Living Heritage Village of Kampung Morten Melaka: Local Community Involvement in Tourism

  • Syakir Amir Ab. Rahman Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Wan Amerul Akhyar Mohd Fauzi Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Syahriah Bachok Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • M. Zainora Asmawi Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Zakiah Ponrahano Department of Environment, Faculty of Forestry and Environment, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Nur Aulia Rosni Centre of Sustainable Urban Planning and Real Estate, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Malaya
  • Yukihiro Masuda Department of Planning, Architecture and Environmental System, Shibaura Insitute of Technology
  • Nadiah Najib PLANMalaysia
Keywords: community-based tourism, local participation, local community, Kampung Morten

Abstract

Community-based Tourism (CBT) involves high community participation at the highest level of decision-making processes, to economic involvement and the giving opinion of the lowest level goal. The purpose of this study is to explore the local community participation in the tourism activities in Kampung Morten, Melaka. The questionnaire survey was conducted using a simple random sampling method among 152 respondents and the results were analysed using crosstabulation analysis. The main findings are the majority of respondents participated in tourism activities and deliberation in tourism activities. Less number of respondents were giving opinions on tourism development and plans. This study is benefitable to the tourism stakeholders to ensure the relevancy of communities staying in living heritage villages to contribute to the domestic tourism industry.

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Published
2021-02-07
How to Cite
Ab. Rahman, S. A., Mohd Fauzi, W. A. A., Bachok, S., Asmawi, M. Z., Ponrahano, Z., Rosni, N. A., Masuda, Y. and Najib, N. (2021) “Living Heritage Village of Kampung Morten Melaka: Local Community Involvement in Tourism”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(2), pp. 236 - 244. doi: https://doi.org/10.47405/mjssh.v6i2.673.
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