Think Tank XI
Visualising Sustainability: Reflections on Applied Stu...
||4153 ||Oct 14, 2013 |
As Sontag (1979) stated, we live in an image-based world within which we are continuously bombarded with visuals in countless formats and guises. However, despite such image saturation, academic engagement whether through teaching or resear...
Author: Caroline Scarles
Think Tank XII
Enhancing Stakeholders' Participation in Community-Bas...
||15012 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
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-Mano...
Author: Nopparat Suthitakon, Sombat Karnjanakit & Suchart Taweepornpathomgul
Think Tank XIII
The Paradox of poverty amidst the plenty of nature: co...
||5941 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Rural communities in South Africa have not been active stakeholders in tourism development. Community awareness and involvement in the preservation of natural and cultural heritage through sustainable tourism development in selected areas ad...
Author: Felicité A. Fairer-Wessels
Think Tank XIV
Psychological Empowerment as Good Policy for Governanc...
||4436 ||Jun 26, 2014 |
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the potential impact psychological empowerment can have on sustainable tourism policy objectives, including improving resident attitudes toward tourism, enhancing destination competitiveness, and maint...
Author: B. Bynum Boley & Nancy Gard McGehee