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Tourism in destination communities.

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This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture, heritage identity, politics and power, indigenous rights, ethical stakeholder interactions, development the...

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Chapter 3 (Page no: 37)

The economics of tourism in host communities.

This chapter reviews issues pertaining to tourism's growing popularity as an economic growth strategy. Moreover, the economic impacts of tourism in destination communities are examined within the broader framework of sustainable development.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Tourism and destination communities. Author(s): Shalini Singh Timothy, D. J. Dowling, R. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Destination communities: structures, resources and types. Author(s): Boyd, S. W. Shalini Singh
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 55) Tourism and local society and culture. Author(s): Fagence, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 79) Heritage, identity and places: for tourists and host communities. Author(s): Ashworth, G. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 99) Politics and place: an analysis of power in tourism communities. Author(s): Hall, C. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 115) Self-determination: exercising indigenous rights in tourism. Author(s): Johnston, A. M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 135) Generating goodwill in tourism through ethical stakeholder interactions. Author(s): Fennell, D. A. Przeclawski, K.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 155) Development issues in destination communities. Author(s): Telfer, D. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 181) Appropriate planning for tourism in destination communities: participation, incremental growth and collaboration. Author(s): Timothy, D. J. Tosun, C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 205) Community attitudes: tourism development in natural environments. Author(s): Dowling, R. K.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 229) Local involvement in managing tourism. Author(s): Scheyvens, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 253) Presenting destinations: marketing host communities. Author(s): Moscardo, G. Pearce, P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 273) Understanding tourism and destination communities. Author(s): Timothy, D. J. Shalini Singh Dowling, R. K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Geography, Geology and Planning, Southwest Missouri State University, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 9780851996110
  • Record Number
  • 20033017727