Discussion in Pinang Malaysia: Community Empowerment of Village Tourism Development

Kennedy, Posma Sariguna Johnson (2023) Discussion in Pinang Malaysia: Community Empowerment of Village Tourism Development. Jurnal Pengabdian West Science, 2 (8). pp. 747-758. ISSN 2964 2949

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Village Tourism is a comprehensive concept encompassing attractions, facilities, community, and tourism aspects to enhance village well-being and cultural appreciation through various tourism forms. Principles involve local empowerment, economic growth, community involvement, and technology use. It adheres to sustainability, creativity, efficiency, social justice, and environmental awareness. The goal is economic growth while preserving culture. Functions include cultural preservation, community�based tourism, and education. Effective strategies, government roles, and stakeholder involvement are essential for sustainable village tourism. The activity involved visiting Disted College, George Town, Malaysia, to deepen my understanding of village tourism through discussions with academic expert Professor Vikneswaran Nair. Responsible rural tourism preserves the environment and culture and provides socio-economic opportunities. Successful and unsuccessful case studies from various Asian countries are analyzed to learn about future responsible rural tourism development. Keywords: Village Tourism, Community Engagement, Rural Development, Pinang Malaysia

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Depositing User: Ms Mentari Simanjuntak
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2024 08:33
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2024 08:33
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/13528

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