Tourist friendly destination concept

Analysis in macro level perspectives

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Abstract

The growth of the tourism industry has called for a tourism destination to be more creative and innovative in offering niche tourism or more importantly, “Tourist Friendly Destination Concept” as a customeroriented branding. However, studies that of such initiatives are quite limited and sector based, thus leaving gap of knowledge concerning the formation of tourist friendly destination concept. Therefore, the aim of this study is to develop a tourist friendly destination concept through macro level perspectives. The main objectives are i) to identify the factors influencing the formation of tourist friendly destination concept, ii) to develop a tourist friendly destination concept through macro level perspectives. Through this study, it found that five factors in macro level influencing the formation of tourist friendly destination concept. While in develop the of tourist friendly destination concept, tourism system approached is particularly useful with the relation of three aspects: product, activity and space. The implication of this study, it is an attempt to provide a general overview in macro level perspectives pertaining tourist friendly destination concept that can be used by tourism providers as stakeholders in managing of tourism destination.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCurrent Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Research and Innovations
PublisherCRC Press
Pages641-645
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780203075364
ISBN (Print)9780415621335
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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Keywords

  • Creative
  • Macro level
  • Niche tourism
  • Tourism system approach
  • Tourist friendly destination concept

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Anuar, A. N. A., Ahmad, H., Jusoh, H., & Hussain, M. Y. (2012). Tourist friendly destination concept: Analysis in macro level perspectives. In Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Research and Innovations (pp. 641-645). CRC Press.

Tourist friendly destination concept : Analysis in macro level perspectives. / Anuar, Ahmad Nazrin Aris; Ahmad, Habibah; Jusoh, Hamzah; Hussain, Mohd. Yusof.

Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Research and Innovations. CRC Press, 2012. p. 641-645.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Anuar, ANA, Ahmad, H, Jusoh, H & Hussain, MY 2012, Tourist friendly destination concept: Analysis in macro level perspectives. in Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Research and Innovations. CRC Press, pp. 641-645.
Anuar ANA, Ahmad H, Jusoh H, Hussain MY. Tourist friendly destination concept: Analysis in macro level perspectives. In Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Research and Innovations. CRC Press. 2012. p. 641-645
Anuar, Ahmad Nazrin Aris ; Ahmad, Habibah ; Jusoh, Hamzah ; Hussain, Mohd. Yusof. / Tourist friendly destination concept : Analysis in macro level perspectives. Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Research and Innovations. CRC Press, 2012. pp. 641-645
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