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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
Abstract

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
Abstract

In the rural tourism industry, the environment has emerged to be of most concern to the local communities, followed by social-cultural and economic issues. Stemming from the awareness, the environment has become one of the main pillars for sustainable tourism development, particularly, rural...

Author(s)
Chin CheeHua; Lo MayChiun; Abang Azlan Mohamad; Vikneswaran Nair
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2017, 10, 3, pp 120-132
Abstract

Sport tourism has become a popular sub-sector in the tourism industry today. Until the early 1990s, tourism and sports existed as two distinct areas of activities but the success in organizing the World Conference on Sport Tourism in Barcelona, Spain 2001 has resulted in more serious attention...

Author(s)
Jabil Mapjabil; Mazdi Marzuki; Mohd Jirey Kumalah; Logeswaran Tangavello; Mohammad Kadir, Z. A.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 12, pp 23-31
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It is commonly assumed that formulation of tourism policies and the marketing of destination areas are dictated by the needs and interests of visitors. Often ignored however, are the views of the local communities, the roles they play in these processes as well as the impacts on the indigenous...

Author(s)
Shaista Falak; Chiun LoMay; Wee Yeo [Wee, Y. A. ]
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2016, 64, 3, pp 311-327
Abstract

Set in Malaysia's Lenggong Valley World Heritage Site (WHS), this paper uses stakeholder theory to explore the heterogeneity of positive and negative perceptions among residents and their effects on residents' support for and participation in sustainable tourism development. Data from 221...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 1, pp 34-48
Abstract

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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This paper examines how tourism development of Langkawi into a popular tourist destination and the impacts to the local economy also generating local community income. In the second phase of the development project known as "Langkawi Tourism Blueprints". Langkawi is made into a nature ecotourism ...

Author(s)
Nurul Azwa Ahmad; Ahmad Shuib; Sridar Ramachandran; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
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 101-107
Abstract

This paper investigates and compares the effects of residents' perceptions of the impacts of tourism on community participation and support for tourism development across urban and rural world heritage sites (WHSs). Partial least squares - structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM), has been employed...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Ringle, C. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Ramayah, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 147-158
Abstract

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

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