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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
Abstract

Tourism is often seen as a tool for poverty alleviation and community development. This article highlights community-based tourism as a possible strategy for the development of poor communities. It further investigates how specific cultural contexts - in this case, that of rural Mpondoland, South...

Author(s)
Giampiccoli, A.; Kalis, J. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Culture, Agricuture, Food & Environment, 2012, 34, 2, pp 101-123
Abstract

Community-based tourism is increasingly being developed and promoted as a means of reducing poverty in developing countries, assisting local communities to meet their needs through the offering of a tourism product. The Swaziland Tourism Authority with the support of the European Union Fund has...

Author(s)
Lukhele, S. E.; Mearns, K. F.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 199-216
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We use an empirical method to discuss community tourism participation in China. This indicates that participation in community tourism is not pseudo participation or just theoretical or in nature, but rather an established, practical, local activity. A spontaneous mechanism for community tourism...

Author(s)
Yang XiaoHong; Cen Qiao
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2013, 28, 8, pp 51-57
Abstract

This study aimed to find (1) the establishment of a Community-based tourism (CBT) network in Ban Sai Moon and Ban Phosri in Ubon Ratchathani province, Thailand, and (2) an assessment of the established CBT network developed by the two communities. In this study, participatory action research and...

Author(s)
Somnuek, P.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2018, 13, 8, pp 1029-1040
Abstract

Community-based tourism is emerging as an alternative to the conventional tourism model practiced by prioritizing the conservation of traditional ways of life and the preservation of biodiversity, providing opportunities for small communities with socioeconomic disadvantages, and generating jobs...

Author(s)
Cioce Sampaio, C. A.; Zamignan, G.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheus-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2012, 6, 1, pp 25-39
Abstract

The expansion and development of tourism in rural areas is one of the current strategies considered by many countries for the development of rural areas. The community-based tourism was introduced in the 1970s, which guarantees a high level of community participation in development and planning...

Author(s)
Hesam, M.; Baghiani, H.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Rural Research, 2018, 9, 1, pp Pe73, Pe75-Pe87
Abstract

Drawing on a case study of a floating market in Central Thailand, this study examines the processes of engaging the local community in the development and promotion of the Amphawa Floating Market (AFM) as a tourist attraction, documents residents' views about community involvement, and determines...

Author(s)
Vajirakachorn, T.; Nepal, S. K.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2014, 3, 4, pp 342-356
Abstract

Developmental implications of community based tourism have been researched quite exhaustively in the past. However, these implications have been started from the perspective of the Government or in investor. There is a paucity of studies from the perspective of the community members. Review of...

Author(s)
Bansal, S. P.; Purva Kansal; Sandeep Walia
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2018, 19, 1, pp 59-70
Abstract

The increase in travel and tourism activities results in diminishing earths resources, altering the lifestyle and quality of life of local people. To avoid these negative impacts concepts like sustainability, Ecotourism, Responsible tourism, Community Based Tourism etc. were developed (Meadows et...

Author(s)
Shuchita Bakshi; Gupta, D. R.
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2016, 9, 2, pp 26-37

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