Research Papers/Topics in Hotel Management And Tourism

Measuring the Guest-Host Interaction: An Empirical Analysis for Sustainable Tourism Development in Sikkim

The conventional concept of destination development undermined the sustainable issues and its orientation. Later on, the confusion was not the adoption of sustainable development philosophy but its correct implication and application. Alpine State Sikkim is primarily known as an exotic, idyllic, multi-ethnic Indian hill station since 1975 with its distinct biogeographic and socio-cultural characteristics. Being one of the successful and mature alpine Indian States, tourism development in Sikk...

Tourism-led Poverty Alleviation in South Asia – An Analytical Rapportage

Presently, when the whole world is busy celebrating the technological advancements, accumulated wealth and gains from globalization along with industrialization, poverty continues to stand as a ubiquitous and prevalent predicament in South Asia which is home to a quarter of the world population and nearly one third of the poor people in the world. Albeit, there has been a sizable reduction in the poverty headcount ratio since 1990, about 256 million people remain in absolute poverty in this r...

Role of Local Community in Heritage Management for Sustainable Cultural Tourism Development: A Study on Lalbagh Region, Murshidabad, West Bengal

In recent times, a growing movement has been observed on the involvement of local community for the conservation of heritages with an aim of sustainable use of natural and cultural resources. Social science research on community participation in any kind of development has been conducted in several fields and tourism discipline is also not an exception. Generally, community can engage in tourism business directly through having some control i.e. in planning & management and/or providing servi...

Conservation and Management of Indian Built Heritages: Exploring the Issues and Challenges

Heritage Tourism has emerged as a catalyst for economic growth thanks to its ability to create alternative jobs, induce developed infrastructures and increase the flow of both domestic and foreign tourists which result in regional as well as national growth. India, a country blessed with remarkable natural and manmade heritages has welcomed this niche form tourism with open arms. However, as a consequence of negligence and lack of proper management skills, the sustainability of these monument...

Sustainable Destination Development through Responsible Community Based Tourism Initiatives: Select Case Studies from Bali Village, Indian Sunderbans

Responsible tourism is emerging out as a tourism strategy that focuses on the maximization of tourism benefits. It not only emphasizes on the environmental protection but also remembers the tourism stakeholders their socio-economic and environmental responsibilities to a certain place and to its people. In this background, the current paper has tried to access two Community Based Tourism (CBT) initiatives namely (1) Sundarban Jungle Camp, and (2) Tora Eco resort and Life Experience Centre in ...

Secondary School Tourism Education in Nigeria : Challenges and Possible Solutions

AbstractTourism as an industry cuts across other industries like transportation, travel agencies, airline operators, hospitality, catering services, and many others. Trained personnel are needed to manage these establishments for tourism development in Nigeria. The role of secondary education is to place the foundation for further education and if a good foundation is laid at this level, there are likely to be no problem at subsequent levels in the tourism industry. This paper recognized the ...

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