International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

TECHNOCENTRISM: USING SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CONCEPT TO SUSTAIN ENVIRONMENT, IMPROVING COMMUNITIES’ LIFE QUALITIES, AND INCREASING ECONOMIC GROWTH ON PERAK’S DESTINATION. MALAYSIA.
Hengky, S. H.

Abstract
Perak is one of the 13 states of Malaysia. It is the second largest state in Peninsular Malaysia. There are 136 destinations on Perak, but based on sustainable tourism concept, there are only less than 15 % destinations were sustained, and most of them were un-sustained. So, based on techno-centrism’s philosophy, we try to develop new prospective sustainable tourism for the balance destinations. It not only could improve local economic growth, but also could improve the quality of destination’s environment and strengthen the regional tourism institution in improving their performance on serving local communities. Furthermore, to fulfill the aim of the research by using techno-centrism’s philosophy, and content analysis to tabulate the research which was conducted for 3 months, we tried to develop new prospective destination by finding the way out how to improve the amount of destination down Perak areas.

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