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Tourism at the Grassroots

Publisher: London : Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2014.
Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781138010512 1138010510
OCLC Number: 885451724
Description: 320.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Tourism and Local People in the Asia-Pacific Region 2. Another (Unintended) Legacy of Captain Cook?: The Evolution of Rapanui (Easter Island) Tourism 3. Moderate Expectations and Benign Exploration: Tourism in Papua New Guinea 4. `Everything is Truthful Here': Custom Village Tourism in Tanna, Vanuatu 5. The Whole Nine Villages: Local Level Development through Mass Tourism in Tibetan China 6. Weapons of the Workers: Employees in the Fiji Hotel Scene 7. On the Beach: Small-Scale Tourism in Samoa 8. After the Bomb in a Balinese Village 9. Sustainability and Security: Employing Local People in Lombok Hotels, Indonesia 10. Priorities, People and Preservation: Nature-Based Tourism at Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam 11. Communities on Edge: Conflicts over Community Tourism in Thailand 12. Community-Based Ecotourism in Thailand 13. Ecotourism and Indigenous Communities: The Lower Kinabatangan Experience in Borneo 14. Adventures, Picnics and Nature Tourism: Ecotourism in Malaysian National Parks 15. Conclusion: Marginal People and Marginal Places?
Series Title: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
Responsibility: Connell, John (Hrsg.); Rugendyke, Barbara (Hrsg.).


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"Should be useful to tourism researchers and planners in the Asia-Pacific and beyond....Recommended." - Choice, March 2009"Connell and Rugendyke's introduction helpfully enumerates the problems with Read more...

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