This book analyses community-based approaches to developing and regenerating tourism destinations in the developing world, addressing this central issue in sustainable tourism practices.
It reviews a variety of systems useful for analysing and understanding management issues to offer new insight into the skills and resources that are needed for implementation, ongoing monitoring and review of community-based tourism. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this book explores alternatives to the dominant interpretation which argues against tourism as a benefit for community development. International case studies throughout the book illustrate and vouch for tourism as a transformative force while clarifying the need to manage expectations in sustainable tourism for community development, rejuvenation and regeneration. Emphasis is placed on accruing relevant decision-support material, and creating services, products and management approaches that will endure and adapt as change necessitates.
This will be of great interest to upper-level students, researchers and academics in the fields of tourism impacts, sustainability, ethics and development as well as the broader field of Geography.
Table of Contents
- Principles and Practices: Case studies in Innovation
Alan Clarke and Peter Wiltshier
- A Benchmarked Step by Step Community Based Tourism (CBT) Toolkit for Developing Countries
Vikneswaran Nair and Amran Hamzah
- Systems Approach to Community Based Tourism
Tadeja Jere Jakulin
- A Responsible CBT Approach
Lelokwane Mokgalo and Mercy Musikavanhu
- Community Based Festivals in the Context of Community Based Tourism
Alan Clarke and Allan Jepson
- Rethinking Tourism in Belarus: The Opening of a Rural Economy
Susan L. Slocum and Valeria Klitsounova
- The importance of Information and Communication Technology for dissemination, commercialization and local protagonism in community-based tourism initiatives: a case study of CBT in Castelhanos, Ilhabela, Brazil
- Community Based Tourism: Planning Processes and Outcomes in the Developing World
Adenike Adebayo, Peter Robinson and Ade Oriade
- ‘Meet the Locals’: Community tourism- an approach to combat over-tourism in Malta and Gozo
Andrew Jones and Julian Zarb
- Reviewing the Background to Success in Communities Developing Tourism: An Evaluation Through Participant Observations
- The path: from agricultural country to popular travel destination
Akmal Rakhmanov and Nutfillo Ibragimov
- Community-Based Tourism: The Romeiros Way in São Miguel Island in Azores/Portugal
- Community Based Tourism – the Kiwi variation
- Community-Based Tourism engagement and wellbeing from a learning perspective
Giovanna Bertella, Sabrina Tomasi, Alessio Cavicchi and Gigliola Paviotti
- Systems, Stakeholders, Storytelling: Tourism Development and Conservation in the Peak District and the Balaton Highlands National Parks
Alan Clarke and Peter Wiltshier
About the Series
The aim of this series is to explore and communicate the intersections and relationships between leisure, tourism and human mobility within the social sciences.
It will incorporate both traditional and new perspectives on leisure and tourism from contemporary geography whilst also providing for perspectives from cognate areas within the development of an integrated field of leisure and tourism studies.
Also, increasingly, tourism and leisure are regarded as steps in a continuum of human mobility. Inclusion of mobility in the series offers the prospect to examine the relationship between tourism and migration, the sojourner, educational travel, and second home and retirement travel phenomena.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism