Islamic tourism in langkawi island

Enhancing sustainability of islamic value

Ahmad Yunus Mohd Noor, Nurul Ainshah Muzamli Shah

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Abstract

Industry of tourism in Langkawi is not only a contributor to the economic growth, but also the maintenance of cultural heritage. Reciprocal interaction between tourists and community have a strong role in helping to develop tourism activities. Thus, the preservation of Islamic values accordingly be among the aspects to be considered. This study aims to identify and introduce the new concept of Islamic tourism in Langkawi Island. This study used the inductive and analytical methods by reading the materials. Qualitative research such as analysis of documents were used to highlight the features of all concepts of tourism in Malaysia. The study found that the concept of Islamic tourism is considered as a new concept in the industry of tourism especially in the Langkawi Island. It certainly have positive or negative impact to enhance the sustainability of the Islamic tourism industry on the Langkawi Island by promoting Islamic awareness among tourists.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-71
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research
Volume15
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

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Keywords

  • Enhancement
  • Islamic Tourism
  • Islamic value
  • Langkawi Island
  • Sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Economics and Econometrics

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Islamic tourism in langkawi island : Enhancing sustainability of islamic value. / Mohd Noor, Ahmad Yunus; Shah, Nurul Ainshah Muzamli.

In: International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, Vol. 15, No. 24, 01.01.2017, p. 59-71.

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