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Langkawi Island is most competitive tourist destination in Malaysia. Tourism industry in Langkawi boost in late 1980's after this destination declared as free-duty Island. From 2005 until 2011, tourism industry in Langkawi Island always recorded the positive growth and the next development will...

Author(s)
Norizawati Mohd Ayob; Azizul Ahmad; 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 301-309
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Putrajaya as Malaysia administrative centre has great potential to become one of the tourism destination. Diversification of existing tourism products have become the backbone of the success of Putrajaya in the domestic and international tourism map. This study aimed to see how Putrajaya maintain...

Author(s)
Nur Amirah, K. Z.; Habibah Ahmad; Choy ErAh; Nur Atiqah, K. Z.; Hamzah Jusoh
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 13, pp 74-88
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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
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Realising that tourism is a fragile sector, many tourist destinations compete with each other to remain relevant in the global tourism market. A successful destination must be able to provide diverse tourism products and better quality experience than others and more importantly meet the tourists'...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Badaruddin Mohamed; Gelareh Abooali
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2012, 1, 1, pp 85-101
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Malaysia rural tourism is composed of a large number of rural communities, each with distinct and varied assets. Within Malaysia, it is noticeable that tourism demand drivers play an important role in generating trips to rural tourism areas. Nonetheless, there are a number of strengths, weaknesses, ...

Author(s)
Lo Chiun [Lo, C. M. ]; Thurasamy Ramayah; Yeo Wee [Yeo, W. A. ]
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2016, 9, 4, pp 27-43
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International and domestic tourism are leading economic activities in today's world. Tourism has been known to generate goods and services directly and indirectly, attract foreign currency, stimulate employment and provide opportunities for investment. It has also been recognized as an important...

Author(s)
Chang ChiaLin; Khamkaew, T.; Tansuchat, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 3, pp 481-507
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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
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This study explores the key factors that encapsulate the travel decision of international tourists and examines their impression of the destination based on the identified factors. The findings of this study provide invaluable insights to marketers for effective tourism marketing and promoting the ...

Author(s)
Mehran Nejati; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2014, 4, 2, pp 106-116
Abstract

This research examines the medical tourism destination personality perceptions of Malaysia, a leading medical tourism destination country. A content analysis of international cosmetic surgery patients' online testimonials from a medical tourism facilitator's website shows that medical tourists have ...

Author(s)
Guiry, M.
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 3, pp 202-226
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The demand for cruising has increasingly grown over the years which create a new trend for tourist to seek for a vacation in a different environment. The rapid growth of river cruise and geographical expanding has increased the cruising complexity and growing the socio-economic, environmental and...

Author(s)
Faieznor Mohd Nasir; Mohd Hafiz Hanafiah
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 175-187

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