Community Destination Management in Developing Economies

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Community Destination Management in Developing Economies provides a comprehensive view of the issues facing planners, policymakers, and destination managers who attempt to ensure a sustainable future for community destinations in developing economies. Travel and tourism experts from a wide range of disciplines discuss illustrative case studies and effective practical approaches for various facets of destination management. This book explains in detail the complexities of destination management, making the needed basic knowledge and skills understandable to all readers. It is extensively referenced and has helpful figures, tables, and photographs to clarify concepts and topics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789023865
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/28/2006
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Defining urban tourism destination management 3
Ch. 2 The nature of urban and community tourism 37
Ch. 3 Community participation in the royal development projects 53
Ch. 4 Community planning for tourism development : Klong Khwang case study, Nakhon Ratchaisma Province, Thailand 63
Ch. 5 Cumulative impact assessment of hotel development in Siem Reap, Cambodia 75
Ch. 6 Interpretation and tourism 85
Ch. 7 GIS, remote sensing, and tourism destination management 101
Ch. 8 Good governance in destination management 113
Ch. 9 Carrying capacity as a tool for tourism destination management 123
Ch. 10 Singapore's "tourism unlimited" and transport infrastructure management 129
Ch. 11 Urban environmental tourism destination management : Phimai case study, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand 139
Ch. 12 Managing urban heritage resources within a cultural tourism context 153
Ch. 13 Computer visualization and DTM : historic resource management and design 169
Ch. 14 The role of festivals and events in community tourism destination management 181
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