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An Empirical Study of Residents’ Attitudes for Sustainable Tourism Development in Himachal Pradesh


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1 Assistant Professor, Department of Tourism, Institute of Integrated & Honors Studies, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
     

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Strategically it is immensely beneficial to planners to get acquainted with the resident’s perceptions. It will lead to better utilization of resources and greater involvement of residents, paving way for the sustainability of future tourism development. A model to understand these perceptions was created using concepts from the literature. Factor analysis and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) was used to analyze the data collected from the residents. The results reveal that there is a strong correlation between the satisfaction of resident’s community and their perceptions regarding the impact of tourism on environment.

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Sustainable Tourism, Socioeconomic Impacts, Resident Attitudes, Responsible Tourism, Tourism Management.
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Assistant Professor, Department of Tourism, Institute of Integrated & Honors Studies, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India

Abstract


Strategically it is immensely beneficial to planners to get acquainted with the resident’s perceptions. It will lead to better utilization of resources and greater involvement of residents, paving way for the sustainability of future tourism development. A model to understand these perceptions was created using concepts from the literature. Factor analysis and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) was used to analyze the data collected from the residents. The results reveal that there is a strong correlation between the satisfaction of resident’s community and their perceptions regarding the impact of tourism on environment.

Keywords


Sustainable Tourism, Socioeconomic Impacts, Resident Attitudes, Responsible Tourism, Tourism Management.