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Economic development impacts of backpacker tourism in the periphery

Hampton, Mark

Economic development impacts of backpacker tourism in the periphery

a case study of Lombok, Indonesia

by Hampton, Mark

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Published by University of Portsmouth, Dept. of Economics in Portsmouth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMark P. Hampton.
SeriesDiscussion paper / University of Portsmouth, Department of Economics -- no.87
The Physical Object
Pagination39p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17153489M

  Topics such as the relationship between tourism and economic impact, its potential benefits and negative externalities are characterized by both vastness and heterogeneity of contents. Backpacker tourism and economic development. Jeyacheya, J, Lee, D () The political economy of dive tourism: Precarity at the periphery in Malaysia. Transport is an essential element of tourism, providing the vital link between the tourist generating areas and destinations. Good accessibility, which is determined by the transport services provided, is a fundamental condition for the development of any tourist destination. Moreover the transport industry can be a major beneficiary of tourism because of the additional passenger demand that.

The search for new tourism experiences as well as changes in the tourism industry itself has led to new forms of individualised travel and consequentially new forms of backpacker tourism. This volume provides an up to date examination of the behaviour, attitudes and motivations of backpacker tourists as well as the growth of the infrastructure behind backpacker tourism phenomenon throughout. Chapter 1: Tourism Development Revisited: An Introduction Section A: Tourism Development Concepts, Issues and Process Chapter 2: Tourism as Discipline and Industry: Some Comments on the Progressing Debates Chapter 3: Modern Tourism and its Development in a Post-Modern Age Chapter 4: Some Reflections on Tourism and Post-Colonialism Chapter 5: Trends in Tourism: Spectres of .

Despite backpacker tourism being largely ignored in national tourism development initiatives, backpacker tourism is increasingly popular in South Africa. This paper focuses on the recent proliferation of backpacker tourism in this country and seeks to convey the results of the first nation-wide exploration in this regard. The. Positive Effects of Tourism in Developing Countries Essay Sample. religions and stages of social & economic development. Cultural Tourism emphasizes a sharing and appreciation of cultures rather than lack of trust brought about by isolation. The tourist and the local resident begin to appreciate the rich human and cultural diversity.


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Economic Development Impacts of Backpacker Tourism in the Periphery: A Case Study of Lombok, Indonesia. Mark Hampton (). Working Papers from Portsmouth University - Department of Economics.

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(United Kingdom). Dept. of Economics. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in areas with the largest concentrations of backpackers (South and South-East Asia particularly Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and India), as well as increasingly in Latin America.

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It appears that the lack of baseline data and detailed research on the economic development impacts of backpacker tourists has contributed to the continuation of somewhat prejudicial attitudes towards these ‘‘hippies’’ or ‘‘drifters’’ by officials in some less developed countries (LDCs) (McCarthy ; Wilson ).

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The case study of Gili Trawangan island in Lombok, eastern Indonesia, indicates that the encouragement of backpacker tourism may alleviate some of the excesses of international mass tourism.

Backpacker tourism is compared with conventional mass tourism, discussing the leakage of foreign exchange earnings, issues of local control, ownership and participation, and the political economy.

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The critical view, of hosts and backpackers themselves, is significantly overlooked. There is also a dearth of research that explores perceptions of tourism impacts which emphases the heterogeneity of individuals based.

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25, No. 3, pp. South Africa has recorded considerable growth in tourism activity over the past decade. In the light of the vast range of economic sectors that gain from tourism development, the national government has instituted a range of incentives and initiatives to stimulate tourism development, with the expansion of tourism infrastructure aimed at high-end tourists forming a key component of this strategy.

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey toHighlights 7 to provide long-lasting benefits to countries and their people, while traditional and non-traditional donors have the opportunity to invest in tourism to drive positive development outcomes.

As per the private sector, which is. There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in areas with the largest concentrations of backpackers (South and South-East Asia particularly.

Tourism and the Lodging Sector is a pioneering book, the first text of its kind to examine the lodging sector from a tourism perspective. The book highlights the importance of the lodging sector in tourism as a major income generator and essential part of the travel experience.

The book offers an international perspective on topics such as sustainability, security, economic development. Tourism development and planning in constrained circumstances: an institutional appraisal of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). This chapter provides an overview of the development and structure of tourism in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) since partition in This rapid development has contributed to criticism of potential negative effects, notably of the environmental, cultural, economic and social impacts associated with backpacker tourism.

Volunteer tourism, by contrast, has been seen in positive terms as more sustainable, combining altruistic motivations with the travel concept.Mass tourism has played a critical role in Turkey’s strategy for economic development.

However, mass tourism development has not been without costs. This chapter will critically examine the impact of mass tourism on destination areas in Turkey.