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This paper highlights India's national tourism policy, which recognizes the tourism sector's capability as a development driver, especially for rural livelihoods. The income and employment generation potential of Indian tourism is considered, and some village-based cultural tourism projects are...

Author(s)
Renuka Choudhury
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 191-194
Abstract

National Parks are often major tourist attractions located in relatively remote and marginalized rural areas. The potential role of tourism in contributing to the costs of conservation and providing economic opportunities for communities living adjacent to natural heritage has long been...

Author(s)
Goodwin, H.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Global ecotourism policies and case studies: perspectives and constraints, 2003, pp 166-188
Abstract

The growth of tourism in India is discussed in three separate papers focusing on: international and domestic tourist increases; employment opportunities; and a case study of the tourist industry in Himachal Pradesh. An integrated approach to development of the tourism sector is contained within the ...

Author(s)
Dharmarajan, S.; Singh Parmor, J.
Citation
Yojana, 1995, 39, 14, pp 9-13,12,20,32
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This paper studies whether tourism policies enhance regional development, and how such effects are distributed by the rural-urban sphere in two structurally different rural regions in Finland. The overall GDP and employment effects were positive in both examined regions whether the main beneficiary ...

Author(s)
Hyytiä, N.; Kola, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2013, 35, 4, pp 708-730
Abstract

The link between tourism, local benefits and conservation is conceptualised and analysed, using data from the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve in Ecuador. Three Cuyabeno indigenous groups have developed different modes of tourism participation, ranging from autonomous operations to pure salary employment. ...

Author(s)
Wunder, S.
Citation
Ecological Economics (Amsterdam), 2000, 32, 3, pp 465-479
Abstract

Rural communities in Oregon are losing employment in resource-based industries. Many rural communities are developing tourism as a source of new jobs and income. Ecotourism is a form of tourism development attractive to rural communities with natural amenities. In its purest form, ecotourism...

Author(s)
Corcoran, P.
Publisher
Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Citation
Special Report - Oregon State University Extension Service, 1996, No. 953, pp 90-95
Abstract

This paper considers whether tourism promotion makes good policy sense from the standpoint of rural development; whether increased levels of tourism are in the best interest of communities affected by tourists; and whether the jobs created by tourism are the types of jobs needed by people in rural...

Author(s)
Marcouiller, D.
Publisher
Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, Madison, USA
Citation
Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 2007, 37, 1, pp 28-31

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