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Malaysia is in the progress of diversifying its economic activities towards a service-based economy to create highly payable jobs and to achieve a developed nation status by 2020. At the same time, the world had recognized healthcare sector as a highly potential global industry Therefore, based on...

Author(s)
Thilagavathi Krishnan; Shankar Chelliah
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 364-376
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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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Malaysian government considers medical tourism as one of the leading contributors towards the country's revenue and economic growth. In sustaining and promoting the industry, it is imperative to provide continuous quality service. To do so, Malaysian private hospitals need to address the key...

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Wan Normila Mohamad; Azizah Omar; Mahmod Sabri Haron
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 385-396
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Malaysian healthcare system is developing new dimension by exploring medical tourism to enhance the countries revenue. Porter's Competitive Advantage Model will be adopted in this study to see the relationship between competitive advantage, medical tourists' satisfaction and strategies adopted by...

Author(s)
Thilagavathi Krishnan; Shankar Chelliah
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd Regional Conference on Tourism Research, 'Venturing into new tourism research', Penang, Malaysia, 22 November 2011 , 2011, pp 231-243
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This study utilized the holiday satisfaction model of Tribe and Snaith to assess the holiday satisfaction of international visitors to the state of Pahang, Malaysia. The gap between tourists' expectations and experiences, in terms of various destination attributes, was measured. This study examined ...

Author(s)
Badaruddin Mohamed; Mohd Fauzi Sukiman; Izatul Yussof; Shida Irwana Omar
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of Regional Conference on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 13-14 December 2010. The state of the art and its sustainability, 2010, pp 314-324
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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
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Despite the heavy reliance on Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) among tourists', and the increase number of hotspots available at tourist attractions, limited research is available that investigates the service quality of Wi-Fi. This study investigated the dimension of service quality (SERVQUAL),...

Author(s)
Noorhaiza Masri; Faiz Izwan Anuar; Astri Yulia
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 383-397
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Sarawak has been the popular cultural tourism attractions in Malaysia. The multi-racial and cultural Sarawak has the potential to develop cultural tourism and offers cultural experiences to local and foreign visitors. Sarawak Cultural Village is one of the most visited sites at Sarawak. The...

Author(s)
Jane Abi
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd Regional Conference on Tourism Research, 'Venturing into new tourism research', Penang, Malaysia, 22 November 2011 , 2011, pp 16-29
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Shida Irwana Omar; Masitah Muhibudin; Jiun SimKok [Jiun, S. K. J. ]; 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 221
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The main objective of this study is to identify international tourist satisfaction towards tourism activities and tourist facilities in Mamutik Island, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Mamutik Island is located in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and it can be reached in 20 minutes by boat from Jesselton...

Author(s)
Velan Kunjuraman; Rosazman Hussin; Abdul Rahman Ahmad
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 225-234

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