volume 4, issue 3, P310-327 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mabr-12-2018-0049
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Jagan Jeevan, Mohamad Rosni Othman, Zuha Rosufila Abu Hasan, Thi Quynh Mai Pham, Gyei Kark Park

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the prospects of Malaysian seaports as hubs for seaport tourism. This symbiosis nexus between seaports and tourism needs to be explored to provide a luxury economic growth. Combinations of these two segments are expected to explore a new market in Malaysian tourism industry. Design/methodology/approach A thorough case study consists of five major seaports in Malaysia including Penang Port, Port Klang, Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Kuantan Port, Bintulu Port and Kot…

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