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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

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) offers important mechanisms to generate revenue and benefits to local communities and government. At present, Ecotourism in Malaysia is increasing promoted as a sustainable use of Marine Protected Areas. Ecotourism presents our country with growing opportunities for...

Author(s)
Yacob, M. R.; Alias, R.; Zaiton, S.; Mohd Farid, M.
Publisher
International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press (IACSIT), Jurong West, Singapore
Citation
International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering (IPCBEE), 2012, 49, pp 15-19
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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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Financial sustainability of protected areas is one of the main challenges of management. Financial self-sufficiency is an important element in improving conservation effort in these areas. This study seeks to review best practices in recreational fee systems in different countries and to find a...

Author(s)
Sara Kaffashi; Mohd Rusli Yacob; Clark, M. S.; Alias Radam; Mohd Farid Mamat
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2015, 56, pp 9-19