Tourism and Sustainable Community Development
As the tourist industry becomes increasingly important to communities around the world, the need to develop tourism in a sustainable manner has also become a primary concern. This impressive collection of international case studies addresses this crucial issue by asking what local communities can contribute to sustainable tourism, and what sustainability can offer these local communities in return. The role of the community in environmental, cultural and economic sustainability is highlighted in an extraordinary variety of contexts, ranging from inner-city Edinburgh to rural northern Portugal and the beaches of Indonesia.
Individually, the investigations in this text present a wealth of original research and source material, while collectively, they illuminate and clarify the term 'community' - the meaning of which, it is argued, is vital to understanding how sustainable tourism development can be implemented in practice.
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The community a sustainable concept in tourism development?
Community participation and identity
Approaches to sustainable tourism planning and community participation The case of the Hope Valley
Residents perceptions of the socio cultural impacts of tourism at Lake Balaton Hungary
Identity community and sustainability Prospects for rural tourism in Albania
Sustainable tourism and the community
Environmental standards and performance measurement in tourism destination development
Developing sustainable tourism in the Trossachs Scotland
Gili Trawangan from desert island to marginal paradise Local participation smallscale entrepreneurs and outside investors in an Indonesian tourist de...
Tourism in Friesland A network approach
Understanding community tourism entrepreneurism Some evidence from Texas
Rural communities and tourism development
Can sustainable tourism positively influence rural regions?
Cultural tourism and the community in rural Ireland
Agritourism a path to community development? The case of Bangunkerto Indonesia
Community and rural development in Northern Portugal
Establishing the common ground Tourism ordinary places greyareas and environmental quality in Edinburgh Scorland
Local Agenda 21 Reclaiming community ownership in tourism or stalled process?
Developing community enterprise
Fair trade in tourism community development or marketing tool?
Tourism small enterprises and community development