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Defining Muslim friendly cultural tourism

Md Diton, NurFatin Adila and Mahamod, Lukman Hakim and Saad, Mazni (2023) Defining Muslim friendly cultural tourism. In: 2023 MAG Scholar Conference in Business, Marketing & Tourism, 7th - 9th November 2023, Bali, Indonesia.

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In Malaysia cultural tourism covers architectural and archaeological treasures, culinary activities, festivals or events, historic or heritage, sites, monuments and landmarks, museums and exhibitions, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, religious venues, temples and churches. Other than that, we have various of ethnic and races that adds more values in cultural tourism and because of this Muslim Friendly Cultural Tourism is seen to have a potential to be promoted. Islam is the official religion of Malaysia and has the largest following among the population. There are three research question that have been plot RQ1: What is the concept of cultural tourism from the perspectives of religious bodies in Perlis? RQ2: What is the opinion of stakeholder towards Muslim Friendly Cultural tourism? RQ3: What are the potential culture tourism product that can commercial as Muslim Friendly? However, there are a complex relationship between Muslim and cultural that need to be considered. In Malaysia, there are many ethnic groups who practice Islam. It will influence the culture values of the groups. The main issues in this study will be, “Is the cultural tourism in Malaysia follows the Islamic principles?” Hence, this paper is to identify the concept of Muslim Friendly Cultural Tourism. The objective of this study is 1) To investigate various of definition related to Muslim Friendly Cultural Tourism 2) To identify the characteristic of Muslim Friendly Cultural Tourism.

Item Type: Proceeding Paper (Plenary Papers)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cultural tourism; Muslim friendly tourism; Religion; Systematic literature reviews
Subjects: BPG Islamic geography > BPG80 Islam and tourism. Sustainable tourism
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G156.5.S87 Sustainable tourism
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Sustainable Tourism and Contemporary Languages
Depositing User: AP. Dr. Mazni Saad
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2024 16:16
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2024 16:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/111140

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