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Title: Community-based tourism and pro-poor tourism: dissimilar positioning in relation to community development
Authors: Saayman, M. 
Giampiccoli, Andrea 
Keywords: Empowerment;Community development;Tourism development
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: CUT Free State
Source: Saayman, M. and Giampiccoli, A.. 2015. Community-based tourism and pro-poor tourism: dissimilar positioning in relation to community development. The Journal for New Generation Sciences. 13(3): 163-181.
Abstract: This paper proposes community-based tourism (CBT) as an alternative to conventional and pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a means to alleviate poverty and facilitating the development of disadvantaged (poor) community members. The substantial differences between CBT and PPT are examined. The CBT is an alternative to mass tourism and is controlled by disadvantaged community members in order to benefit from a social justice approach to tourism that is characterised by redistributive aims. The PPT, on the other hand, originated in and is sustained by the neoliberal system, thereby precluding change to the status quo.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10321/1643
ISSN: 1684-4998
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