1. Community-Based Ecotourism (CBET)

Community-Based Ecotourism (CBET) is considered a sustainable form of tourism that improve the quality of life of hosts at the tourist destination. The destination involved traditional remote communities where national parks, game reserves and other protected areas served as the background setting for such activities (Yaman & Mohd, 2004). Its principle focuses on the benefits of tourism attained by the local population and the environment while minimizing negative impacts.

2. Community-Based Rural Tourism (CBRT)

Community-Based Rural Tourism (CBRT) is an extension of Community-based Tourism (CBT) that takes place in a rural setting. As in other CBTs, CBRT requires the involvement and participation of the community in managing the tourism activities within their community, which in the end, contributes to their well-being and indirectly promotes their culture to the world (Kayat, 2014). CBRT aims to extend the benefits from tourism activities to the community in the rural areas in return for their participation in the process of development as well as during the sales and delivery of the products and services.

3. Community-Based Heritage Tourism

Community-Based Heritage Tourism is a form of tourism that offer tourists to experience the places and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present (Moli, 2011). It is one of the tourism branches that have long contributed to an appealing tourist destination and acts as an important marketing tool to attract tourists, especially with special interests in heritage and arts.

4. Community Benefiting through Tourism

Community benefiting through tourism is community-related with tourism either directly or indirectly.



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