Tourism-based development in Peru: national discourses, local realities

David Knight

Colorado State University

Dr. David W. Knight is a Center for Collaborative Conservation Fellow and is a professor of tourism management at Colorado State University. He spends half the year teaching tourism courses at Central China Normal University in Wuhan, China. His research has emphasized local participation and empowerment in studies on tourism-based poverty alleviation and collaborative coastal governance in Peru and the Philippines.


This presentation will qualitatively compare national-level development discourses in Peru with local perceptions of poverty and tourism practice in four rural communities of the Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley), located just... [ view full abstract ]


  1. David Knight (Colorado State University)

Topic Area

Topics: Rural Tourism Development


OS-H2 » Tourism as a Development Tool (16:00 - Tuesday, 4th October, Nettuno Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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