Enhancing the economic benefit of tourism at the local level

Stoeckl, Natalie (2008) Enhancing the economic benefit of tourism at the local level. In: Moscardo, Gianna, (ed.) Building Community Capacity for Tourism Development. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK, pp. 16-28.

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[Extract] As so clearly highlighted by Moseardo (Chapter]. this volume). tourism frequently fails to live up to the unrealistically high expectations that are placed upon it. Furthermore. while tourism has the potential to bring great benefits. it also imposes costs on host communities. and since the costs and benefits associated with tourism are not distributed evenly. inevitable conflicts arise. It comes as no surprise to find that Virtually all of' the case studies considered by Moscardo (Chapter 1. this volume) had groups that supported tourism developments and groups that opposed them.

Item ID: 10905
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-84593-447-7
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2010 04:18
FoR Codes: 14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140216 Tourism Economics @ 75%
14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140218 Urban and Regional Economics @ 25%
SEO Codes: 90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9003 Tourism > 900301 Economic Issues in Tourism @ 100%
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