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Sustainable tourism emphasises responsible utilisation of economic, socio-cultural and environmental resources for tourism development. Extant literature in sustainable tourism leans towards subjective and qualitative description in explaining the dynamic nature of the trans-disciplinary indicators ...

Author(s)
Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran; Gill, S. S.; Sridar Ramachandran; Ahmad Shuib; Baum, T.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 7, pp 1256
Abstract

In the literature on ethnic tourism there has been considerable discussion of touristic images and descriptions of ethnic groups, the 'culture brokers' (tour guides, operators and so on) who produce these images, and the resulting alterations communities are required to make in order for ...

Author(s)
Yea, S.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2002, 4, 2, pp 173-194
Abstract

Conservation of historic areas and buildings has become an increasingly important feature in Peninsular Malaysia's older cities. The most recent heritage conservation projects, focused on the three main tourism centres of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Penang, are receiving political and financial...

Author(s)
Cartier, C. L.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1996, 21, 1, pp 45-53
Abstract

This article explores the relationship between social capital and tourism in Malaysia. Social capital is a concept that has received particular attention within the social sciences. Despite this, scholars have relatively neglected whether and how tourism contributes to enhance levels of social...

Author(s)
Mura, P.; Rokhshad Tavakoli
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 1, pp 28-45
Abstract

A national survey of the health behaviour of Malaysian adults (2004) has found that there has been a 280% increase in obesity since 1996. This level of obesity was slightly higher in urban areas such as Kuala Lumpur, which is a cause for great concern because it has been attributed to an unhealthy...

Author(s)
Wan Rabiah, W. O.; Patterson, I.; Pegg, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2012, 9, 1, pp 57-76