The impacts of tour operations in remote village communities

Taylor, Paul (2003) The impacts of tour operations in remote village communities. Honours thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis identifies the outcomes and impacts that remote village communities in less developed countries obtain from visits by a specialist tour operator. The thesis explores the causal factors that determine the outcomes obtained by local people in these communities. This thesis set out to answer the following research questions: 1. What impacts do tour operators create in village communities in less developed countries? 2. What are the key factors that determine the types of impacts that tour operators create in these communities.

Additional Information

Master of Business in Tourism Management

Item type Thesis (Honours thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/33001
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Accounting
Current > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Faculty of Business and Law
Keywords tourism, social aspects, Intrepid Travel, Australia, Borneo, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia
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