publication . Other literature type . Article . 1997

A Framework for Monitoring Community Impacts of Tourism

Bill Faulkner; Carmen Tideswell;
  • Published: 01 Apr 1997
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
This paper describes a framework which has been designed for a comparative study of the social impacts of tourism in destination communities along the eastern seaboard of Australia. As this part of Australia is experiencing the most rapid population growth and at the same time encompasses the focus of tourist activity in the country, it is expected that the tension between tourism and urban development demands will become more pronounced in the future.Theframework is tested through an application to a case study involving one of Australia s most well known seaside resorts, the Gold Coast. While the Gold Coast survey of resident reactions revealed some relationsh...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Economics, Economic impact analysis, Residence, Ecotourism, Population growth, Environmental protection, Tourism, Environmental impact assessment, Tourism geography, Urban planning
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 1997

A Framework for Monitoring Community Impacts of Tourism

Bill Faulkner; Carmen Tideswell;