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The shopping activities in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage site: is the local community benefited?

Ab Rahman, Syakir Amir and Mahamod, Lukman Hakim and Jaafar, Samsuddin (2018) The shopping activities in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage site: is the local community benefited? In: e-Prosiding Persidangan Antarabangsa Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan 2018, 23th - 24th April 2018, Selangor, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Tourism is a significant sector to boost the local economic development with its strength to offer the economic sources to the destination. However, to date, there has been discussion on the on local economic in cultural heritage in Malaysia. This study examined tourists’ expenditure on shopping sector, and its contribution to the local economic in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage area. A total of 1000 questionnaire survey were collected. Inferential analysis was used to identify the expenditure pattern of domestic and international tourist and its contribution to the local economy. The results revealed that the shopping sector recorded the third highest expenditure and were benefited to the local economy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 7642/63564
Uncontrolled Keywords: tourists expenditure, shopping, local economy, Melaka UNESCO World Heritage area
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr. Syakir Amir Ab. Rahman
Date Deposited: 23 May 2018 12:39
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2018 16:32
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/63564

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