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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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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
Abstract

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 business tourism sector is recognized as a high-yield component of the tourism industry with hedonic economic impact on businesses, destinations, local economies, and the development of human capital. It is considered as one of the fastest developing and most profitable sectors. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Kashif Hussain; Jeetesh Kumar; Suresh Kannan; Manisa Mohamed Nor
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 4, pp 497-514
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Beaches in Malaysia are becoming attractive destinations for tourists all over the world because of their tranquil beauty. Previous research indicated the impact of motivation on behaviour intentions. Thus, the mediating role of tourists' satisfaction conceptualised as tourists' motivation on...

Author(s)
Shiva Hashemi; Shaian Kiumarsi; Azizan Marzuki
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 4, pp 319-337
Abstract

The competitive situation and greater challenges within the tourism industry worldwide entail a better understanding of destination image and destination loyalty (future behavioural intention) to achieve Malaysia's apiration to retain its international reputation as one of the most desirable ...

Author(s)
Mahadzirah Mohamad; Ahmad Rusdi Abdullah; Safiek Mokhlis
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Management and Sustainability, 2012, 2, 1, pp 181-189
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Tourism is an increasingly important aspect of modern life for the citizens of the world, due to enhanced mobility for leisure or business purposes. People have always been travelling from one place to another, and such travel has not been entirely secured most of the time, regardless of the period ...

Author(s)
Kuilis, P. B. nee; 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 318-322
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This study first uses the Esteban-Marquillas extension of the shift-share approach to analyse the growth of visitors to Singapore during the period 1990-2000, measured against the benchmark countries of Thailand, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. Second, it modifies the extended model to analyse the growth...

Author(s)
Toh, R. S.; Habibullah Khan; Lim LayLing
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2004, 43, 1, pp 57-66
Abstract

With the focus on Mount Kinabalu as a sport tourism destination, the push and pull theory (Dann, 1981) was adopted as framework to examine the travel motivation of sport tourists visiting Sabah, Malaysia. The Leisure Motivation Scale (Beard & Ragheb, 1983) and semantic differential instrument by...

Author(s)
Dolinting, E. E.; Aminuddin Yusof; Soon CheeChen
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2013, 13, 4, pp 547-556
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Tourism has been one of the main contributing sectors in the development of Penang. Being a UNESCO World Heritage site, Penang is well known among tourists for its street food. This study aims to examine the factors that determine tourist expenditure on Penang Street Food. A survey was conducted...

Author(s)
Ooi LiWin
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 15, 1, pp 83-88

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