Posted in LORTON SCRIBBLINGS, Responsible Tourism, Tourism Planning, Tourism and Protected Areas, Tourism and communities
Members of the host community may be involved directly or indirectly with wildlife tourism, or not involved at all. Host Community involvement is influenced by factors encountered in other forms of tourism.
Direct involvement may take the form of paid employees, managers, owners and operators, or unpaid volunteers. In some countries, communities (as land owners) have initiated development of new...
Posted in LORTON SCRIBBLINGS, Responsible Tourism, Tourism Planning, Tourism and communities
The poor can participate in the tourism industry in many ways – as workers, entrepreneurs, and neighbours. They gain new opportunities but also face constraints. They earn incomes, but also suffer costs of tourism. These impacts vary enormously from destination to destination. Enhancing the opportunities and impacts for the poor is the concern of this new series of posts.
Posted in LORTON SCRIBBLINGS, The Business of Tourism
The success of any nation, district, or town’s tourism sector is ultimately dependent on the performance of the businesses within it. If they are successful, the sector will keep growing, which will deliver significant benefits to the businesses themselves, to their communities, and to the national economy as a whole.
SUCCESSFUL TOURISM BUSINESSES
Successful businesses will underpin a...