THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCHES IN URBAN MANAGEMENT

 

Volume 10, Issue 2, May 2015

 

1. PERCEIVED SOCIAL EFFECTS OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY OF KINABALU NATIONAL PARK

Jaafar M.
Ismail S.
Rasoolimanesh S. M.

We investigate the perceived social effects of tourism development on local communities from the perspective of local residents in selected locations near Kinabalu National Park. Local residents (n=378) were surveyed using a questionnaire and the collected data subjected to a series of descriptive analysis methods.   ...

2. GIS BASE TOURISM DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR LANGKAWI ISLAND, KEDAH, MALAYSIA 

Masron T.
Mohamed B.
Marzuki A.

Tourism is an activity that implies the geographical dimension for users (the tourists) providers and planners. Besides its spatial dimension, tourism involves aspects of social, economic and environmental implications. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is particularly developed for the management purpose as well as to study the spatial phenomena....

3. INVESTMENT PREFERENCES OF CITIES AND REGIONS BY THE GENERAL POPULATION

Urbančíková N.
Suhányi L.

By area, the Slovak Republic is considered to be a small European country. There are dramatic differences between Slovak cities and regions both in economic and social terms.   ...

4. CLUSTER POTENTIAL IN SLOVAK REGIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT’S QUALITY

Kuzmišinová V.
Kuzmišin P.

The purpose of the paper is statistical generation of clusters from 79 Slovak regions from the aspect of cluster potential which is identified based on the quality of its business environment.   ... 

5. DEVELOPMENT OF REGION BY UTILIZATION OF GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANT

Cehlar M.
Jurkasova Z.

It is obvious that Geothermal Power Plant is the kind of projects, which may be very attractive in certain regions but may seems difficult and risky on the first look and if not properly developed.   ...