Impacts and effectiveness of voluntourism in Malaysia

Raja Norliana Raja Omar, and Ghazali Ahmad, (2015) Impacts and effectiveness of voluntourism in Malaysia. In: The Proceedings of The 4th International Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business (ISEB 2015). Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business,UMK, pp. 588-595. ISBN 9789670955032

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Abstract

This paper attempts to propose a conceptual research framework for investigating the impacts and effectiveness of voluntourism activities in Malaysia. Three major stakeholders of voluntourism; volutourist, voluntourism organization and community in need will be the main focus of the propose research. In the context of tourism in Malaysia, voluntourism has been a phenomenon as it was proposed by the government to promote public good among local community in Malaysia as well as volunteer tourist that visits Malaysia with purposes that combines both voluntary work and enjoying leisure and touristy of the volunteering destination.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9789670955032
Keywords: Voluntourism - Volunteer tourism - Voluntouring - Tourism impact
Faculty: Faculty of Agro - Based Industry
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2016 01:36
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2016 01:37
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/5024

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