A lack of entrepreneurial capacity, limited understanding of tourism markets and a lack of community understanding of tourism and its impacts have been identified as barriers to effective tourism development in peripheral regions. This book will provide a focused academic analysis of this emerging issue within tourism development practice, while critically examining the dimensions and processes of building community capacity to manage and develop a tourism industry.
Part I: Improving Knowledge of Tourism Development and It's Impacts; Community Capacity Building - An Emerging Challenge for Tourism Development G Moscardo; Enhancing the Economic Benefits of Tourism at the Local Level N Stoeckl; Understanding How Tourism can bring Socio-cultural Benefits to Destination Communities P Pearce; Linking a "Sense of Place" with a "Sense of Care": Overcoming Sustainability Challenges Faced by Remote Communities K Walker; Part II: Improving Community Knowledge of Tourism Development; Community - based Tourism in Asia P Rocharungsat; Examples of Effective techniques for Enhancing Community Understanding of Tourism J Sammy; Tools to Enhance Community Capacity to Critically Evaluate Tourism Activities K Walker; Part III: Improving Community Participation in Tourism Development; Partnerships for Tourism Development Amanda Stronza; Enhancing Participation of Women in Tourism Haretsebe Manwa; Entrepreneurship and the Rural Tourism Industry: A Primer N G. McGehee and C S. Kline; Perspectives on Leadership Coaching for Regional Tourism Managers and Entrepreneurs A Blackman; Capacity Building Through Cooperation R Monypenny.
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