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This study analyzes the impact of (i) societal drivers and (ii) climate change on the sustainable development of coastal tourism in Kudat. The scope of this study encompasses local societal drivers, such as related government stakeholders, environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs), the...

Author(s)
Choy ErAh
Publisher
World Food Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2015, 13, 3/4, pp 147-149
Abstract

Purpose: Rural tourism has emerged as one of the potential economic contributors to the country's economic growth. To this extent, tourism stakeholders are aware of the rural tourism destination competitiveness where the development should be aligned with the objectives to achieve destination...

Author(s)
Chin CheeHua; Thian SuZhuang [Thian, S. Z. S. ]; Lo MayChiun
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2017, 72, 2, pp 238-260
Abstract

An increasing number of studies reveal that tourism industry makes a substantial contribution towards socioeconomic growth and development of tourism led economies. However, tourism steered economic growth and development is achieved at the cost of environmental pollution and degradation. The main...

Author(s)
Muhammad Azam; Md Mahmudul Alam; Hafeez, M. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, 190, pp 330-338
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This study investigated the factors affecting tourist's satisfaction visiting highland tourism destination based on the grounded model study. The district officers, environmental officers, non-government organization, as well as local residents and farmers were approached via semi-structured...

Author(s)
Hua AngKean
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2018, 10, 2, pp 12-22
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This paper investigates the differences between residents' perceptions toward tourism development in two rural tourism destinations, one of which has already been inscribed as a World Heritage Site (WHS). The effects of environmental and cultural attitudes, as well as individual economic gain and...

Author(s)
Shuhaida Md Noor; Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Rabeeh Barghi
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 24, 1, pp 14-30
Abstract

Past literature has posited that tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors and has been signified as an attractive investment proposition. Rural tourism sector has been actively promoted by the Malaysian government and currently, it is considered as one of the cornerstone of Malaysia's...

Author(s)
Lo MayChiun; Ramayah, T.; Hui LeeHui [Hui, L. H. H. ]
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2014, 7, 4, pp 84-94
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Ecotourism is usually regarded as responsible travel to nature-based areas with the aims to enjoy nature while at the same time to contribute towards the protection and conservation of nature as well as to the welfare of local communities in that area. Most significantly, ecotourism should provide...

Author(s)
Azreen Rozainee Abdullah; Weng ChanNgai; 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 332-344
Abstract

It is undeniable that ICTs play an important role in alleviating poverty as it has the capacity to generate more income for the local communities and subsequently increase their standard of living. Past researchers have evidenced that ICTs, in the form of telecasters, have contributed to tourism...

Author(s)
Lo MayChiun; Cheuk, S.; Atang, A.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 2014, 21, 6, pp 950-961
AbstractFull Text

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

Sustainable tourism uses the resources of an area and attempts to create a balance between potential and existing activities. Practical case studies of sustainable tourism are difficult to identify because of the involvement of interrelated variables and dimensions. The study measures the index of...

Author(s)
Md. Anowar, H. B.; Chamhuri Siwar; Shaharuddin Mohamad Ismail
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social Indicators Research, 2016, 128, 3, pp 1029-1045

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