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Tourism as a tool for development was first mooted in the 1970s. Recently, focus has been on the role of ecotourism, pro-poor tourism and community-based tourism (CBT). This has been so in Lao People's Democratic Republic, where international tourism is a vital source of foreign exchange and...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Schipani, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 2/3, pp 194-230
Abstract

Tourism as a tool for development was first mooted in the 1970s. Recently, focus has been on the role of ecotourism, pro-poor tourism and community-based tourism (CBT). This has been so in Lao People's Democratic Republic, where international tourism is a vital source of foreign exchange and...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Schipani, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Pro-poor tourism: who benefits? Perspectives on tourism and poverty reduction., 2007, pp 84-120
Abstract

A simultaneous analysis of gender and ethnicity provides a fuller understanding of how tourism initiatives benefit marginalised groups in developing countries. In this article, the gendered division of labour is analysed as a way to understand the micro-politics of ethnic tourism production aiming...

Author(s)
Phommavong, S.; Sörensson, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 4, pp 350-362
Abstract

This book examines the factors which influence the dynamics of community tourism through case studies on 11 Asian countries. The book consists of 13 major chapters that are presented in three sections. The first section is on implementation of community-based tourism. Under this section, Chapter 2...

Author(s)
Bao, J.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism and community development: Asian practices, 2008, pp 267 pp.
AbstractFull Text

Over the past few decades, the influence of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) program and Asian Economic Community (AEC) framework of ASEAN has led to an increasing number of tourists visiting Thailand and Laos (PDR) border sites. Accordingly, the Thailand-Laos (PDR) border destination appears to ...

Author(s)
Chindaprasert, K.; Yasothornsrikul, P.; Esichaikul, R.
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 4, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

This paper focuses on the cultural component of Laos' National Ecotourism Strategy and Action Plan and describes practical steps underway at the local level to ensure that pro-poor tourism products and services reflect the richness of Laos' cultural heritage. A concluding section summarizes the...

Author(s)
Rogers, P.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 107-114
Abstract

Although research on tourism, poverty alleviation and women empowerment are being carried out extensively, integrative studies linking all three aspects are scant. This paper is an attempt to bridge the existing gap in the literature by connecting the concepts of tourism-driven poverty alleviation...

Author(s)
Priyakrushna Mohanty; Anu Chandran
Publisher
Christ University, Bangalore, India
Citation
ATNA - Journal of Tourism Studies, 2018, 13, 1, pp 59-74
Abstract

This study aims to understand how local community members viewed and evaluated the success of a community-based tourism (CBT) project implemented in Laos. The study identified three distinctive groups according to levels of participation and responsibilities adopted, namely active participation, ...

Author(s)
Park EeRang; Phandanouvong, T.; Kim SangKyun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 2, pp 128-132
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the tourism-led growth hypothesis in Laos. Design/methodology/approach: The authors test the tourism-led growth hypothesis using autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) cointegration estimation (Pesaran et al., 2001) and Granger causality tests....

Author(s)
Kyophilavong, P.; Gallup, J. L.; Charoenrat, T.; Nozaki, K.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2018, 73, 2, pp 242-251
Abstract

This paper will examine the state of the study of ethnic tourism in mainland Southeast Asia in light of Wimmer's and Brubaker's paradigmatic approaches to ethnicity. The prevailing 'ethnic regimes' and their impact on ethnic tourism policies and development in four of the region's states, China...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2016, 41, 3, pp 232-245

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