African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 185

Article in Press

COMMUNITY BASED TOURISM DEVELOPMENT;AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO EMPOWERMENT: CASE ANALYSIS OF BADOLI TEMPLES, RAJASTHAN- INDIA

Surabhi Srivastava

  •  Received: 07 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 07 June 2018
There is enormous scope for the tourism industry to contribute better to less poverty in the world. It suggests how both the tourism industry and the poor can benefit from an integrated approach to growth and equity. It is still not widely recognized that travel and tourism is one of the world’s biggest industries that creates vast economic growth, especially for poor countries. Tourism could bring benefits to host communities and provide an important means and motivation for them to care for and maintain their heritage and cultural practices. This research paper presents and analyse the implications of an involvement and co-operation of local and/or Indigenous community representatives, conservationists, tourism operators, property owners, policy makers. The role of members involving & preparing national development plans and site managers in achieving a sustainable tourism development and enhance the protection of heritage resources for future generations. The present study suggests how the tourism industry will be helpful in developing the economic stability in small areas as with the case analysis of Badoli temples at small town of Rajasthan.

Keywords: Community Involvement, Empowerment, Economic Stability, Sustainable Tourism, Badoli temples.