Local community ecotourism business experiences in Kuala Tahan, Malaysia.
Aziz , Azlizam and Ramlan, Mohd Aswad and Tasci, Asli and Johari, Shazali (2012) Local community ecotourism business experiences in Kuala Tahan, Malaysia. The Malaysian Forester, 75 (1). pp. 53-64. ISSN 0302-2935
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The study was designed to examine the experience of the locals in businesses and how they benefited from their participation in ecotourism activities. A census was conducted in Kuala Tahan in 2010 of 69 locals who were involved in businesses providing services to the ecotourists in the park. Results of the study demonstrate an encouraging business atmosphere in Kuala Tahan, and the locals are optimistic about the future of the area. Several changes in business profiles were identified and compared to a previous survey which was conducted in 1993.
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