Sustainable community based ecotourism developement

Mohd Noh, A. N. and Razzaq, A. R. A. and Mustafa, M. Z. and Nordin, M. N. and Ibrahim, B. (2020) Sustainable community based ecotourism developement. Palarch’s Journal Of Archaeology Of Egypt/Egyptology, 17 (9). pp. 5049-5061. ISSN 1567-214x

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Ecotourism is an alternative form of tourism and is usually confused with natural and cultural tourism.CBET is fast becoming a popular biodiversity conservation tool that develops and benefits the local community. Based on the context of conservation theory and practice, Community-Based Ecotourism (CBET) is a form of community-based natural resource management. However, a sustainable CBET development through Community Capacity Building (CCB)programs is not something that it easily achievable. Local community’s capacity varies from one culture to another. It takes a high level of community participation, in order for it to come to a level where the community members themselves are motivated to participate and contribute to the development of the program. This fully qualitative research involved 15 respondents from the community of Kg. Selai, Bekok in Johor, Malaysia. The result show there are five factors that sustained the ecotourism development based for Orang Asli Community in Kg. Selai, namely, existing CBET development, past CBET development, local community participation in planning stage of tourism, local participation in implementation stage of tourism and participation in nature conservation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G149 - 180 Travel. Voyages and travels (General) > G154.9 - 155.8 Travel and state. Tourism
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Technology Studies
Depositing User: Mr. Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2021 09:10
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2021 09:10

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