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This paper investigates community-based rural tourism development by focussing on the roles of a network-making non-profit organization (NPO) in Miyagi in northern Japan. The study took a case study approach in examining the Kurihara Tourism Network (KTN), which is an NPO engaging in rural...

Author(s)
Ohe, Y.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, 2018, 227, pp 11-19
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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.
Abstract

While rural tourism will provide new opportunities for farmers and inhabitants in rural areas, many problems must be solved to make its sustainable development a reality. Therefore, this paper focused on the present issues facing rural tourism in Japan that must be addressed for further...

Author(s)
Ohe, Y.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism, 2013, pp 63-75
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Author(s)
Kitagawa, A.
Publisher
Association of Rural Planning, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Rural Planning , 2017, 36, 2, pp 165-168
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These conference proceedings discuss cultural tourism as a powerful tool for economic, cultural and social development. The proceedings consist of 12 papers presented in two parts. The first part is the potential of cultural tourism for local communities and the second part tackles the development...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
International conference on "cultural tourism and local communities", Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 8-10 February, 2006., 2006, pp 153 pp.
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This paper proposes resilience as a foundation for sustainability, and sustainable tourism development, identifying that resilience relates to place-based knowledge and senses originating from human-land interaction over a long period of time. A specific case drawn here is the post-disaster...

Author(s)
Kato, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 55-67
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In Kyoto Prefecture, the number of rural-inns and inbound tourists has rapidly increased. We conducted a questionnaire survey targeting all rural-inns in Kyoto Prefecture, and analyzed factors for increasing number of foreign guests and for owners' motivation. The results of the analysis indicated...

Author(s)
Iwasaki, M.; Shimizu, N.; Hoshino, S.; Onitsuka, K.
Publisher
Association of Rural Planning, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Rural Planning , 2017, 36, Special Issue, pp 235-241
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Operators of rural tourism face various difficulties that hamper development of their activities. This paper explored the roles that NPOs play in the development of rural tourism to help operators counter such difficulties. For this purpose, the author firstly presented a conceptual framework from...

Author(s)
Ohe, Y.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
9th ASAE International Conference: Transformation in agricultural and food economy in Asia, 11-13 January 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. Proceedings, 2017, pp 466-477
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Rural tourism, which is often interpreted as rural development initiatives, has been extensively studied in a Japanese context; however, this has been typically observed at a community level, and the host households were assumed as homogeneous. Therefore, this article explores rural tourism's...

Author(s)
Chen BiXia; Qiu ZhenMian; Usio, N.; Nakamura, K.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 8, pp 2896
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In Japan, green tourism (rural tourism) continues to grow in popularity. This form of tourism is expected to increase the nation's interest in agriculture and promote more interactions between urban and rural people. In Hokkaido, school trips that include hands-on agricultural activities are...

Author(s)
Tadao, Y.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2015, 6, 1, pp 120-125

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