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Planning for Community Based Tourism in a Remote Location


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Abstract Remote areas are difficult to access, tend to lack critical infrastructure, are highly susceptible to shocks in the marketplace, and are perceived by industry to possess limited development opportunities. Accordingly a community orientated and territorial approach to development planning in a remote area will be more successful than a top down industry based approach 1. Given the limitations of being remote, the case study community examined in this research manages and sustains a bird watching tourism product within a global market place. This paper examines how a remotely located community in the Arfak Mountains of West Papua overcomes these difficulties and plans for community based tourism CBT in their locale. View Full-Text

Keywords: community based tourism; remote; planning; tourism; West Papua; bird watching community based tourism; remote; planning; tourism; West Papua; bird watching





Author: Sharon Harwood

Source: http://mdpi.com/



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