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This paper is a conceptual study examining the implementation of the homestay programme as an establishment type in developing rural tourism in Malaysia focusing on rural community based tourism initiatives. It explores the policy background that encourages the growth of rural tourism in Malaysia....

Author(s)
Fadina Othman; Ferdhaus Sazali; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 10, 1, pp 65-76
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Community-based tourism (CBT) in developing countries has been given a serious attention by the government because it has great potential to enhance the socio-economic well-being of the community who participate in it. This paper explores the views and perceptions of stakeholders who are in charge...

Author(s)
Rosazman Hussin; Suhaimi Md. Yasir; Velan Kunjuraman
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2015, 9, 5, pp 154-156
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The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between local communities' involvement and sustainable rural tourism development in the existing tourism industry in Kuching namely, Kampung Annah Rais and Kampung Darul Islam Belimbing. In tourism industry, the way how tourism stakeholders are ...

Author(s)
Fong SookFun; Lo MayChiun
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 11, pp 125-146
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The development of a sustainable, community based tourism is determined on satisfying the objectives of all stakeholders in the system. The inter relationships among the stakeholders must be fully recognized since each stakeholder's needs may be dissimilar from the others. The challenge for local...

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Mohd Romzee Ibrahim; Ahmad Shuib; Sridar Ramachandran; Syamsul Herman Afandi
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 190-199
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The development of sustainable community-based tourism is aimed at satisfying the objectives of all stakeholders in the system. The interrelationships among the stakeholders must be fully recognised since each stakeholder's needs may be dissimilar from the others. The challenge for local...

Author(s)
Mohd Romzee Ibrahim; Ahmad Shuib
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 35-49
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Ecological tourism is intimately associated with natural features such as scenic beauty, beaches and marine areas, flora and fauna, parks and conservation areas. Increasingly, this tourism is organized to help in the cause of rural poverty alleviation through community-based initiatives. This study ...

Author(s)
Goh HongChing
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 3, pp 42-52
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Using the quantitative approach the experiences of two hundred sixty nine local tourists were tapped through a series of descriptive and inferential statistical methods. Findings clearly revealed that functional components (physical infrastructure, basic product needs and experience related...

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Nurliana Jaafar; Nor'ain Othman
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 129-136
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Community-based ecotourism is one of the most dynamic sectors of the Malaysian tourism industry. The destinations include remote traditional communities where national parks, game reserves and other protected areas serve as the background setting for such activities. Ecotourism's principle is...

Author(s)
Amat Ramsa Yaman; Abdullah Mohd
Publisher
ANSInet, Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2004, 4, 4, pp 583-589
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Geopark as a special tourism product has encouraged high-income economy with a lower impact on natural resources. Local community is becoming more involved and actively participating in the development of geopark, thereby taking the opportunity to enhance their social economic activities. The local ...

Author(s)
Norhafiza Md Sharif; Ku 'Azam, T. L.
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 140-149
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This study focuses on local community participation in the tourism recovery programme of post-earthquake disaster in Mesilou Village Kundasang Sabah. Mesilou Village is located nearby Mount Kinabalu. Community-Based Tourism (CBT) in this village offer many benefit to the local community...

Author(s)
Raihan Anas; Rosazman Hussin; Teuku Afrizal
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2018, 14, 3, pp 116-127

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