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  • Academic Journal
  • e-BANGI Journal; 2021, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p40-55, 16p
  • For decades, the tourism industry has been providing a variety of positive impacts especially to the local community in the tourism area. For instances, Malaysia has been a tourist attraction to the local people and outsiders who has since appreciating its beauty in unexplored countryside. However, the tourism development process requires active involvement from the Tanjung Sedili community. The research is aimed at analyzing whether the involvement of the local community could assist the sustainable development process in the tourism area and how the changes affecting the tourism ecosystem in the rural area. The objective of this research is to study the level of involvement of rural communities towards sustainable development in the area and to identify the impact of tourism development projects. This study utilized a qualitative design, involved 6 informants where a random sampling technique, snowball was selected. The finding of this study found that the involvement of the local community was at a significant level where the local community also received a necessary positive economic impact rather than social and environment from the tourism development process. This study will be able to facilitate the local and relevant authorities in ensuring that the programs that have been carried out are beneficial to the targeted group or need to be improved. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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The Impact of Community Involvement in Rural Tourism Development. (English)
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