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The use of a modified pairwise comparison method in evaluating critical success factors for community-based rural homestay programmes


Md Daud, Shahidah and Ramli, Razamin and Mat Kasim, Maznah and Kayat, Kalsom and Abd Razak, Rafidah (2014) The use of a modified pairwise comparison method in evaluating critical success factors for community-based rural homestay programmes. In: AIP Conference Proceedings, 12–14 August 2014, Langkawi, Kedah Malaysia.

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Abstract

Tourism industry has become the highlighted sector which has amazingly increased the national income level.Despite the tourism industry being one of the highest income generating sectors, Homestay Programme as a Community-Based Tourism (CBT) product in Malaysia does not absorbed much of the incoming wealth.Homestay Programme refers to a programme in a community where a tourist stays together with a host family and experiences the everyday way of life of the family in both direct and indirect manner.There are over 100 Homestay Programme currently being registered with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Malaysia which mostly are located in rural areas, but only a few excel and enjoying the fruit of the booming industry.Hence, this article seeks to identify the critical success factors for a Community-Based Rural Homestay Programme in Malaysia. A modified pairwise method is utilized to further evaluate the identified success factors in a more meaningful way.The findings will help Homestay Programme function as a community development tool that manages tourism resources.Thus, help the community in improving local economy and creating job opportunities.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISSN: 0094-243X E-ISSN: 1551-7616
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Razamin Ramli
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2015 08:06
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2015 08:06
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15265

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