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Gazing at the border from Sintok: Images of the tourist space


Din, Abdul Kadir (2009) Gazing at the border from Sintok: Images of the tourist space. In: Symposium on Cross/Border Tourism within the context of Joint Development Strategy (JDS) Malaysia - Thailand, 6 April 2009, EDC, UUM. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper begins by describing border tourism within a 9A abstraction framework, with a focus on the drivers and barriers to growth with particular attention to knowledge gaps in the above nine development factors. This leads to a discussion on research possibilities and their implications on joint cross-border institutional initiatives.The next section then identifies potential areas for academic collaboration with an emphasis on high potential doable areas for immediate attention such as a joint publication of edited volume on cross-border tourism, joint research project on tourism development in the Malaysian-Thai border region, and formal/informal student or colleageal exchange programs.The final section concludes with an expression of hope and an earnest call for concerted efforts to encourage border tourism research as an important part of the IMT-GT policy and planning for tourism.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2012 06:24
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2012 06:24
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4860

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