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Managing river-based infrastructure attributes as tourism products

Salleh, Dani and Noni, H.J. (2014) Managing river-based infrastructure attributes as tourism products. In: 2nd Tourism and Hospitality International Conference (THIC 2014), 5-6 November 2014, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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The main concern of this paper is discussing about the significant of river infrastructure development as an in-situ tourism attributes.The role of river development was to facilitate future development of a river in a way they can preserve and conserve the river environment naturally. However, since the river areas was one of the most valuable assets in sustaining urban development, the infrastructure have to be designed to mitigate the natural functions of river and have be formulated as a domain useable sculptures and where by functioning as one of attributes in the local tourism products. Therefore emphasis must be given by the local authorities in managing urban-river water management into river based infrastructure development plans in order to promote river-based infrastructure design as a tourism products.The discussions in this paper also explain the country‘s experience as a case study, outlines development of urban water management and the efforts by respective authorities towards preparing integrated water management in the country.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN:978-983-2078-83-8 Organized by:School of Tourism, Hospitality and Environmental Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: river management, infrastructure provision, tourism development
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Dani Salleh
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2015 07:18
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2015 07:18

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