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Cover for Community-based tourism in Asia.

This chapter examines evaluation criteria and steps towards community-based tourism (CBT) development to guide the development of more effective community tourism in Asia. The criteria to evaluate successful CBT suggested by the professionals were summarized into six main factors: (1) CBT should...

Author(s)
Rocharungsat, P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A case study of ecotourism in Thailand and its immediate neighbouring countries is provided. Although it is argued that ecotourism is less important in relative terms than similarly endowed countries such as Costa Rica, Nepal and Kenya, two main components can be identified in the Thai ecotourism...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Ecotourism in the less developed world., 1998, pp 160-179
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The negative impact of tourism development to the environment has received considerable debate in the past. Many have agreed that the success of a tourism industry is dependent upon wise usage and management of the natural environment. There is a need to examine whether the value and practices of...

Author(s)
Yusof, N.; Said, I.; Osman, Z.; Che Daud, M. F.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 183-193
Abstract

This paper shares Malaysia's experience in the development of its tourism industry (including cultural and rural tourism). Also highlighted is Malaysia's effort to alleviate poverty, and the role of tourism in this regard.

Author(s)
Toyad, L. M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 213-215
Abstract

Part one of this paper emphasizes the need to adopt a market led approach to rural tourism, and deals with the subject of competitive positioning. Part two provides best practice guidelines for market research. Part three presents Tourism Development International's market research programme on ...

Author(s)
MacNulty, P.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Rural tourism in Europe: experiences, development and perspectives, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro 24-25 June 2002, Kielce, Poland, 6-7 June 2003, Yaremcha, Ukraine, 25-26 September 2003, 2004, pp 123-126
Abstract

This chapter examines issues of importance in managing marine ecotourism in Malaysia. An extreme case study, Sipadan, which is grossly mismanaged, is described, this being based on a literature survey and an unpublished dissertation by Musa (1998). It is revealed that tourism development in Sipadan ...

Author(s)
Musa, G.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Marine ecotourism: issues and experiences, 2003, pp 122-137
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Cover for Host and guest perceptions of tourism impacts in island settings: a Malaysian Perspective.

This chapter discusses cross-cultural exchanges in Malaysian island tourism development. This chapter investigates the exchanges between hosts and guests, and the potential impacts of cultural differences on perceptions of sustainable tourism development in the small island settings of Malaysia.

Author(s)
Fathilah Ismail; King, B.; Ihalanayake, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper describes the tourism management at Kinabalu Park in Sabah, Malaysia. It discusses: the tourism attraction and development of facilities; visitor arrivals; revenue; park policy; visitor or tourism impacts; steps taken to manage visitors or tourists; and the park's public awareness...

Author(s)
Basintal, P.
Publisher
DOC Science Publishing, Science & Research Unit, Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the World Heritage Managers Workshop, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, 26-30 October, 2000, 2001, pp 99-103
Abstract

The first part of this paper presents an overview of tourism development and the economic impact of tourism in Malaysia. The paper then considers the role of tourism in poverty alleviation in the country, and suggests some tourism activities that could help improve the livelihoods of the poor in...

Author(s)
Junaida Lee Abdullah
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 115-123

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