Environmental Practices of SICs Operators


  • Zeenat Begam Yusof 1 Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Mariam Jamaludin Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40000 Shah Alam, Malaysia




Green practices, Small Island Chalets (SIC), Green practices theories.


The uncontrolled lodging industry usually caused environmental degradation. However, some lodging operators have started to incorporate green practices in their operation. The objectives of this study are to identify green practices of Small Island Chalets (SICs) operators in Kapas and Tioman Island in Malaysia and to determine the differences of the green practices on the both islands. This study had employed case study method using in-depth interview and structured observation. Six case studies were selected. The findings had identified the difference and several green practices of the operators. Therefore, this study provides a platform for another similar study to be conducted.

Keywords: Green practices; Small Island Chalets (SIC); Green practices theories.

eISSN: 2398-4279 © 2017. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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