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Purpose - The aim of this paper is to examine the various indicators of marine waste management and its adaptability to the tourism industry in Semporna District, Sabah. Marine waste management was identified as a serious concern in Semporna, specifically the increase in general and hazardous waste ...

Author(s)
Sudesh Prabhakaran; Vikneswaran Nair; Sridar Ramachandran
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 4, pp 365-376
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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 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
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Medical tourism has become one of the most important sectors generating foreign exchange for Malaysia. The government has intensified its effort to promote the country as a popular destination among foreign travellers seeking medical care outside their country. Thus, rigorous research is expected...

Author(s)
Zainudin Awang; Asyraf Afthanorhan; Mahadzirah Mohamad; Asri, M. A. M.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2015, 6, 1, pp 29-45
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This study develops a conceptual framework for destination brand equity that goes beyond image by adapting and expanding a multidimensional consumer-based brand equity scale for application within a tourism context. The empirical results, based on a consumer survey in Malaysia (n=326) measuring the ...

Author(s)
Im HyunJung [Im, H. J. H. ]; Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]; Elliot, S.; Han HeeJoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 4, pp 385-403
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Climate change has long since ceased to be a scientific curiosity and is no longer just one of many environmental and regulatory concerns. It is a growing crisis with economic, health and safety, food production, security and other dimensions. Shifting weather patterns for example, threaten food...

Author(s)
Awangku Hassanal, B. P. B.
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 50-56
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This study examines the demand for Thai tourism by 7 major origin countries (Australia, Japan, Korea Republic, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK and the USA), using data covering the period 1963-2000 in Australia and the UK, and 1968-2000 for the other countries. The general-to-specific modelling...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Witt, S. F.; Li Gang
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 4, pp 363-387
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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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Edutourism which emphasizes the development of touristic assets within the campus ecosystem should be encouraged especially after the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Malaysia has launched Edutourism Package 101 in August 2015. The UKM Bangi Campus is also keen in developing campus asset as tourism ...

Author(s)
Li NgSheue; Habibah Ahmad; Hamzah Jusoh
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 12, pp 113-128
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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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