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Type :article
Subject :HD61 Risk Management
Main Author :Fauziah Che Leh
Title :Domestic visitors safety and security in urban environments: some major issues in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Place of Production :Tanjong Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Sains Kemanusiaan
Year of Publication :2019
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
This article aims to discuss the level of safety and security of domestic visitors in eight urban tourism destinations in Kuala Lumpur city centre. Discussing safety and security importance for urban tourism destinations because it can influence of frequency and severity among tourist. Primary data were gathered from questionnaire surveys of 192 randomly sampled domestic visitors who are willing to be the respondents of the study. The findings indicated the reality of some security and safety issues faced by the Kuala Lumpur domestic visitors. The results show that concerns and anxieties have arisen among domestic visitors to their safety in the urban tourist location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur during their visit to the site. This harms the location of city tourism in downtown Kuala Lumpur in the future if it is not resolved. Safe city programs should be empowered and implemented more widely including in the urban tourism sector to address safety and security issues in the rapidly expanding urban environment  


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