publication . Article . 2014

The institutional sustainability in protected area tourism - case studies of Jiuzhaigou National Scenic Area, China and New Forest National Park, United Kingdom.

Feifei Xu; Dorothy Fox; Jie Zhang; Shaowen Cheng;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 Jan 2014
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article considers sustainable tourism development in two protected areas, Jiuzhaigou National Scenic Area in China and the New Forest National Park in the United Kingdom. An inductive approach is used to explore the "fourth component" of sustainable tourism development that is institutional sustainability. Primary data from in-depth interviews, together with a range of secondary data sources, are analyzed to understand the governance and management of each area. These reveal that whilst each area is committed to sustainable development, their approaches differ because of the political, economic, and socio-cultural contexts. The implications for policy and p...
Subjects
free text keywords: Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management, Linguistics and Language, Cultural Studies, Language and Linguistics, Corporate governance, Protected area, Sustainable development, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Tourism, China, Economics, National park, Sustainability, Sustainable tourism
Related Organizations

9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a 9 4 : 6 0 t a

Powered by OpenAIRE Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue