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Assessing Tourism Impacts in the Third World: A Nepal Case Study

By: Christopher Pagdin

Pergamon Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #61170 | ISBN: 0080426700
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Previously published as part of the 1995 subscription to the journal Progress in Planning, Volume 44, Number 3.


Abstract: introduction; research aims and hypotheses; frameworks for the tourism impact analysis; tourism impact studies; overview of Nepal and the Nepalese tourism industry; content of monograph. Research methodology: introduction; problems of tourism impact research; checklist for investigation; profile of Pokhara and its tourists; tourism impact analysis; summary. Profile of Pokhara and its tourists: introduction; growth of tourism; tourism employment; tourist accommodation; tourists in Pokhara; visitor survey; summary. Impacts of tourism: introduction; resident survey; economic impacts; physical impacts; social impacts; summary. Synthesis and conclusions: introduction; synthesis of impacts; comparing findings with expectations; lessons for tourism impact studies.

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