Tourism development and tourism impacts in Kilim Geopark, Langkawi: How local community perceive on economic impact

Ahmad, Nurul Azwa and Shuib, Ahmad and Ramachandran, Sridar and M. A., Syamsul Herman (2013) Tourism development and tourism impacts in Kilim Geopark, Langkawi: How local community perceive on economic impact. In: International Conference on Tourism Development: Building The Future Of Tourism, 4 - 5 February 2013, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    This paper examines how tourism development of Langkawi into a popular tourist destination and the impacts to the local economy also generating local community income. In the second phase of the development project known as "Langkawi Tourism Blueprints". Langkawi is made into a nature ecotourism destination of international standard and to emphasizes the shift towards content development rather than infrastructure. This transformation, especially in the Kilim Karst Geopark, will being about economic impacts where the government hopes will get local supports.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-9745 Building construction
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan & Perancangan (School of Housing, Building & Planning) > International Conference on Tourism Development
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 15:21
    Last Modified: 07 Jun 2017 15:21
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/34978

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