Rural Tourism In Malaysia: Towards Sustaining The Local Economy

Hassan, Fatimah and Badarulzaman, Nurwati and Hj. Ali, Kausar (2006) Rural Tourism In Malaysia: Towards Sustaining The Local Economy. In: Change and Development in Southeast Asia in an Era of Globalisation. Pearson Prentice Hall, Singapore, pp. 229-250. ISBN 981-06-7677-8

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With the decline in agricultural productivity and other rural employment sectors, many rural areas worldwide have moved towards tourism as a strategy to boost their waning economy. A combination of factors has propelled the trend towards rural tourism including the anxieties of urban lifestyles, interest in cultural heritage and cultural roots, improved transportation and communication systems, increases environmental consciousness and nature appreciation.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5800-5808 Distance education.
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh (School of Distance Education)
Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2014 02:30
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2014 02:30

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