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Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
AbstractFull Text

The environmental impacts of tourism studies have been extensively studied on resident's attitudes and perspectives at different setting especially on the natural environment. The study of perceptual environmental impacts by tourists is equally important in examining the quality of the environment...

Author(s)
Saliza Rozelee; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
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 32-38
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Host and guest perceptions of tourism impacts in island settings: a Malaysian Perspective.

This chapter discusses cross-cultural exchanges in Malaysian island tourism development. This chapter investigates the exchanges between hosts and guests, and the potential impacts of cultural differences on perceptions of sustainable tourism development in the small island settings of Malaysia.

Author(s)
Fathilah Ismail; King, B.; Ihalanayake, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Ninety percent species of butterflies can be found in the tropics. Southeast Asia has one of the highest Lepidopteran biodiversity in the world, while over 1,200 species of butterflies reside in Malaysia. Despite high Lepidopteran diversity, there is still little knowledge on the butterfly...

Author(s)
Fathihi-Hakimi Rosmidi; Muhamad-Aidil Zahidin; Amalina Adanan; Amirah Azizah; Pesiu, E.; Abdullah, M. T.
Publisher
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, 2017, 12, 1, pp 40-48
Abstract

The socioeconomic impact of implementing (1987-95) a major international tourist resort at Pulau Langkawi (a series of 99 small islands) in Kedah State, Malaysia is assessed. The area is characterized as one suffering from typical problems of underdevelopment. The proposed development is viewed as...

Author(s)
Hart, F.
Publisher
UNDP, New York, NY, USA
Citation
[Langkawi, (Malaysia) development - tourism related projects. Development project: MAL-81-012, Assistance to the Kedah Regional Development Authority]., 1985, pp 177pp.

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