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Tourism is a creative instrument for poverty reduction. Pro-Poor Tourism (PPT) provides economic, socio-cultural and even environmental benefits to the globally impoverished community. The main goal of this study is to demystify the constructs of Pro-Poor Tourism and investigate the local community ...

Author(s)
Dada, Z. A.; Najar, A. H.; Gupta, S. K.
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2022, 15, 1, pp 37-46
Abstract

This study analyses the formation mechanism, poverty alleviation effects of local linkages, and examines the different agencies involved in shaping linkages in the Tibet Autonomous Region to understand local linkages in pro-poor tourism. A local linkage analysis framework composed of forward and...

Author(s)
Ji ZhongJuan; Xu HongGang; Cui QingMing
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2022, 27, 2, pp 173-191
Abstract

This collection of six essays is dedicated to David Harrison, a major intellectual figure in tourism studies whose work as a scholar, writer and educator made a contribution to the sociology and anthropology of tourism and the political economy of tourism development. The essays cover Harrison's...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2022, 19, 1, pp 1-80
Abstract

Building on David Harrison's critique of the concept, this essay describes the emergence of pro-poor tourism as a banner for development interventions focusing on poverty reduction. It reviews the application of the approach in practice, including through community-based tourism and encouraging the ...

Author(s)
Spenceley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2022, 19, 1, pp 13-25
Abstract

Tourism is often used as a tool for economic growth and development. However, evaluating the effectiveness of tourism interventions to deliver intended benefits, and contribute to outcomes such as poverty alleviation, continue to be debated. This research examined the advantages of using the...

Author(s)
Warne, S. J.; Thompson, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2022, 50, pp 391-399
Abstract

The debate pertaining to poverty alleviation and increased employment opportunities for tourism microentrepreneurship has recently emerged as an area of investigation in the spheres of academic research. The role of tourism microentrepreneurship in strengthening rural communities has been...

Author(s)
Sandeep Walia; Aruditya Jasrotia; Parvinder Kour; Pooja Choudhary
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2021, 25, 4, pp 311-324
Abstract

Pro-poor tourism increases net benefits for the poor or directs profits back into the community by employing local staff and manufacturing. Existing studies have provided a theoretical understanding of how pro-poor tourism can produce environmental, economic, social, and cultural impacts. Little...

Author(s)
Wen ShiXian; Cai XiaoMei; Li Jun [Li, J. J.]
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
SAGE Open, 2021, 11, 2,
Abstract

In the era of well-being, improving life quality has been the shared vision for the majority of people around the world. People living in rural areas desire to obtain higher level of meaning and achievement as well as material benefits than ever before. Consequently, pro-poor tourism policy has...

Author(s)
Huang KeJi; Zhang ChaoZhi; Wu MaoYing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2021, 36, 11, pp 122-132
Abstract

On February 25, 2021, General Secretary Xi Jinping solemnly announced at the National Poverty Alleviation Summary and Commendation Conference that my country's poverty alleviation battle has achieved a comprehensive victory. In current China, poverty alleviation has entered the "post-poverty era"....

Author(s)
Zhou LingQiang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2021, 36, 4, pp 1-1
Abstract

The necessity of the dual revitalization of rural tourism industry and talents in the post-poverty era. In the past 40 years, China's rural tourism has made remarkable achievements in promoting rural economic development, optimizing rural industrial structure, and improving farmers' income levels....

Author(s)
Zhou Bo; Ye Shun
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2021, 36, 4, pp 12-13

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