The development on the maritime corridor between the zones which integrate with land transport can help North Buton region improve the economic sector. The accessibility for each tourism destination describes detail in Table 1. Regarding the tourism destination objects and their accessibilities, maritime transportation service becomes an essential feature to support tourist activities. A maritime corridor can serve the tourist accessibility in an efficient way while the sea transportation services can drive the local economic development improve (Fig. 2).
Local government authorities are expected to promote not only political participation in decision-making, but they also have the responsibility of advancing socio-economic development to local residents. In Ghana local residents often look up to MMDAs to promote socio-economic development in their respective localities. This developmental task of the MMDAs requires financial resources. Yilmaz, et al, (2008) pointed out that the ability of local governments to effectively carry out their functions is largely dependent on the degree of fiscal decentralisation. The fiscal decentralization policy in Ghana provides these sources of revenue for MMDAs which includes, the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF), ceded revenue, internally generated funds the local taxation, loans, permits, among others, and from other sources like the sale of
Social Benefits: Tourism uplifts the true identity of a place or a country by showcasing distinct characteristics of their ways of life, arts, history and culture and also by preservation the customs and tradition which may be at risk. Environmental benefits: Tourism provides financial support for the conservation of ecosystems and natural resource management, making the destination more authentic and desirable to tourist and also it adds more value to the local tourism. Economic Benefits: Tourism provides job opportunity to the community, such as tour guide or hotel housekeeping, travel agent, etc. Indirect Employment is generated through other industries such as agriculture, food production and retail. Tourism also helps in alleviation of poverty in mostly developing countries where tourism is the main source of income.
The main functions of tourism are: • the function of recreation-related needs recovery physical and mental forces; • health function is associated with improved health as a result of tourist visits, e.g. to sanatoria; • the educational function, which concerns the totality of actions and activities aimed at the formation of human development (tourist) in the process of tourist departure; • economic function, which arises from the fact that tourism is, in particular, factor in the economic development of tourist
the campaign of the Ghanaian government on “buy made in Ghana goods” was a step in the right direction. This development was also made possible by International Finance Corporation support for private-sector small-medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana and built on earlier entrepreneurial development support from EMPRETEC Ghana Foundation (www.gipcghana.com). In summary, increasing international economic integration was a timely intervention for KCL because it was facing keen competition from local and external alcoholic beverage
ummarization and Critical Review about [Local Perception of Tourism Development: A Conceptual Framework for the Sustainable Cultural Tourism] Seung Yeoun Kim(Martín) The scientific paper [Local perception of Tourism Development : A conceptual Framework for the sustainable culture tourism] discusses the importance of local perception of tourism development to achieve sustainable culture and tourism. First, It talks about the definition of sustainable tourism, the definition of cultural tourism, and the principles of sustainable culture and tourism. And emphasizes the increasing importance of stakeholders and community in heritage management and planning in accordance with their definitions and principles. It also asserts that it is necessary
Local residents ' support is essential for long term success in the tourism development process. Community participation is an important component of community development and reflects a grassroots or bottom-up approach to problem solving. Effective community participation may lead to social and personal empowerment, economic development and socio-political transformation. Each and every sector of the economy has some negative impacts on the livelihood of the community. As it is one of the most visible sectors of the economy, tourism sector bears the major blame.
A higher level of community awareness leads to a scenario wherein people are more concerned and participative (and therefore aware) of the events in the community—including the establishment of new tourism businesses in the area be they agritourism-related or not. Agritourism is arguably one of the symbols of sustainable tourism. Combining
To achieve this position, Malaysia gives emphasizes on attracting non-Muslim tourists arrival in the country as well as Muslim visitors. Not only is that, the foreign tourist arrival and revenue earnings increasing year by year. Also, to meet the accommodation of tourists, investors are building new accommodation places. Because the earning from tourism revenue has increased every year and the Ninth and Tenth Malaysia plan has given high priority in tourism development. Moving on, Malaysian government provides the importance on sustainable tourism development in the country and to also adopts and implements various laws and regulations to ensure sustainable tourism development.
This study is guided by the principles, theories and concepts of tourism by referring to reading materials to help researchers to enhance knowledge in the field of tourism. This research is important for the tourism aspect and the local authorities to attract tourists to generate economic revenue in this district of Kota Tinggi. In addition, drivers of public transport in the area of Kota Tinggi, can increase their income, because tourists will use public transport to get to this historic area. Studies conducted through five stages of a study to produce quality research results and competitive. This stage includes the introductory stage, literature review, data collection, analysis and recommendation stage.