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Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
Abstract

Ecological tourism is intimately associated with natural features such as scenic beauty, beaches and marine areas, flora and fauna, parks and conservation areas. Increasingly, this tourism is organized to help in the cause of rural poverty alleviation through community-based initiatives. This study ...

Author(s)
Goh HongChing
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 3, pp 42-52
Abstract

Community-based ecotourism is one of the most dynamic sectors of the Malaysian tourism industry. The destinations include remote traditional communities where national parks, game reserves and other protected areas serve as the background setting for such activities. Ecotourism's principle is...

Author(s)
Amat Ramsa Yaman; Abdullah Mohd
Publisher
ANSInet, Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2004, 4, 4, pp 583-589
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Island tourism is one of the fastest growth sectors in Malaysia. Islands in Malaysia are famous around the globe with its beautiful nature, culture and sparkling blue seawater. Malaysia boasts some of the most beautiful islands. An amazing number of these natural treasures lay nestled in tranquil...

Author(s)
Muhamad Ferdhaus Sazali; Mohd Rezza, P. A.; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of International Conference on Tourism Development, 'Building the future of tourism', Penang, Malaysia, 4-5 February 2013, 2013, pp 121-126
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
Abstract

Ecotourism is a normative concept defined and driven by generalized principles concerning local livelihoods and conservation of natural and cultural environments. Supply-side studies considering the applicability of these principles in practice are limited. In particular, an understanding of how...

Author(s)
Thompson, B. S.; Gillen, J.; Friess, D. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 2, pp 257-276
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Gunung Reng area is one of interesting places in the state of Kelantan, Malaysia. It is located in Batu Melintang sub-district, along the East-West Expressway in Jeli district in the northwestern corner of Kelantan. Though the local people designated Gunung Reng as a 'gunung' (the Malay word for...

Author(s)
Nor Fadilah, M. A.; Menti Saysa, H.; Nur Amalina, A. K.; Amal Najihah, M. N.; Dony Adriansyah, N.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2015, 10, 1, pp 179-204
Abstract

Using partial least squares-structural equation modeling, we analyzed data from 410 questionnaires completed by a sample of residents from the vicinity of the George Town World Heritage Site (WHS), Malaysia, to investigate the effects of community factors on residents' perceptions and support for...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Kock, N.; Ahmad, A. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 2, pp 198-216
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to explore the conservation of cultural heritage among the Temuan indigenous tribe that inhabits the southern part of peninsula Malaysia since 2,500 BC. According to a statistical survey, most indigenous tribe communities are one of the poor income group populations in...

Author(s)
Salbiah Abd Rahman
Publisher
Sustain Society, Kyoto, Japan
Citation
The 4th International Conference on sustainable future for human security, Kyoto, Japan, 19-21 October 2013, 2013, pp 137-142
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George Town, Penang is one of the historic tourist destinations that have been recognized as the World Heritage Site (WHS) by UNESCO in July 2008. However, there are heritage buildings that are not well conserved. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the conservation management of heritage...

Author(s)
Rosniza Aznie, C. R.; Nur Athirah Khalid
Publisher
Penerbit Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjung Malim, Malaysia
Citation
Geografi, 2017, 5, 3, pp 1-7

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