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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to share how a tourism cooperative creates economic sustainability as well as bringing socio-cultural and environmental benefits to its members. Design/methodology/approach - The authors' case study was the Miso Walai Homestay in Batu Puteh on the Kinabatangan ...

Author(s)
Nor Haniza Mohamad; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 4, pp 315-328
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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide a better understanding of the long-term viability of community-based tourism (CBT) as a development tool in rural tourism, and how the best practice from the Asia Pacific region can be used to strategize the nine-stage plan to develop and sustain it ...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-439
Abstract

In many countries, especially one such as Malaysia, tourism has become a key factor in economic development, and the industry heavily relies on feedback from local residents. It is essential to observe and examine the perceptions of residents towards tourists and tourism development for better...

Author(s)
Hasani, A.; Sedigheh Moghavvemi; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 6, pp e0157624
Abstract

Perhentian Kecil, located off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia, is predominantly a small-scale tourism destination, specifically for backpackers and independent travellers. Against the context of an aggressive drive by the state government to remove small-scale tourism development in favour of ...

Author(s)
Amran Hamzah; Hampton, M. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 43-67