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Living heritage village of Kampung Morten Melaka: local community involvement in tourism

Ab Rahman, Syakir Amir and Mohd Fauzi, Wan Amerul Akhyar and Bachok, Syahriah and Asmawi, Zainora and Ponrahono, Zakiah and Rusni, Nur Aulia and Yukihiro, Masuda and Najib, Nadiah (2021) Living heritage village of Kampung Morten Melaka: local community involvement in tourism. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 6 (2). pp. 236-244. E-ISSN 2504 - 8562

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Abstract

Community-based Tourism (CBT) involves high community participation at the highest level of decision-making processes, to economic involvement and the giving opinion of the lowest level goal. The purpose of this study is to explore the local community participation in the tourism activities in Kampung Morten, Melaka. The questionnaire survey was conducted using a simple random sampling method among 152 respondents and the results were analysed using crosstabulation analysis. The main findings are the majority of respondents participated in tourism activities and deliberation in tourism activities. Less number of respondents were giving opinions on tourism development and plans. This study is benefitable to the tourism stakeholders to ensure the relevancy of communities staying in living heritage villages to contribute to the domestic tourism industry.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7642/88264
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community-based tourism, local participation, local community, Kampung Morten
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1106 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9080 Urban planners
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr. Syakir Amir Ab. Rahman
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2021 11:38
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2021 11:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/88264

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