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Langkawi Island is most competitive tourist destination in Malaysia. Tourism industry in Langkawi boost in late 1980's after this destination declared as free-duty Island. From 2005 until 2011, tourism industry in Langkawi Island always recorded the positive growth and the next development will...

Author(s)
Norizawati Mohd Ayob; Azizul Ahmad; Badaruddin Mohamed
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 301-309
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Putrajaya as Malaysia administrative centre has great potential to become one of the tourism destination. Diversification of existing tourism products have become the backbone of the success of Putrajaya in the domestic and international tourism map. This study aimed to see how Putrajaya maintain...

Author(s)
Nur Amirah, K. Z.; Habibah Ahmad; Choy ErAh; Nur Atiqah, K. Z.; Hamzah Jusoh
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 13, pp 74-88
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Community-based tourism is a type of tourism which seeks to achieve sustainable development of rural communities whereby their standard of living can be improved without jeopardising environmental integrity. Sabah is one of the states in Malaysia that is well-endowed with tourism attractions based...

Author(s)
Mohd Jirey Kumalah; Gusni Saat; Jabil Mapjabil; Rosazman Hussin; Teuku Afrizal; Mustapa Abu Talip
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 12, pp 112-128
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Realising that tourism is a fragile sector, many tourist destinations compete with each other to remain relevant in the global tourism market. A successful destination must be able to provide diverse tourism products and better quality experience than others and more importantly meet the tourists'...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Badaruddin Mohamed; Gelareh Abooali
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2012, 1, 1, pp 85-101
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The tourism industry contributes to the national economy and local development. It also gives, through direct and indirect involvement, positive impact on the local community itself by improving its quality of life and well-being. Hence, the rationale for the identification of the tourism potential ...

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Nadiah Abdul Halim; Choy ErAh; Adam, J. H.; Mohd Afiq, A. J.; Siti Norhafizah, A. T.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2012, 8, 9, pp 13-21
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Countries in the ASEAN region are highly dependent on island and coastal tourism. However, the destination countries need to formulate strategies to continue retaining tourist arrivals to their islands as well as increasing the number each year. For tourists, planning a careful journey by...

Author(s)
Ruhizal Roosli; Jamil Jusoh
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 163-173
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The burgeoning popularity of World Heritage Sites (WHSs) has negatively impacted the sustainability of the historic environment of the sites due to the increasing number of tourist arrivals. Too many pressures from human activity, especially tourists could potentially damage the physical condition...

Author(s)
Nurul Diyana, M. K.; Hairul Nizam Ismail; Syed Muhammad, R. S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 582-600
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Touristic assets be they nature or cultural-based have now becoming an important part of the prerequisites for ensuring sustainable tourism. It becomes a prime motivation among tourists, especially for destinations and states that have ample natural resources. In Malaysia, Pahang is one states that ...

Author(s)
Habibah Ahmad; Hamzah Jusoh; Mushrifah Idris; Amriah Buang; Nur Amirah, K. Z.; Sri Winarni Samsir; Ahmad Nazrin, A. A.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2013, 9, 3, pp 80-94
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Betung Kerihun National Park (TNBK) and Danau Sentarum National Park (TNDS) is one of the Conservation District that directly adjacent to neighboring Malaysia and as a form of Transboundary Conservation Area (TBCA) between Indonesia and Malaysia. This national park is also included in the National...

Author(s)
Yuniarti, E.; Soekmadi, R.; Arifin, H. S.; Noorachmat, B. P.
Publisher
Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Natural and Environmental Resources Management, 2018, 8, 1, pp 44-54
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The tourism sector has experienced continuous growth, thus, making it as one of the fastest growing economies and a key driver of socioeconomic progress in the world. Tourism asset is an important element in the tourism industry. There are several elements of the tourism attractions in a ...

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Habibah Ahmad; Asmilah Hani Mohamad; Hamzah Jusoh; Mastura Mahmud; Hazita Azman; Norngainy Mohd Tawil; Shamshubaridah Ramlee; Ruhaiza Abu Bakar; Amirah Muhammad Zin
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2017, 13, 1, pp 87-100

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