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INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE

Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim.

Abstract
In Malaysia, the East Coast Region of Peninsular Malaysia has a wealth of natural resources such
as island clusters, beautiful beaches, diversity of flora and fauna that can be tourist attractions. The community
can involve in the chain of prosperity resulted from ecotourism activities such as being involved as a travel
agent, homestay operators, restaurant operators as well as the latest promoted career, nature tourist guide. Thus,
this study was carried out to identify relationships between the behavior intention to participate as a nature tour
guide and self-engagement. The data was gathered from 115 respondents who attended courses that prepared
them to be nature tourist guides. The purposive sampling technique was used, and the reliability procedure was
also validated. Descriptive and regression analyses were completed using the SPSS Version 20. The study
observed that there is a meaningful relationship between self-engagement and behavior intention to participate
as a nature tourist guide among the program participants in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Besides, this
study will also contribute to community involvement in the career, which is not only aimed at developing the
tourism sector but also generating alternative income for them.

Key words: Community-Based Ecotourism; Nature Tourist Guide; Natural Resources; Sustainable Development.


 
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Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim. INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE. JCR. 2020; 7(16): 497-503. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59


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Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim. INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=3627 [Access: June 01, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59


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Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim. INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE. JCR. 2020; 7(16): 497-503. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59



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Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim. INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE. JCR. (2020), [cited June 01, 2021]; 7(16): 497-503. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59



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Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim (2020) INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE. JCR, 7 (16), 497-503. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59



Turabian Style

Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim. 2020. INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (16), 497-503. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59



Chicago Style

Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim. "INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 497-503. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim. "INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.16 (2020), 497-503. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59



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Md Khairul Azwan Md Razali, Khatijah Omar, Hazman Samsudin, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul Halim (2020) INVESTIGATING THE BEHAVIOUR INTENTION TO PARTICIPATE IN CAREER AS A NATURE TOURIST GUIDE. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (16), 497-503. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.59