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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the potential of Penang in being a dark tourism destination in Malaysia with the influence of urban tourism development. Design/methodology/approach: A systematic review was conducted to serve as a foundation by highlighting the number of dark...

Author(s)
Tan, G. A.; Lim, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 68-80
Abstract

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
Abstract

Homestay programme is one of several community-based tourism activities which has the potential of advancing the rural community. In order to succeed in this programme, the parties involved, especially the homestay operators need to identify sustainable approaches that can simultaneously bring...

Author(s)
Rosazman Hussin; Velan Kunjuraman
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2014, 10, 3, pp 160-174
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to provide an integrated model to explain the simultaneous impact of gastronomy and destination attractiveness on tourist behaviour. Design/methodology/approach: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Melaka and Penang, Malaysia, targeting international ...

Author(s)
Leong QueeLing; Shahrim Ab Karim; Khairil Wahidin Awang; Ainul Zakiah, A. B.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 11, 4, pp 573-592
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Tourist's profile plays a vital role in tourism planning. This paper analyses the subject by comparing the tourist's profile and travel expenditures between domestic and international tourists to Semporna, Sabah. This paper compares profile of tourists based on socio-demographic characteristics,...

Author(s)
Wei ChiaKei; Ahmad, S.; Sridar, R.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
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 200-210
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In the context of regional tourism, various tourism strategies and programs have been implemented to enhance the influx of tourists. However, there is a tendency of tourists' concentration or spatial tourists' imbalance between destinations and among states within the contact of regional tourism...

Author(s)
Wan Suzita, W. I.; Habibah Ahmad; Hamzah Jusoh; Mohd Fuad, M. J.; Mushrifah Idris
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 11, pp 169-186
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Purpose - To establish tourist visitation to new tourism areas is in most cases dependent on tourists ' behavior. Indeed, tourist visitation is considered among the primary components of the marine tourism operation. Such behavior is usually enacted in the form of destination awareness, destination ...

Author(s)
Saimi Mohd Isa; Lizana Ramli
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 1, pp 103-117
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Malaysia has experienced a significant increase in tourist arrivals over the past 10 years. The challenge is to sustain this growth and therefore it is important to understand the factors influencing inbound tourism to Malaysia. This paper investigates the economic and non-economic determinants of...

Author(s)
Habibi, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 9, pp 909-930
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This study attempts to empirically test the mediating effect of overall tourist satisfaction between travel motivations (push and pull) and destination loyalty. The tourism motivations were found significantly and positively related to tourist satisfaction. The results also supported that the ...

Author(s)
Battour, M. M.; Battor, M. M.; Mohd Ismail
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 3, pp 279-297
Abstract

This study centres on tourists' satisfaction level; with specific attention given to their experience and expectation of 20 holiday attributes during their visits to Penang. The study adapts the model of Holiday Satisfaction (HOLSAT) to measure the difference between experience and expectation of ...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Diana Mohamad; Saliza Rozelee; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 7, pp 70-81

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