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Forty-five papers and two abstracts from the title conference are presented under the following themes: tourism planning; community tourism development; tourism management; tourism impacts; tourism business; tourism marketing; hospitality management; tourism spatial development; nature-based...

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.; Bahauddin, 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 x + 487 pp.
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This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
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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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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to share how a tourism cooperative creates economic sustainability as well as bringing socio-cultural and environmental benefits to its members. Design/methodology/approach - The authors' case study was the Miso Walai Homestay in Batu Puteh on the Kinabatangan ...

Author(s)
Nor Haniza Mohamad; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 4, pp 315-328
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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

Like other special interest tourism products, homestay as a community-based tourism product has shown substantial growth in terms of number of visits in recent years. Nevertheless, compared to other special interest tourism products, visitor behavior in homestay tourism has been neglected by the...

Author(s)
Jamal, S. A.; Nor'Ain Othman; Nik Maheran, N. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 1, pp 48-61
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Communities play a big role as a human resource in various economic sectors, including tourism. However, there are several challenges and barriers facing by communities across the globe to get involved in economy sector especially in tourism sector. The challenges and barriers vary according to...

Author(s)
Izatul Yussof; Sharareh Khosravi; Azizi Bahauddin; Badaruddin 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 169-176
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Sustainable tourism emphasises responsible utilisation of economic, socio-cultural and environmental resources for tourism development. Extant literature in sustainable tourism leans towards subjective and qualitative description in explaining the dynamic nature of the trans-disciplinary indicators ...

Author(s)
Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran; Gill, S. S.; Sridar Ramachandran; Ahmad Shuib; Baum, T.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 7, pp 1256
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The idea of this paper is to suggest an alternative 'Operational Business Model' for rural revitalisation using a green economy approach of volunteer tourism. It attempted to foresee the possibility of volunteer tourist, tourism business and local community as a possible partner. Using successful...

Author(s)
Hairul Nizam Ismail; Hafizul Ridzwan Yahya; Jannahtul Izzati Rahman
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 145-158
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The George Town heritage area in Malaysia was listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 2008. Such a nomination brings international accountability with extensive constructive influence on the local and regional development processes as the tourism industry is the second largest source of...

Author(s)
Mohammad Javad, M. T.; Aldrin Abdullah; Azizi Bahauddin; Massoomeh Hedayati Marzbali
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2014, 8, 1, pp 123-133

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