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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

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 sustainable use of forest resources, as compared to traditional uses such as logging or mining. However, whether turning forests into tourist sites can generate incomes comparable to the lucrative traditional activities is less clear. We estimated the recreational values of the...

Author(s)
Gwee SaiLing; Tan, A. K. G.; Suresh Narayanan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2019, 38, 4, pp 327-342
Abstract

Assessment of valuable geological resources is critical in ensuring sustainable utilization of resources at geological sites for education, tourism, recreational and conservation purposes. This research aims to develop a comprehensive method of assessing heritage resources of geological sites based ...

Author(s)
Muzaffar Yusry; Simon, N.; Tanot Unjah
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 23, 3, pp 861-872
Abstract

This research analyses individuals' willingness to pay (WTP) for the conservation of tourism spots in the Damai district, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The study applied the dichotomous choice contingent valuation method to a random sample of 160 domestic visitors. Results indicated a per person...

Author(s)
Alias Radam; Shazali Abu Mansor; Abas Said; Afizah Merican
Publisher
Centre for Research on Tourism, Bandung, Indonesia
Citation
ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 2002, 1, 1, pp 53-62
Abstract

Twenty five papers are presented from seven sessions of an international seminar held on ecotourism for forest conservation and community development. The focus is on Asia. The sessions are: overview of ecotourism, realistic expectations, and current trends and issues (five papers); ecotourism in...

Publisher
Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia-Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RECOFTC report, 1997, No. 15, pp x + 281 pp.
AbstractFull Text

Natural resources such as mangrove forests offer numerous benefits to society. These benefits are either direct or indirect. Mangroves are important for ecological functions that provide coastal protection, nutrient requirements for offshore ecosystems and water purification. The valuation...

Author(s)
Zaiton, S.; Hazandy, A. H.; Herman, M. A. S.
Publisher
Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty, Antalya, Turkey
Citation
International Antalya Hospitality Tourism and Travel Research conference proceedings, Antalya, Turkey, 9-12 December 2014, 2014, pp 206-219

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