The Impact of The Rural Culture and Cultural Attractions on Poverty Alleviation: The Moderating Effect of Tourism Resources

Komathi, Wasudawan and Mahani, Mohammad Abdu Shakur and Rossazana Ab-Rahim, Ab-Rahim (2021) The Impact of The Rural Culture and Cultural Attractions on Poverty Alleviation: The Moderating Effect of Tourism Resources. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 11 (1). pp. 595-610. ISSN 2222-6990

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Abstract

This study aims to investigate the impact of rural culture and cultural attractionson poverty alleviation and the moderating effect of tourism resources on rural, culture, wildlife, nature and physical. Convenience sampling was applied in selecting 520 respondents. The Statistical Package for Social Science was used to analyse the descriptive statistic while Partial Least Square-Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) was used to analyse the hypotheses. The results show both rural culture and cultural attractions have a positive effect onpoverty alleviation. Besides, tourism resources have a positive moderating effect on rural culture and poverty alleviation. Poverty reduction through tourism, communities right to use tourism resources and accommodate different cultural views are supported by Human Development Theory on the positive findings. However, tourism resources a negative result on cultural attractions and poverty alleviation. Therefore, this study suggests that preserving cultural attractions such as cultural buildings, landscapes, monuments, traditions, arts, crafts, food, and customs should be encouraged for socio-economic benefits.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rural Culture, Cultural Attractions, Tourism Development, Moderator, Tourism Resources, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2021 07:51
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2021 07:52
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/34219

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