Malaysia Tioman Island's project Analysis

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Tioman Island is a small island, 39 km long and 12 km wide, located off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, densely forested island is still be sparsely inhabited, but is surrounded by numerous white coral, making its scuba divers from around the region. The beaches of Tioman Island were depicting in the 1958 movie, south pacific as Bali Hai. In the 1970s, Time magazine selected Tioman as one of the world's most beautiful islands.

In 2004 Kampung Tekek, a little village on Timon was earmarked for development as part of a RM 40 million marina project. The project covers 127,000sq meters. It will include a yacht marina and a cargo jetty which will extend 175 meters into the sea.

The following analysis is based on the project that includes SWOT report, opinion on why the project is rejected by the local residents and WWF-Malaysia and some recommendations

1. Conduct SWOT Analysis onto Pulau Tioman.

From the research and information reading about Pulau Tioman Island, the below is a SWOT analysis that concluded.


Fantastic natural resources and environments

Less polluted


Transportation Weakness

Less Promote

Land limitation

Resources Limitation


World traveler

The environmental protection consciousness improves of people.

Natural resources and environment destination become lesser in the world. Threat

Shifting of economic



Fantastic Natural resources and Environments

As many magazine and information said, Tioman Island has rare and precious natural resources elsewhere in Malaysia even around the world and it is one of the top 10 most beautiful island in the world. At the mountains area, Pulau Tioman is a haven for birds, bates, lizard and mouse deer. At the under water area, the huge size (over 15m high) combination of patches of coral gardens and huge granite boulders are commonly see in the...