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These proceedings examine the theories and application of tourism research in Malaysia. The proceedings consist of 30 papers on the role of small firms in sustainable tourism; environmental management practices of a hotel in Malaysia; measurement of customer satisfaction in the ecotourism area;...

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.; Sirat, M.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd National Symposium on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia 18 July 2009. Theories and Applications, 2009, pp 246 pp.
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The tourism industry contributes to the national economy and local development. It also gives, through direct and indirect involvement, positive impact on the local community itself by improving its quality of life and well-being. Hence, the rationale for the identification of the tourism potential ...

Author(s)
Nadiah Abdul Halim; Choy ErAh; Adam, J. H.; Mohd Afiq, A. J.; Siti Norhafizah, A. T.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2012, 8, 9, pp 13-21
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The potential of Kuala Lipis as a heritage tourism destination is based on the fact that humans have settled here since 2500-2400 years ago. This study focused on the remains of historical buildings and areas that have the potential to be designated as investment assets and to uplift the local...

Author(s)
Siti Norsakira Mohamed; Rosniza Aznie, C. R.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2018, 14, 1, pp 102-115
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Tour guides play a critical role in ascertaining the success of a visit made by tour groups or individuals. The information they provide plays a significant role in how tourists interpret and appreciate the tourist sites and products. Tourists who are attentive, interested, questioning and...

Author(s)
Ling TanPoh; Shuhaida Md Noor; Lim KhorYoke; Ramli Mohamed
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd Regional Conference on Tourism Research, 'Venturing into new tourism research', Penang, Malaysia, 22 November 2011 , 2011, pp 311
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Melaka is a popular tourist destination, rich in historical and cultural heritage attraction. These attractions offer learning opportunities to various visitors. Based on this strength, Malacca has ventured into educational tourism. This study aimed at investigating the perception of domestic ...

Author(s)
Sri Winarni Samsir; Habibah Ahmad; Er AhChoy; Hamzah Jusoh; Mohd Fuad, M. J.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 11, pp 156-167
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As one of the important World Heritage Site - the Archaeological Heritage of Lenggong Valley, Malaysia, cultural tourism should be promoted along with heritage tourism by developing a number of linked sites as a heritage trail. For helping the development of such, this study evaluates the...

Author(s)
Mat Stafa Rapidah; Kamal Roslan Mohamed; Che Aziz Ali; Mohd Shafeea Leman; Mokhtar Saidin
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 23, 3, pp 702-718
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The competitive situation and greater challenges within the tourism industry worldwide entail a better understanding of destination image and destination loyalty (future behavioural intention) to achieve Malaysia's apiration to retain its international reputation as one of the most desirable ...

Author(s)
Mahadzirah Mohamad; Ahmad Rusdi Abdullah; Safiek Mokhlis
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Management and Sustainability, 2012, 2, 1, pp 181-189
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The Archaeological Heritage of Lenggong Valley has a high potential to be developed as geotourism and archaeotourism destination. The diversity in geology and geomorphology of the area represent scientific, cultural, aesthetic as well as recreational values and together define the geodiversity of...

Author(s)
Mat Stafa Rapidah; Kamal Roslan Mohamed; Che Aziz Ali; Mohd Shafeea Leman; Mokhtar Saidin
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 22, 2, pp 597-624
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Tourism destinations should be planned and designed to play a role in enhancing the state of mindfulness among visitors. Mindfulness refers to a state of mind of visitors who are actively engaged with the surroundings in processing information and is associated with greater learning and...

Author(s)
Vithya Ganesan; Ramli Mohamed; Lim KhorYoke; Shuhaida Md Noor
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 428-446
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Tourism has been one of the largest contributors towards Malaysian GDP over the last three decades. In essence, Malaysia generated 1,795,500 employments in 2013 of which some 6.5% of the total employment was created in the tourism sector. The study deals with extraction of tourists' expenditure in...

Author(s)
Syakir Amir; Osman, M. M.; Syahriah Bachok; Mansor Ibrahim
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2015, 28, pp 443-452

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