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Malaysia's tourism industry has recorded significant growth rate over the past years. Using the case of the Langkawi Island, this study is motivated by the connectivity between the island's tourism industry and economic sector with specific attention given to adopting a suitable approach for ...

Author(s)
Azizan Marzuki; Mohammad, D.; Shardy Abdullah
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2015, 26, 1, pp 21-31
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Langkawi is currently re-developing its brand as an international geopark tourism spot. Popular for its boating activities, Kilim Geopark features its natural as attractions as its main products. With assistance from the government, tourism development helps spur the growth of local businesses....

Author(s)
Mohd Firdous Yacob; Mastura Jaafar; Azizan Marzuki
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 354-363
Abstract

Tourism development in Kilim Geopark had a significant impact on the growth of local businesses and has indirectly increased the living standards of the local community. The sustainability of tourism products is crucial to increase the number of tourists in the future and to retain the status of...

Author(s)
Mastura Jaafar; Aleff Omar, S. N.; Azizan Marzuki; Shardy Abdullah
Publisher
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, 2015, 10, 1, pp 1-18
Abstract

Results are presented from a study that examined the link between various constructs (physical, environment, main facilities, support facilities, and infrastructure) and satisfaction in nature-based tourism. Data for this study were obtained through self-administered surveys conducted with 516 ...

Author(s)
Azizan Marzuki; Mana Khoshkam; Diana Mohamad; Irhanida Abdul Kadir
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2017, 28, 1, pp 96-99
Abstract

This study examines the effects of tourist socio-demographic characteristics and socio-behavioural factors on tourists' perceived crowding. A questionnaire in both Bahasa Malay and English languages was administered to collect data from tourists visiting the Perhentian Islands, Malaysia. The...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Azizan Marzuki; Shardy Abdullah
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2017, 28, 1, pp 41-51