kunjuraman
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2015, 9, 5, pp 154-156
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Homestay programme is one of several community-based tourism activities which has the potential of advancing the rural community. In order to succeed in this programme, the parties involved, especially the homestay operators need to identify sustainable approaches that can simultaneously bring...

Author(s)
Rosazman Hussin; Velan Kunjuraman
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2014, 10, 3, pp 160-174
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This study focuses on local community participation in the tourism recovery programme of post-earthquake disaster in Mesilou Village Kundasang Sabah. Mesilou Village is located nearby Mount Kinabalu. Community-Based Tourism (CBT) in this village offer many benefit to the local community...

Author(s)
Raihan Anas; Rosazman Hussin; Teuku Afrizal
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2018, 14, 3, pp 116-127
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Ecotourism related activities such as river boating, wild life viewing, jungle trekking, fire fly watching, trees planting and homestay programme have been introduced in Abai Village, Lower Kinabatangan, Sabah since 2005. Majority of the local communities are willing to participate in ecotourism...

Author(s)
Rosazman Hussin; Fadzilah Majid Cooke; Velan Kunjuraman
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 169-175
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The main objective of this study is to identify international tourist satisfaction towards tourism activities and tourist facilities in Mamutik Island, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Mamutik Island is located in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and it can be reached in 20 minutes by boat from Jesselton...

Author(s)
Velan Kunjuraman; Rosazman Hussin; Abdul Rahman Ahmad
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 225-234
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Fishing tourism which is one of the most popular forms of alternative tourism in Western countries is still new in Malaysia. This paper examines the concept and segmentation aspects as well as the potential of research on fishing tourism in this country. From a conceptual point of view, the...

Author(s)
Mohd Zulhalmi Ibrahim; Gusni Saat; Weng ChanNgai; Jabil Mapjabil; Rosazman Hussin; Mohamad Pirdaus Yusoh
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 12, pp 9-22
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This review paper observes the gap in the tourism literature, specifically on issues regarding communities' qualities of life through eco(tourism) activities in both developed and developing countries. Based on the previous literature, it was found that the term 'social transformation' is often...

Author(s)
Velan Kunjuraman; Rosazman Hussin
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 3, pp 54-66
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This paper explores the challenges faced by the participants of community-based homestay programme in Dagat Village of Lower Kinabatangan-Segama Wetlands of Sabah, Malaysia. Primary data were gathered through field observation and in-depth interviews conducted with the participants in September...

Author(s)
Velan Kunjuraman; Rosazman Hussin
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2017, 21, pp 1-9

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