Does volunteer tourism promotes citizen engagement and empowerment?


Volunteer tourism is a rapidly growing form of alternative tourism with potential to benefit communities and facilitate development in resource poor and developing country contexts. This paper explores the complex... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Chistopher Lupoli (Auburn University)
  2. Wayde Morse (Auburn University)
  3. John Schelhas (USDA Forest Service, Southeastern Research Station)

Topic Areas

Topics: Social and Environmental Dimensions of Tourism , Topics: Rural Tourism Development , Topics: New Perspective for Natural Tourism


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

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