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The shopping activities in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Site: local community benefited? = Aktiviti membeli-belah di Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Site: adakah komuniti setempat mendapat manfaat?

Ab Rahman, Syakir Amir and Mahamod, Lukman Hakim and Jaafar, Samsuddin (2019) The shopping activities in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Site: local community benefited? = Aktiviti membeli-belah di Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Site: adakah komuniti setempat mendapat manfaat? Journal of Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah, 3 (Special issue). pp. 366-376. E-ISSN 2289-8042

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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 no discussion on the local economic in cultural heritage destinations 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: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7642/76660
Uncontrolled Keywords: tourists expenditure, shopping, local economy, Melaka UNESCO World Heritage area
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Dr. Syakir Amir Ab. Rahman
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2019 09:00
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2019 09:05
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/76660

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