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The Routledge Handbook of Community-Based Tourism Management

Concepts, Issues & Implications

Edited by: Sandeep Kumar Walia

Print publication date:  December  2020
Online publication date:  December  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367223915
eBook ISBN: 9780429274664
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429274664
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Book description

This Handbook offers an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of core themes and concepts in community-based tourism management. Providing interdisciplinary insights from leading international scholars, this is the first book to critically examine the current status of community-based tourism.

Organised into five parts, the Handbook provides cutting-edge perspectives on issues such as Indigenous communities, tourism and the environment, sustainability, and the impact of digital communities. Part 1 introduces core concepts and methodologies, and distinguishes community products from other tourism and hospitality goods. Part 2 explores communities? attitudes towards tourism development and their engagement with and ownership of the process. It also delves into the role of community- based tourism, under the influence of governmental policies, in the economic and social development of a region. In Part 3 various management, marketing, and branding initiatives are identified as a means of expanding the tourism business. Part 4 examines the negative impacts of mass tourism and its threats to culture, tradition, identity, the built environment, and natural heritage. In the final and fifth part, future challenges and opportunities for community-based tourism initiatives are considered, and research-based sustainable solutions are proposed. Overall, the book considers engaging local populations in tourism development as a way of building stronger and more resilient communities.

This Handbook fills a void in the current research and thus will appeal to scholars, students, and practitioners interested in tourism management, tourism geography, business studies, development policy and practice, regional development, conservation, and sustainability.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Harmonic tourism methodology Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Overview of community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Understanding the facilitators and inhibitors of community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  5:  A longitudinal study of articles published on community-based tourism and sustainable development Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Ethno-ecological community-based tourism from within Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Local culture, society and resources as products for tourism development at “El Cisne” Parish Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Community-based tourism, a means towards cultural heritage preservation Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Social movements and community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The role of women’s leadership in community-based tourism development Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Sustainable initiatives for community-based tourism development Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Role and participation of young people and women in “El Cisne” Parish, based on the development of religious tourism Download PDF
Chapter  13:  CBT in rural peripheral areas Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Contested perspectives towards the benefits of community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Social capital and community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The role of community-based tourism initiatives in socio-economic development Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Contribution to a management model for the parish of El Cisne Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Tour guides’ roles and responsibilities in a community-based tourism approach Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Community-based homestay tourism and social inclusion Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Community-based tourism, heritage conservation and improved urban design – Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Community readiness to green tourism initiatives in less developed parks Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Managerial capabilities of a CBTI in transforming communities into CBTEs Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Social media and destination development Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Successful community-based tourism in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Critical success factors for community-related corporate social responsibility in the hotel sector Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Paradoxes of travelling alone Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The role of children and resort mini-clubs in community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Saving the leatherback turtle in Grande Riviere, Trinidad Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Overtourism in communities Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Rethinking CBT in response to climate change Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Rural tourism in Asia Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Assessing sustainable community-based tourism development in Thailand Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Sustaining Indigenous tourism in Bocas del Toro, Panamá Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Attractions with religious importance and community-based tourism Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Analysis of the empowerment level in the community of Saraguro in the development of tourism Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Community-based events and social entrepreneurship Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Bikes without borders Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Rethinking engagements with Indigenous communities through tourism Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Exploring the new horizons of community-based tourism in emerging economies Download PDF
Chapter  40:  The imminent future of community-based tourism Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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