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Cover for A stakeholder approach for sustainable community-based rural tourism development in Thailand.

This chapter explores the approach of tourist destination governance with a focus on community-based tourism in Thailand. Through five case studies, the chapter explores a number of factors in the failure and success of community-based tourism development, and the importance of an integrated...

Author(s)
Choibamroong, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community empowered tourism development: a case study.

This chapter explores the area of destination governance that focuses on community involvement and empowerment as a key to success in regional communities. This chapter endeavours to explore the global-traditional nexus which regional communities continue to face. They acknowledge what is referred...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Albieri, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Controversial ecotourism and stakeholder roles in governance: 'swim with humpback whales' in Vava'u.

This chapter looks closely at stakeholder roles in the governance of a wildlife tourist activity in Vava'u, Tonga. The case study acknowledges the international attention and pressure that a controversial 'swim with whales' tourist activity has received. The chapter explores the conflict of values...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Design of tourism governance networks.

This chapter explores the approach of networks in tourist destination governance. With a focus on tourist destination policy, the chapter discusses lessons learned from the literature with regard to collaborative stakeholder networks. In considering more proactive, integrated and collaborative...

Author(s)
Baggio, R.; Scott, N.; Cooper, C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dynamics of destination governance: governance and metagovernance in the composite industrial environment of destinations.

This chapter incorporates important insights from complexity, network and stakeholder theories in order to further develop various approaches and solutions to destination governance. The concept of 'destination' is contextualized in the discussion of a multifaceted definition. A distinction is made ...

Author(s)
Spyriadis, T.; Buhalis, D.; Fyall, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Governance approaches in new tourist destination countries: introducing tourism law in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

This chapter focuses on what may be termed 'new tourist destination countries': Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, part of the Greater Mekong Subregion, and discusses the numerous challenges these countries face in their governance as emerging tourist destinations. This chapter explains that these...

Author(s)
Semone, P.; Laws, E.; Ruhanen, L.; Wang Zhuo; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Issues and pressures on achieving effective community destination governance: a typology.

This chapter explores the diversity of issues and pressures that challenge effective destination governance. In reviewing the extensive literature of destination development issues, barriers and impacts, the chapter endeavours to achieve a more comprehensive typology of the issues that affect...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responding to crises in Thailand: a governance analysis.

This chapter has a focus on governance decision making during a number of major crises that Thailand has faced over the past decade which have had significant impacts on tourism. This chapter shows, through an exploratory analysis, the way in which a national government reacted and the decisions...

Author(s)
Campiranon, K.; Laws, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structural change and re-engineering in tourism: a chance for destination governance in Grisons, Switzerland?

This chapter focuses on the process of a change in governance in a broader destination region in the mountain tourism sector. A major project involving a complex group of local and regional resort destinations in a key mountain resort area of Switzerland used an approach of governance that included ...

Author(s)
Boksberger, P.; Anderegg, R.; Schuckert, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of knowledge in good governance for tourism.

This chapter discusses the role of knowledge in good governance for tourist destinations. In this context, the chapter identifies the broad processes and institutions involved in governance and decision making regarding tourism. These include levels of government, promotion and marketing...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter

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