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Tourism has been one of the fastest growing industries in the world and it has emerged as a powerful change agent in terms of its economic contributions to local communities. However, there is growing evidence suggesting that the industry tends to push local communities to the margins of its benefits. This chapter aims at understanding how the tour...
Whereas social entrepreneurs in developed economies operate in the predictable and supportive institutional environment, their counterparts in the developing world often face hostile institutional conditions. This paper sheds some light on how social ventures that operate within the Malawian tourism and hospitality industry use institutional bricol...
Criminal activities on tourists remain significant in not just disrupting the tourism industry's economic success but importantly in constructing an undesirable destination image for tourists who spend large amounts of money to enjoy a trip abroad. A host of studies linking crime with tourists' travel decisions have shown considerable concern among...
In developing countries, corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes help in uplifting local communities by complementing governments’ efforts in providing public services in areas such as education, health, environment and security. But in the tourism industry, CSR has also been closely linked to responsible tourism in which tourism operators...
Many studies on corporate social responsibility (CSR) have focused on the understanding of CSR, CSR practices, reasons for and barriers against the adoption of CSR, and the extent of adoption. In tourism, CSR has been closely linked to responsible tourism as tourism is believed to bring with it a number of negative impacts; hence, CSR is used as on...