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Certain places have their own legends and myths. Some are exciting and continue to prevail while others are already forgotten. Those attractive elements of myths and legends, if properly packaged are capable of enhancing the competiveness of a tourist destination. This article discusses the...

Author(s)
Fatimah Hassan; Hamid Mohd. Isa
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2014, 10, 5, pp 168-179
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Tourism and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have been proven to have impact on economic country development. In order for tourism to be advantageous in terms of economic development, income earning, poverty diminution, and improving rural livelihoods, it should be associated with the local...

Author(s)
Munira Mhd Rashid; Mastura Jaafar; Norziani Dahalan
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 150-163
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The Lenggong valley located in Malaysia's state of Perak has been declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO in June 2012. It is in need of further improvement to enhance its competitiveness in the global tourism market. One sensible way to do this is by showcasing the uniquness of the place....

Author(s)
Fatimah Hassan; Zuraini Zakaria; Norsuhana Abdul Hamid; Main Rindam; Fatan Hamamah Yahya
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2013, 9, 2, pp 35-49
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Studies to determine local communities' satisfaction in tourism are important as they can serve as early warning or indicators of potential incidents or hostility and provide information on the problems arising before they become more serious (WTO, 2004). The purpose of this study was to determine...

Author(s)
Sitti Suraidah Anas; Hamimah Talib; Roszehan Mohd. Idrus; Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J. ]
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 438-443
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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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This study investigates the factors contributing to community participation in a World Heritage Site (WHS) using Motivation, Opportunity, and Ability (MOA) model. We examined the effects of these factors on three levels of community participation. The findings showed that motivation had the...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Ahmad, A. G.; Rabeeh Barghi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 142-153
Abstract

This chapter explores postcolonial connections between heritage and tourism within the contexts of Malaysia and Singapore, whose histories as British colonies are briefly summarized. The discussion focuses on the built colonial heritage of Singapore's city centre and Georgetown and Kuching, the...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and postcolonialism: contested discourses, identities and representations, 2004, pp 113-125
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This study presents the type and infrastructure elements that contribute to the movement of tourists in the Heritage City of Melaka, Malaysia. The Tourist Movement Infrastructure framework has been proposed to study the infrastructure elements that influence the tourist movements. Questionnaires...

Author(s)
Jamil Jusoh; Nor Fatimah, A. H.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2014, 9, 2, pp 161-173
Abstract

This editorial brings together several issues on which I have been working during the past two decades. Studies of tourism development in Southeast Asia were still in their infancy in the early 1990s when I became involved in a multidisciplinary programme of research to investigate various...

Author(s)
King, V. T.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2012, 20, 1, pp i-vii
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Conservation of historic areas and buildings has become an increasingly important feature in Peninsular Malaysia's older cities. The most recent heritage conservation projects, focused on the three main tourism centres of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Penang, are receiving political and financial...

Author(s)
Cartier, C. L.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1996, 21, 1, pp 45-53

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