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Author : Nopparat Suthitakon, Sombat Karnjanakit & Suchart Taweepornpathomgul
School/Work Place : Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Contact : nnp2506@hotmail.com
Year : 2012

Although the iconic floating markets in Thailand have been promoted both domestically and internationally, without a well-planned tourism initiative, virtually all of them have lost their authenticity. To preserve the culture of the Don-Manora floating market, this study aimed to enhance local participation in tourism planning in the Samut Songkhram province. There were 720 stakeholders involved in this study. The Don-Manora tourism planning and development initiated during this study including the foundation of Don-Manora tourism committees, the creation of a home stay group among 12 households, and the discussion of tourism rules and regulations among interested participants. The evidence shows that local participation in tourism increased dramatically during the planning process.


List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort Date
14 Think Tank X Sustainable Tourism Pedagogy and Student Community Col... file 15148 Oct 13, 2013

There have been increasing calls to move away from the traditional disciplinary structures and research, teaching and learning approaches that have tended to ‘tunnel’ student learning and reinforce particular worldviews towards new forms of ...

Author: Tazim Jamal, Justin Taillon & Dianne Dredge 

Year: 2010 

13 Think Tank IV Impediments to Sustainable Service Quality in Luxury H... file 15261 Oct 13, 2013

In order for tourism to be sustainable in the long term, there must be continued viability of tourism related entities (Tesone 2004), that is business operations must be sustainable. Hotels are major tourism entities and play an important ro...

Author: Rayka Presbury 

Year: 2004 

12 Think Tank XI Broad Street Regeneration Initiative: Practical Sustai... file 15395 Dec 19, 2013

Professors of tourism management teach principles of sustainable tourism to students in the classroom. Practitioners teach by implementing sustainable tourism principles in community. The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council (Tourism Council) i...

Author: Robert Billington, Natalie Carter, Caitlin Amos & Myles Ellison 

Year: 2011 

11 Think Tank XIII Conceptualising a Framework to Analyse the Factors Inf... file 15567 Nov 06, 2013

As the tourism industry continues to grow globally, sustainable tourism development has drawn interests among researchers, practitioners, governments and stakeholders. There are several studies on the local residents’ support for tourism, lo...

Author: Samuel Folorunso Adeyinka-Ojo, Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore & Vikneswaran Nair 

Year: 2013 

10 Think Tank XIV Tourism Development as Greek Tragedy: Implications for... file 15865 Jun 26, 2014

Although tourism has been used as a development strategy in many parts of the world for several decades, there is little evidence that it is an effective tool for improving the wellbeing of destination communities. It is not uncommon to find...

Author: Gianna Moscardo, Anna Blackman & Laurie Murphy 

Year: 2014 

9 Think Tank VII Tourist Perceptions of Environmentally Friendly Innova... file 16458 Oct 13, 2013

As the environmental movement got underway and environmental awareness came into focus in the late 20th century, the tourism industry began incorporating 'environmentally friendly' efforts into their business practices. Requests for towel r...

Author: Kathleen L. Andereck 

Year: 2007 

8 Think Tank XVII Overtourism. An analysis of contextual factors contrib... file 17123 Aug 17, 2017

Tourism is a rapidly growing industry and has far-reaching economic, social and environmental impact. The rapid growth of tourism is a challenge for many destinations. But growth in tourist numbers is not the only reason for the many problem...

Author: Fabian Weber 

Year: 2017 

7 Think Tank XII The Climate Footprint of Nature-based Tourism - The ca... file 19491 Nov 06, 2013

Nature-based tourism is a form of travel that is often believed to lend itself more to sustainable development than other tourism segments. In fact, the concept of ecotourism – defined as nature tourism that is sustainable – was developed in...

Author: Wolfgang Strasdas 

Year: 2012 

6 Think Tank XII Barriers and Benefits to Professional Development: Per... file 28210 Nov 06, 2013

This paper builds upon the body of literature on tourism mobilities by considering supply-side perspectives as it relates to workforce planning and preparation. Research into tourism destination competitiveness has suggested that for a touri...

Author: Kevin Lyons, Joanne Hanley & Tamara Young 

Year: 2012 

5 Think Tank XIV Implementation and Governance of Hotel Chain's CSR pol... file 32924 Jun 26, 2014

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has gained increasing importance in the tourism industry over the past two decades, making it a central aspect of many business strategies. Many international hotel corporations have integrated CSR polic...

Author: Dagmar Lund-Durlacher & Carolin Brewi 

Year: 2014 

4 Think Tank XII Integrated Planning of Sustainable Tourism and Mobilit... file 33958 Nov 06, 2013

Emerging tourist market trends are pushing destinations to consider mobility an essential strategic component of sustainable tourism planning. Destination Management needs to use tourism mobility analysis systematically if it wants to seize ...

Author: Anna Scuttari, Maria Della Lucia & Umberto Martini 

Year: 2012 

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3 Think Tank VI Ethical Issues in Collaboration in the Aviation Industry file 35476 Oct 13, 2013

The aviation industry is a critical element of any tourism system, and has several secondary effects – a source of employment and foreign exchange earnings. A ‘national carrier’ is also a symbol of the country, a source of pride amongst the ...

Author: Ravi Ravinder 

Year: 2006 

2 Think Tank XIV Tropical Communities as Resources for Tourism or Touri... file 47537 Jun 26, 2014

The purpose of this paper is to review the barriers to sustainable tourism development faced by rural and developing regions and to explore the notion of tourism and its potential contribution to community well-being, with a focus on Flora’s...

Author: Laurie Murphy, Gianna Moscardo & Anna Blackman 

Year: 2014 

1 Think Tank VI Ecotourism and Environmental Education: Opportunities ... file 70280 Oct 13, 2013

Ecotourism, which typically involves nature-based tourism, plays an increasing role in today's environmental management. As environmental conservation has, in many cases, suffered from a limited budget, funding ecotourism is perceived as a w...

Author: Aphirom Promchanya 

Year: 2006 

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