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Community participation for sustainable tourism in heritage site: A case of Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia

Mudra (JURNAL SENI BUDAYA), 26 (3). p. 1

Peng Ponna, 2011

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Summary :

This research investigated the community participation for sustainable tourism pf local residents who live within 4 communes around Angkor heritage site. The research aimed to examine the existing circumstance of community participation in sustainable tourism at Angkor, investigate the government measures for sustainable tourism development, the influence of stakeholders that promotes the community participation for sustainable tourism development at Angkor and propose guidelines for community participation in tourism management for sustainable tourism development at Angkor, Cambodia. The results showed that the existing community participation in tourism management for sustainable tourism development at Angkor, the government should encourage community participation in all kinds of tourism activities, more especially local people should be given opportunity to get job and directly income generating businesses. The Government and private sector also give attention to support the development in terms of physical construction area, improve the dimension of management by increasing other tourist facilities, and establish a participatory and environmental friendly plan and policy for sustainable development of tourism.

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ISI Denpasar repository repo.isi-dps.ac.id/1705/