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Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The local wisdom of Balinese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">subaks</i>.

The irrigation of rice terraces on the island of Bali is a classic example of the complexity of indigenous resource management. Small farmer groups comprise local water-user associations called 'subaks', which meet in water temples to manage the irrigation of their terraced paddies. This chapter...

Author(s)
Windia, W.; Sedana, G.; Vet, T. de; Lansing, J. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community-based tourism in Asia.

This chapter examines evaluation criteria and steps towards community-based tourism (CBT) development to guide the development of more effective community tourism in Asia. The criteria to evaluate successful CBT suggested by the professionals were summarized into six main factors: (1) CBT should...

Author(s)
Rocharungsat, P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Living in hope: tourism and poverty alleviation in Flores?

This chapter presents findings from a longitudinal (1989-2005) ethnographic study on Ngadha, Flores, Indonesia. It analyses why, despite impressive natural and cultural resources, tourism has done very little to alleviate poverty in the area. The evidence suggests that cultural reasons, local...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South-east Asia: forest and mountain ecotourism, hilltribes and island nations.

This chapter reviews indigenous ecotourism ventures located on tribal lands and protected areas of South East Asia. Indigenous ecotourism projects in the mainland Mekong countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and southwest China (Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces) are reviewed. Other indigenous...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of the community in relation to the tourism industry: a case study from Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia.

The extent and practice of tourism in and around several villages bordering the national park of Bromo Tengger Semeru (Indonesia) was investigated, and conclusions were drawn about the conflicts between the theory and practice of participatory, community-based ecotourism. The findings reveal that...

Author(s)
Cochrane, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter

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