Accessibility Adaptation in Heritage Boutique Hotels: A review on literature

Syazwani Abdul Kadir, Mariam Jamaludin, Abd Rahim Awang

Abstract


Accessible tourism is not only about accessible places of tourists’ attraction, but also about means of transportation, services, as well as tourists' accommodation. As one of the tourists’ destinations and their travel lodging, hotel should be accessible and able to cater the needs of various users. This paper offers a literature review on interrelated topics of a study that intends to explore heritage boutique hotels’ methods in adapting accessibility. Topics being discussed emerged from the issue of accessible tourism to the accessibility adaptation in repurposed heritage buildings, which then scoped to the heritage boutique hotel trends in today’s tourism industry.

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bsby e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-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, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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Accessible tourism; accessibility adaptation; heritage building; boutique hotel

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i10.1633

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