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This study adapted the holiday satisfaction model to assess the satisfaction level of tourists in Penang Island, Malaysia, with regards to 20 holiday attributes, by measuring the gap between experiences and expectations of the same attributes. The attributes were categorised into four groups,...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Sulisa Mohd Paisar; Badaruddin Mohamed; Ala'a Nimer Abukhalifeh
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 2, pp 128-142
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine the tourism life cycle of Langkawi Island, Malaysia. The paper seeks to investigate the stages of life cycle that the island has passed through and at what stage the island is in today. Design/methodology/approach - The paper adopts Butler's Tourism ...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Abdul Ghapar Othman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 3, pp 272-289
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This paper presents a method of examining the competitiveness of 15 selected Malaysian tourism destinations among domestic and international tourists, and the positioning among them. The data was collected from online and group administered survey using questionnaire instrument, based on 40 ...

Author(s)
Badaruddin Mohamed; Shida Irwana Omar
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of National Symposium on Tourism Research, Penang, Malaysia, 26 July 2008. Designing tourism research for practical applications, 2008, pp 135-142
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This study investigates the perception of locals residing on two touristic islands in Malaysia about the economic, social, environmental and cultural impacts of tourism development. Additionally, the importance of local engagement in tourism development was also investigated from the perspective of ...

Author(s)
Mehran Nejati; Badaruddin Mohamed; Shida Irwana Omar
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2014, 62, 2, pp 135-146
Abstract

Geographic Information System (GIS) has been recognized as a useful tool by a wide range of disciplines in managing, storing, analyzing and visualizing the spatial and non-spatial data. This paper addresses the use of GIS technology in developing a database and analyzing data associated with the ...

Author(s)
Abdul Ghapar Othman; Badaruddin Mohamed; Azizi Bahauddin; Ahmad Puad, M. S.; Shida Irwana Omar
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2010, 10, Tourism & Hospitality, pp 14-23