The impacts of tourism development on poverty alleviation in Sarawak

Rossazana, Ab. Rahim and Komathi, Wasudawan (2017) The impacts of tourism development on poverty alleviation in Sarawak. International Journal of Business and Society, 18 (54). pp. 1-12. ISSN 15116670


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The study aims to investigate economic impact of tourism development such as local economy development, tourism entrepreneurial activity and tourism employment generation in alleviating poverty. Five hundred and twenty local community from Kuching and Miri, East Sarawak, Malaysia have participated in the research. The result indicates that the tourism development contributes to the local economy development, creates tourism entrepreneurial activity and generates tourism employment among the local communities’ in increasing the household income.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tourism Development; Poverty Alleviation; Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Ab Rahim
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2018 02:01
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2018 02:01

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