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Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book
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Cover for Absences in the volunteer tourism phenomenon: the right to travel, solidarity tours and transformation beyond the one-way.

This chapter explores the exclusions/inclusions of volunteer tourism and examines the phenomenon of solidarity and reality tours, in which people from developing countries are enabled to travel and interact with people in developed communities through church-based, activist and developmental...

Author(s)
Higgins-Desbiolles, F.; Russell-Mundine, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Journeys for experience: the experiences of volunteer tourists in an indigenous community in a developed nation - a case study of New Zealand.

This chapter presents the findings of qualitative research undertaken with community hosts and 12 Australian volunteers working on a marae (Maori village or traditional meeting place) in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. The chapter examines the nature of the volunteer tourism experience in...

Author(s)
McIntosh, A. J.; Zahra, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist harassment and responses.

The expansion of tourism into new geographic and cultural frontiers has highlighted the importance of visitor satisfaction and safety. This chapter provides a review of the literature on tourist harassment, a relatively neglected area of study. The first section briefly examines the nature of...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.; Tarlow, P.; Carlisle, K.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards understanding western tourists: empirical studies.

This chapter presents empirical data on Western tourists in developing countries, based on both primary and secondary sources. The primary data (concerning organized round trips) came from some 333 interview records (272 with tourists and 61 with tour managers, tour guides, local travel agents and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter

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