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

Othman, Rashidi and Mohd Latiff, Nur Hanie and Abu Kasim, Siti Zubaidah and Hj. Baharuddin, Zainul Mukrim and Hashim, Khairusy Syakirin Has-Yun (2015) Muslim-Friendly’s homestay in Malaysia: issues and challenges. In: International Conference on Business, Management, Tourism and Hospitality 2015 (BIZMATOUR 2015), 12th-14th May 2015, Melaka. (Unpublished)

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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: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 3842/45759
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.35 Environmental aspect of architecture
T Technology > TX Home economics > TX901 Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
T Technology > TX Home economics > TX955 Building operation and maintenance
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: 31 Dec 2015 15:52
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2021 22:42
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/45759

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