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Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia

Norhayati Rafida, A. R.*, Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z..

Abstract
Malaysia is expected to be an ageing nation in 2030 where the country must prepare itself to facilitate and accommodate the needs by the elderly. In the meantime, Pondok Warga Emas institutions are growing rapidly throughout the state of Malaysia. In parallel with the growth of Islamic tourism destinations, this study views the institutions as a business opportunity for Islamic tourism in Malaysia. PWE has been increasing in number and demand, which leads to the question: to what extent can PWE become an Islamic tourism destination in Malaysia? How is the sustainability rate? What are the strategies? A qualitative approach is employed and data are obtained through a focus group discussion with 15 senior citizens who are randomly selected from two centers. The data is analyzed using SWOT and TOWS analysis for strategies purposes. There are ten strategies developed involving number or authorities and agencies. There should be a balance between the needs and readiness which can be resolved through ten strategies as the sustainable framework as an Islamic tourism destinations. A further examination is suggested to include foreign tourists and publics on the potential marketability of PWE as an Islamic tourism destination in Malaysia.

Key words: Sustainability, Needs, Interests, Pondok Warga Emas; Islamic Tourism


 
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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z.. Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia. JCR. 2020; 7(5): 1049-1058. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210


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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z.. Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=103710 [Access: August 17, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210


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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z.. Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia. JCR. 2020; 7(5): 1049-1058. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210



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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z.. Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia. JCR. (2020), [cited August 17, 2021]; 7(5): 1049-1058. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210



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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z. (2020) Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia. JCR, 7 (5), 1049-1058. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210



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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z.. 2020. Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (5), 1049-1058. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210



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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z.. "Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 1049-1058. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z.. "Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.5 (2020), 1049-1058. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210



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Norhayati Rafida, A. R., Norailis, A. W., Safiyyah A. S., Ihab Ahmed Awais, Ab Rahman, Z. (2020) Sustainability of Pondok Warga Emas according to Needs and Interests as an Islamic Tourism Destination in Malaysia. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (5), 1049-1058. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.05.210