Posted in LORTON SCRIBBLINGS, Tourism Planning, Tourism and LED, Tourism and communities
Value Chain Analysis can provide a solid base for establishing Tourism Destination Development. It provides a useful framework to promote knowledge based dialogue and multi-stakeholders collaboration
Typically a Value Chain Analysis will include the following objectives:
to identify clusters for pro-poor tourism development
to analyze current economic impact from tourism with particular focus on...
Posted in LORTON SCRIBBLINGS, Sustainable Tourism, Tourism and the Environment
Sustainable tourism has the capability of being a feasible tool for biodiversity conservation by providing economic alternatives for communities to engage in other than destructive livelihood activities, creating new revenue streams to support conservation through user fee systems and other mechanisms, and building constituencies that support conservation priorities by exposing tourists,...
Posted in LORTON SCRIBBLINGS, Tourism and LED
Local governments face increased democratic reforms and greater decentralisation at the same time as massive transformations are taking place in the global economy resulting from trade liberalisation, privatisation, and enhanced telecommunications.
The significance of these changes is that citizens and local governments now face formidable challenges, greater opportunity, and growing...
Posted in LORTON SCRIBBLINGS, Policy and Law
The United Nations General Assembly has adopted by consensus at its 65th session, three separate resolutions emphasising the role of tourism in sustainable development.
The three resolutions, on the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, on the promotion of ecotourism, and on the importance of sustainable tourism for Small Island Developing States stress the significance of the...