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International and domestic tourism are leading economic activities in today's world. Tourism has been known to generate goods and services directly and indirectly, attract foreign currency, stimulate employment and provide opportunities for investment. It has also been recognized as an important...

Author(s)
Chang ChiaLin; Khamkaew, T.; Tansuchat, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 3, pp 481-507
Abstract

A systematic overview of tourism's potential and pitfalls in developing countries is presented. Following an introduction chapter 2 addresses the question of why developing countries want tourism, what the expected benefits are, and how developing countries establish the industry. Chapter 3...

Author(s)
Oppermann, M.; Kye-Sung Chon
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in developing countries., 1997, pp xiv + 177 pp.
Abstract

There are divergent views concerning the efficacy of pro-poor community-based tourism as a tool for community development. Although theoretical perspectives give rise to optimism, the evidence leaves some doubt. There is merit therefore in paying attention to the facilitating conditions under which ...

Author(s)
Harris, R. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2009, 14, 2, pp 125-135
Abstract

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
Abstract

This article examines the tourism-led growth (TLG) hypothesis in Malaysia based upon quarterly data from 1991:Q1 to 2014:Q1. The Johansen-Juselius cointegration and the regime shift cointegration tests consistently show evidence of cointegration. In addition, we find evidence of unidirectional...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Tan EuChye
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, Suppl. 1, pp 1430-1450
Abstract

In many countries, especially one such as Malaysia, tourism has become a key factor in economic development, and the industry heavily relies on feedback from local residents. It is essential to observe and examine the perceptions of residents towards tourists and tourism development for better...

Author(s)
Hasani, A.; Sedigheh Moghavvemi; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 6, pp e0157624
Abstract

This article reviewed literature on potential benefits of agri-tourism for farmers and local communities in general. It also provided a review of agri-tourism development, particularly in Malaysia. Reviewing literature indicated that agri-tourism as an economic development instrument has great...

Author(s)
Neda Tiraieyari; Azimi Hamzah
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2012, 7, 31, pp 4357-4361
Abstract

This paper investigates the determinants of carbon dioxide emission with special emphasis on tourism development in Malaysia. Within a multivariate framework, which includes real GDP, energy consumption, financial development, and urbanization, cointegration and causality tests were applied to...

Author(s)
Sakiru Adebola Solarin
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2014, 25, 2, pp 228-241
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

This paper investigates the causal relationships between tourism and economic development in emerging market economies. By using annual data for the period of 1995-2014, this study applies Granger causality analysis across countries to find the causal relationships between international tourism...

Author(s)
Sokhanvar, A.; Çiftçioğlu, S.; Javid, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2018, 26, pp 97-106

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