publication . Other literature type . Article . 1987

Resident perception of the environmental impacts of tourism

Juanita C. Liu; Pauline J. Sheldon; Turgut Var;
  • Published: 01 Jan 1987
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract This paper focuses on resident perception of tourism's impacts and reports on the results of three case studies conducted in Hawaii, North Wales, and Istanbul. Factor analysis is used to isolate economic, social, and environmental variables that explain residents' perception of tourism and tourists. Cross-national comparisons are made between the three geographic settings and maturity levels of tourism. The results indicate that the impact of tourism on the environment is shared by all the residents regardless of their geographic locations and maturity levels of tourism. Cross-national differences in how residents perceive environmental impacts are iden...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management, Development, Tourist industry, Socioeconomics, Tourism, Cross-cultural, Marketing, Economics, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Impacts of tourism, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 1987

Resident perception of the environmental impacts of tourism

Juanita C. Liu; Pauline J. Sheldon; Turgut Var;