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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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Problem statement: Malaysian tourism industry has been growing considerably in recent years. The number of tourist arrivals has grown by 25% during 2006-2008. In comparison with Thailand and Singapore, Malaysia has more tourist arrivals but it has earned less income. The purpose of the study was to ...

Author(s)
Mohebi, M.; Khalid Abdul Rahim
Publisher
Science Publications, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Applied Sciences, 2010, 7, 12, pp 1593-1598
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Present research is sought to analyse asymmetrical effects of exchange rates and income of tourists on tourist arrivals in Malaysia. A non-linear model has been formulated to examine symmetrical and asymmetrical effects of exchange rate quarterly data from year 2000 to 2017. Results have revealed...

Author(s)
Karimi, M. S.; Khan, A. A.; Karamelİklİ, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 21, 2, pp 156-164
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Though still small by the standards of other countries in the region, the Malaysian tourism industry is poised to contribute much more to foreign exchange earnings as well as to the generation of income, investment and employment opportunities. The paper suggests that although the contribution of...

Author(s)
Abdullah, N. M. R.; Isa, A. H. M.
Citation
Options (Serdang), 1994, 9, 1, pp 14-16
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The purpose of this study is to estimate an inbound tourism demand model for Malaysia by incorporating new control variables - environmental pollution and crime rate. We found that tourism demand is sensitive to income, price of tourism in Malaysia, price of alternative tourism destinations,...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Tan EuChye
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2016, 27, 2, pp 189-200
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Ecotourism is a sustainable use of forest resources, as compared to traditional uses such as logging or mining. However, whether turning forests into tourist sites can generate incomes comparable to the lucrative traditional activities is less clear. We estimated the recreational values of the...

Author(s)
Gwee SaiLing; Tan, A. K. G.; Suresh Narayanan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2019, 38, 4, pp 327-342
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The tourism industry onLangkawi and Redang islands has played an important role in improving the well-being of the islands' community. This study aims to investigate the contribution of the tourism sector towards the well-being of the islanders through multiple indicators of well-being; employment, ...

Author(s)
Norizan Abdul Ghani; Nor Hafiza Azmi; Ali Puteh, D. A. H. M.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2013, 7, 4, pp 389-396
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This article revisits the tourism-growth nexus in Malaysia using time series quarterly data over the period 1975-2013. The authors examine the impact of tourism using two separate indicators - tourism receipts per capita and visitor arrivals per capita. Using the augmented Solow production function ...

Author(s)
Muhammad Shahbaz; Kumar, R. R.; Ivanov, S.; Nanthakumar Loganathan
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 1, pp 168-186
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The Malaysian government has introduced many Muslim-friendly tourism initiatives to attract Muslim tourists. However, the number of tourist arrivals to Malaysia from Muslim countries is smaller than the number of arrivals from non-Muslim countries, which calls into question the effectiveness of...

Author(s)
Ghani, G. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 20, pp 1-9
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The success of managing the natural environment by involving the community is strongly influenced by the local social conditions. This paper analyzes social capital inherent in the Muara Baimbai Community in Sei Nagalawan Village to manage the mangrove forest as an area valued for tourism. The...

Author(s)
Situmorang, R. O. P.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2018, 5, 1, pp 21-34

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