The Impact of Tourist on Local people in Chiang Rai

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Tourism is the most interesting and growing faster and faster in service industry in the world. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), tourism in 2005 changed to be the 2nd largest industry, accounted for 3.8 percent of global Gross Domestic Product - GDP (Rosli & Azhar, 2007). From it growth, there are a lot of impact that came from tourism affect many countries. In Chiang Rai, Thailand, the province where located in the northern Thailand and near by the border of neighbor country that have a lot of tourist come in every season. So, it made the impact to local people Therefore, This research is the study of the impact of tourism in Chiang rai. - Research problems How tourism impact to Chiang Rai ?…show more content…
As well, many attitude or perception surveys undertaken in a variety of international destinations have included questions specific to residents' leisure. However, there has been little published in the way of detailed case studies or longitudinal changes, from which causal relationships might be identified. This paper describes a framework which has been designed for a comparative study of the social impacts of tourism on community in three paper following; Economic and Social Impact of Tourism on a Small Town, The Impacts of Tourism and Environmental Effects Of Tourism. The information will provide in four part of comparison between. First is comparison about objective of each paper. Then, compare information about the Methodology. Finally will conclusion. The key questions or objective of three papers are to investigate the impact of tourism on community, but different context. In paper one the objective is to identify the economic impact of tourism on community. Methodology, Tsundoda & Mendlinger, 2009, used interviews and study locals in the small town. Interviews of seven categories used to break them. The goal of this study is to investigate how local people perceived impact of tourism. Both positive and negative economic and social. That these people are responding to this, however. Have found that these groups are interested in the development of their city. At the

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