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Youth driven engagement in the homestay program

Harun, Hairuddin and Abdul Razzaq, Abdul Rasid and Mohd Noor, Siti Noor Fazelah and Bokhari, Norzella and Nik Soh, Nik Zulkarnain (2017) Youth driven engagement in the homestay program. Jurnal Pendidikan Teknologi dan Kejuruan, 23 (3). pp. 250-256. ISSN 24772410

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Community-based tourism (CBT) is one of the tourist attracting ways involving local community which aims to develop and to enhance the era as well as to bring renewal to the local community. It includes the involvement of youth. CBT comes in various types and this study was conducted to find how CBT can create youth engagement in the homestay program. There were various factors that motivate youth to participate in homestay program. This study involved one case study of a qualitative study conducted in a district in Sabah, namely in Kundasang. In this study, Mersilou Homestay and Walai Tokou Homestay were chosen to be used as a place of study to review factors youth engagement in the homestay program. Data collection was through interviews in partial structures. Data were analyzed using NviVo 10 software and based on certain themes. The findings shown that there were several factors which drive engagement of youth in the homestay program in terms of interests, income, parental encouragement and comfort working in their own areas. In conclusion, the engagement of youth in the homestay program is based on the factors discovered in the study.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community based tourism; homestay; migrate
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G154.9-1558 Travel and State. Tourism
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2018 07:18
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2018 07:18
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10445
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