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This special issue (14 articles) focuses on sustainable tourism in Malaysia and addresses the theme "Inclusive responsibility towards sustainable community well-being". Seven articles are related to giant panda tourism, based on research carried out within the first year of their arrival in...

Author(s)
Shuib, A.; Ramachandran, S.
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 1-222
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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...

Author(s)
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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The development of sustainable community-based tourism is aimed at satisfying the objectives of all stakeholders in the system. The interrelationships among the stakeholders must be fully recognised since each stakeholder's needs may be dissimilar from the others. The challenge for local...

Author(s)
Mohd Romzee Ibrahim; Ahmad Shuib
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 35-49
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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...

Author(s)
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...

Author(s)
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 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...

Author(s)
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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This paper is part of a research that estimates the Environmentally Sustainable Tourism Yield (ESTY) for Perhentian Island in Malaysia. ESTY is calculated by subtracting the environmental outflow from the estimated inflow of five tourism products, which are accommodation, food and beverage,...

Author(s)
Rosmini Ismail; Hartini Jaafar; Khalizul Khalid
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 51-70

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