Tourism And Rural Development: Understanding Challenges On The Ground

Study providing insight into challenges and opportunities within rural communities for local / regional tourism development. A useful resource for anyone wanting to connect local development dynamics with tourism. 

While not focusing on regenerative development as a concept, this research helps to hightlight some of the opportunities and challenges faced by communities facing pressures to develop, of which tourism is one path. The potential benefits of tourism, especially those approaches that keep ecosystems and cultural traditions intact offer benefits beyond economic growth. 

HT: Vicky Smith