Think Tank XIII
Assessing Community Quality of Life in the Context of ...
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One of major purposes of tourism development in a destination is to improve the quality of life (QOL) of host community. In the tourism literature, resident QOL has been discussed in the research of resident attitudes toward tourism. However...
Author: Chia-Pin Simo Yu, Shu Tian Cole & H. Charles Chancellor
Think Tank XIII
Visitors' and Residents' Perception of Tourism Impact ...
||10861 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Tourism is one of the leading contributors to service industry in Malaysia and is gradually growing. The growth of this industry brings impact towards the environment, specifically the water quality of islands. This study views into the visi...
Author: Murugadas Ramdas & Badaruddin Mohamed
Think Tank XII
Residents' Perceptions on Event Impacts an Relocation ...
||2916 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Social exchange theory and the mobility paradigm are used to understand residents’ perceptions on the impacts of the 2012 Olympic Games and their relocation intentions. Confirmatory factor analysis on a sample of 212 residents of London city...
Author: Girish Prayag & Talia Alders
Think Tank X
Implementation of the DIT-ACHIEV Model for Sustainable...
||4457 ||Oct 14, 2013 |
The DIT-ACHIEV Model is a model of sustainable tourism indicators developed in a previous research project undertaken by the School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology. The indicators represent six fields o...
Author: Maeve Morrissey, Kevin Griffin & Sheila Flanagan
Think Tank IX
Community based sustainable tourism: Quality of life a...
||7512 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
This paper explores the concept of quality of life (QOL) as perceived by residents in tourism destinations and examines differences in perceptions of QOL among culturally different destinations. The perceived QOL of local community is an imp...
Author: Yvette Reisinger & Kwang-Soo Park
Think Tank VIII
Shared Playgrounds: Contrasting Visitor Perspectives o...
||6541 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Tourism is forming an increasingly significant component of the social and economic fabric of many major cities around the world. The quality of life for the residents of a city can be both degraded and enhanced by tourism and its associated...
Author: Tony Griffin, Deborah Edwards, Katie Schlenker & Bruce Hayllar