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Muslim-friendly’s homestay in Malaysia: issues and challenges

Othman, Rashidi and Mohd Latiff, Nur Hanie and Md Daud, Saufi and Abu Kassim, Siti Zubaidah and Hj. Baharuddin, Zainul Mukrim and Hashim, Khairusy Syakirin Has-Yun (2015) Muslim-friendly’s homestay in Malaysia: issues and challenges. Advanced Science Letters, 21 (6). pp. 1655-1657. ISSN 1936-7317 (O), 1936-6612 (P)

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This research explore the shariah compliant and issues of muslim-friendly homestay in Malaysia. Malaysia is a tourism-based country that offer many experience opportunities to the tourist. One of it is homestay-tourism package. There are many homestay accommodation build up especially in rural area. However, the services and surroundings are not fulfil the Islamic way of live. Most of the homestays offer the guests to stay with the owner’s family member without determine the space limitation between owner and guest. Thus, the implication goes to the maslahah of the user and the family. Therefore, the study indicates the issue to be solved with the shariah way. The issues of a shariah compliant and muslim’s friendly homestay were observed based on the Islamic built environment criteria. Among the issues are Bii’ah (2 issues), salaamah (1 issues), nazhofah (1 issues), and sirriyyah (2 issues). All of the homestays were categorized as moderate in practising the shariah attribute. Some elements were lack due to environmental, social, cultural and privacy destruction. In conclusion, there is a need for host and guest in term of awareness and practicality to comply in the muslim-friendly and shariah compliant homestay ecosystem.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3842/45750
Uncontrolled Keywords: shariah Compliant, Tourism-Based, Homestay-Tourism, Islamic Built Environment, Hospitality
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics > BJ1188 Religious ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP173.75 Islam and economics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr rashidi othman
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2015 15:44
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 23:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/45750

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