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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This introductory chapter summarizes key aspects of the development of thinking in reference to tourist destination governance. It reviews the changing contexts of tourist destination governance, identifying and analyzing the main sources of its recent transformations. It examines concepts of...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance challenges and concerns: questions of development, community involvement, responsiveness and future outcomes.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part I and focuses on the challenges and concerns of tourist destination governance. These include addressing the diversity of questions regarding issues such as regional and destination development, community involvement, responsiveness and future outcomes...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Laws, E.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance decision making: complexity, dynamics and influences.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part II, with a focus on the complexity, dynamics and influences of decision making in the context of tourist destination governance. As with most organizations, public or private, decision making holds the key to effectiveness in governance. Developments...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance approaches and solutions: structural change, community engagement, networks and collaborations.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part III, which explores the diversity of approaches and solutions to tourist destination governance through a number of case studies and writings of relevance. This includes addressing approaches to structural change, community engagement, networks and...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance: some approaches and suggestions for future research.

This final chapter discusses the state of governance research and provides some suggestions for further studies. It begins by discussing the theory and appropriate methodology for some aspects of the study of tourist destination governance. These considerations and the previous chapters of this...

Author(s)
Scott, N.; Laws, E.; Agrusa, J.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism in St Andrews: conflicting governance in the Mecca of Golf.

This chapter examines closely the conflicts in governance of a destination with a strong history and a primary focus on one type of special interest tourism-golf. The case study presented by Richard Butler explores the diversity of views which are often prevalent in regional communities due to the...

Author(s)
Butler, R. W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter

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