Homestay accommodation for tourism development in Kelantan, Malaysia

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Abstract

Homestay accommodation can create a scope to the local communities for active participation in tourism activities. The Malaysian homestay program has announced officially as a tourism product in 1995. This accommodation provides multi ethnic life condition with cultural experiences to tourists and economic well beings for the local people. Kelantan state is full of natural resources, unspools beauties, beaches, recreational forests, waterfalls and cultural attractions. Homestay accommodation may be a potential tourism and economic activities in Kelantan. The present study analyzes the potentialities and examines the overall situations of homestay accommodation for tourism development in Kelantan. The study used secondary data like documents, acts, regulations and policies which were collected from reliable sources. The homestays of eight villages in Kelantan are officially registered by Ministry of Tourism. The participation of local communities in homestay accommodations are increasing year by year. Kelantan is showing backward position in guest arrivals and incomes compare to other states. Kelantan has suitable conditions to develop homestay accommodation such as low cost, hospitality, entrepreneurship development, small scale investment, treasure of tourism resources and cultural and social benefits. The study recommended several requirements such as easy access, basic facilities, hygiene, safety and security, proper management and promotion and lucrative packages for homestay development in Kelantan. Finally, proper planning, regulations, financial allocation and managerial efficiency will be ensuring homestay development in this state as well as well beings for local communities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTheory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research - Proceedings of the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Pages239-242
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781138027060
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014 - Penang
Duration: 2 Sep 20144 Sep 2014

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Other2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014
CityPenang
Period2/9/144/9/14

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Keywords

  • Development
  • Homestay
  • Kelantan
  • Malaysia
  • Tourism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development

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Bhuiyan, M. H., Aman, A., Siwar, C., Mohamad Ismail, S., & Mohd. Jani, M. F. (2015). Homestay accommodation for tourism development in Kelantan, Malaysia. In Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research - Proceedings of the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014 (pp. 239-242). CRC Press/Balkema.

Homestay accommodation for tourism development in Kelantan, Malaysia. / Bhuiyan, M. H.; Aman, Aini; Siwar, Chamhuri; Mohamad Ismail, Shaharuddin; Mohd. Jani, Mohd. Fauzi.

Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research - Proceedings of the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014. CRC Press/Balkema, 2015. p. 239-242.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bhuiyan, MH, Aman, A, Siwar, C, Mohamad Ismail, S & Mohd. Jani, MF 2015, Homestay accommodation for tourism development in Kelantan, Malaysia. in Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research - Proceedings of the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014. CRC Press/Balkema, pp. 239-242, 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014, Penang, 2/9/14.
Bhuiyan MH, Aman A, Siwar C, Mohamad Ismail S, Mohd. Jani MF. Homestay accommodation for tourism development in Kelantan, Malaysia. In Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research - Proceedings of the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014. CRC Press/Balkema. 2015. p. 239-242
Bhuiyan, M. H. ; Aman, Aini ; Siwar, Chamhuri ; Mohamad Ismail, Shaharuddin ; Mohd. Jani, Mohd. Fauzi. / Homestay accommodation for tourism development in Kelantan, Malaysia. Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research - Proceedings of the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014. CRC Press/Balkema, 2015. pp. 239-242
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