publication . Article . 2014

Residents' perceptions of tourism impacts and attitudes towards tourism policies

JUAN GABRIEL BRIDA; Disegna, M.; Osti, L.;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to explore residents' perceptions of tourism impacts and how they affect attitudes towards local tourism policies. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of community attachment and employment sector of residents. This study presents the results of a quantitative survey among residing families of a small mountain community located in the North-East of Italy. The findings reveal that residents perceptions on economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts affect their support to local tourism policies. Residents who perceive positively tourism impacts are more willing to support future tourism development policies. The analys...
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publication . Article . 2014

Residents' perceptions of tourism impacts and attitudes towards tourism policies

JUAN GABRIEL BRIDA; Disegna, M.; Osti, L.;