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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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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

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