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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 ...

Amran Hamzah; Hampton, M. P.
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 43-67
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dive tourism and the entrepreneurial process in the Perhentian Islands, Malaysia.

This chapter explores the question of how the dive tourism entrepreneurial process in the Perhentian islands transforms (or not) as the destination moves to a strategically competitive one. It takes a holistic approach by considering the personal (characteristics, traits and socio-economic...

Jeyacheya, J.; Hampton, M. P.
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Book chapter

The impact on the marine environment of the rapidly growing dive tourism industry in less developed countries is increasingly understood, but little research currently exists on its impact on overall sustainability at host sites. This article applies Social Exchange Theory to assess...

Haddock-Fraser, J.; Hampton, M. P.
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 1, pp 27-41