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Potentials of design tours for special interest tourists in Kuala Lumpur

Zakariya, Khalilah and Che Haron, Roziha and Yusof, Zeenat Begam and Ibrahim, Illyani (2020) Potentials of design tours for special interest tourists in Kuala Lumpur. In: AMEABRA International Virtual Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies, 1stSeriescE-Bs, FSPU, 24th-25 June 2020, Shah Alam, Selangor.

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Abstract

Within the last ten years, there has been growing attention to Special Interest Tourism (SIT). This article examined the sites in Kuala Lumpur that have potentials to attract design enthusiasts and built environment professionals. This study uses secondary data from technical visits, tour packages and attractions offered by various agencies. The data gathered are mapped, tabulated and analysed. The findings revealed that Kuala Lumpur has potentials to promote 58 sites in the city for Special Interest Tourism. These results may help professional bodies, destination managers, tourism operators and site/building owners to enhance and position their sites as attractions for SIT.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 4776/81164
Uncontrolled Keywords: Built environment; design enthusiast; special interest tourism; urban tourism.
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9053.R4 City planning
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Quantity Surveying
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Zeenat Begam Yusof
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2020 16:25
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2020 16:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81164

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