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The rapidly developing rural tourism industry in China has deeply influenced the livelihoods of rural households. This study compares the impact of rural tourism development in poor areas on the farmers' livelihoods, based on the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework proposed by the United Kingdom's...

Author(s)
Huang Tai; Xi JianChao; Ge QuanSheng
Publisher
Science Press and Springer, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Mountain Science, 2017, 14, 11, pp 2359-2372
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A growing recognition that tourism is a feasible strategy for poverty alleviation explains why pro-poor tourism (PPT) has gained increased attention. While many developing nations have benefited from the positive effects that PPT brings to their local economies, many communities are left behind due ...

Author(s)
Saito, H.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2017, 10, 1, pp 3-17, 103
Abstract

Focusing on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development of underdeveloped regions, community-based ecotourism (CBET) has developed into a relatively mature field of knowledge in the international community. Recently, rural tourism and pro-poor tourism have become the topic of heated...

Author(s)
Li YanQin; Shu Sheng
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 8, pp 116-126
Abstract

One relatively recent approach to Pro-poor tourism (PPT) planning and development is the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) process. AI is considered an alternative to traditional "problem-solving" planning approaches and focuses specifically on strengths and successes of individuals, organisations and...

Author(s)
Espiner, S.; Stewart, E. J.; Lama, L. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2017, 14, 3, pp 369-388
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This article analyzes the strategies of Pro-Poor Tourism (PPT), i.e. the strategies to increase the benefits for poor people from tourism development. It explained the view that tourism, on a small or large scale, has a positive contribution to increased sources of income, creation of employment...

Author(s)
Setiawan, B.; Rijanta, R.; Baiquni, M.
Publisher
Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Indonesian Tourism and Development Studies, 2017, 5, 2, pp 121-130
Abstract

Modern tourism is characterized with green low-carbon, sustainable utilization, multiplier effect, and benefiting the people. It should play an important or leading role in how to promote precisely targeted poverty alleviation. For the government, the tourist industry and academia, it is the most...

Author(s)
He Shan; Xiang ZeYi; Liang Yun
Publisher
Journal of Southwest University for Nationalities Natural Science Edition, Chengdu, China
Citation
Journal of Southwest University for Nationalities - Natural Science Edition, 2017, 43, 2, pp 209-214
Abstract

In the era of mass tourism, phenomena such as sustainable tourism, responsible tourism, rural tourism, eco-tourism, pro-poor tourism and community-based tourism are now increasingly under the research microscope. If established and managed correctly, these alternative forms of tourism have the...

Author(s)
Pawson, S.; D'Arcy, P.; Richardson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2017, 19, 3, pp 378-397
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As an important means of targeting poverty alleviation and eradication, pro-poor tourism is key to lifting impoverished farmers and herders in the Tibetan areas of Sichuan Province out of poverty. Against the background of these areas building comprehensive pro-poor tourism experimental zones and...

Author(s)
Lu Chong; Geng BaoJiang; Zhuang TianHui; Yang Hao
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 1, pp 64-76
Abstract

Tourism geography has developed into a dynamic sub-discipline of contemporary South African geographical scholarship. The investigation provides an overview of the development of South African tourism geography since the early 1970 s, and traces its subsequent development. Since the first...

Author(s)
Visser, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
South African Geographical Journal, 2016, 98, 3, pp 428-438
Abstract

Heritage planning in Ghana is mainly governed by the idea of sustainable pro-poor tourism, but is only marginally integrated with general planning programmes and fragmentally addressed by policy-makers. Motivated by the general lack of research on heritage policy in Ghana, this paper examines the...

Author(s)
Fredholm, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 2016, 34, 4, pp 498-518

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