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Modern-day tourists are becoming more demanding than ever and this has increased the competition in tourism industry. Based on the tourists' perceptions, it is crucial to recognise the key success factors that act as the ultimate driving forces that will undeniably help in the development of the...

Author(s)
Chin CheeHua; Lo MayChiun
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 3, pp 227-247
Abstract

This study adapted the holiday satisfaction model to assess the satisfaction level of tourists in Penang Island, Malaysia, with regards to 20 holiday attributes, by measuring the gap between experiences and expectations of the same attributes. The attributes were categorised into four groups,...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Sulisa Mohd Paisar; Badaruddin Mohamed; Ala'a Nimer Abukhalifeh
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 2, pp 128-142
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This paper presents the early findings from a qualitative investigation conducted to examine how participation is practiced in a community-based tourism programme which offers homestay experience to tourists in Kedah, Malaysia. The first objective of the study was to determine where on the spectrum ...

Author(s)
Kalsom Kayat
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2002, 7, 2, pp 19-27
Abstract

As tourism industry evolves and becomes creative, developing tourism does not have to rely solely on large scale accommodation facilities. In coastal tourism, in particular, the role of small to medium scale premises may indeed be catalytic in attracting tourists and thus in advancing the tourism...

Author(s)
Asran Alias; Melasutra Md Dali
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2014, 10, 2, pp 199-209
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Throughout the course of any tour, the tourist invariably accrues a range of experiences. Such experiences constitute a perpetual flow of thoughts and feelings that occur during moments of consciousness. The outcome of an experience depends on how an individual, in a specific mood and state of...

Author(s)
Nur Izwani, A. A.; Fatimah Hassan; Mastura Jaafar
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 3, 1, pp 21-40
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Accommodation is one of the important aspects in the tourism development which is the competitive tourist sector. By providing adequate information of accommodation in terms of place, availability of facilities and price, it will be easier for travellers to choose any accommodation that meets their ...

Author(s)
Norfariza Zainal; Ernieza Suhana Mokhtar; Siti Maryam, A. W.; Nor Azlan Yusof; Surina Nayan
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 292-300
Abstract

Segmenting the motivation of travelers using the push and pull framework remains ubiquitous in tourism. This study segments the girlfriend getaway (GGA) market on motivation (push) and accommodation (pull) attributes and identifies relationships between these factors. Using a relatively novel...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.; Disegna, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 774-792
Abstract

Problem statement: Home stay program provided tourists multi ethnic life condition with cultural experiences and economic well beings for the local people. Malaysian home stay program differed from the other commercial home stay in the world. Home stay accommodation can create a scope to the local...

Author(s)
Md. Anowar, H. B.; Chamhuri Siwar; Shaharuddin Mohamad Ismail; Rabiul Islam
Publisher
Science Publications, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 9, 7, pp 1085-1090
Abstract

The excessive reliance of fossil fuels and carbon production from daily appliances especially in tourism accommodation premises could cause detrimental impact to the surrounding environment. This is due to the increase of carbon emissions which is one of the major contributors for greenhouse effect ...

Author(s)
Rashidi Othman; Siti Zubaidah, A. K.
Publisher
International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press (IACSIT), Jurong West, Singapore
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 2016, 7, 6, pp 410-414
Abstract

The main objective of this study is to identify the level of awareness on cleanliness management of homestay villages in Temerloh District. This study was carried out in two villages that were actively involved in homestay activities in Temerloh district namely Kampung Rumpun Makmur and FELDA...

Author(s)
Rosniza Aznie, C. R.; Zainor Nizam, Z. A.; Rosmiza, M. Z.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2018, 14, 1, pp 158-174

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