Benefit of Tourism to Local Community: Result or Residue?

Pillai, K R (2011) Benefit of Tourism to Local Community: Result or Residue? Indian Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Management,, 2 (2). pp. 149-161.

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Abstract

This paper examines the livelihood linkage of community based ecotourism at Thekkady. The evolution and growth of tourism in the study area is also discussed. Time series data pertaining to the direct income from community based ecotourism programmes has been analysed to explore the economic significance of tourism to the local community. Though the study covers only a part of the expenditure by tourists, its socio-economic significance is really laudable. The paper also explores the sustainability issues of ecotourism as well.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: livelihood security, ecotourism, community based ecotourism, Thekkady, local community
Subjects: Management > MIM Manipal
Depositing User: MIM User
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2014 10:28
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2014 10:28
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141040

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