New Opportunities for Community Based Tourism: Public-Private Partnerships

Joshua Carroll

Radford University

Joshua Carroll is an assistant professor of recreation and tourism at Radford University. His teaching and research focus on sustainable, nature-based tourism and how this can be used as a pathway toward positive community and economic development as well as ecological integrity. He has worked on many projects with agencies and organizations such as the National Park Service, US Forest Service, State Parks, various beach communities, and river systems. His work has made valuable contributions in several locations such as New England, California, Colorado, Alaska, and the Bahamas.


Many communities thrive by utilizing tourism as a major economic contributor to their operating budget through visitor stays and related services. Those communities situated in areas with unique nature-based opportunities... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Joshua Carroll (Radford University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Policy and Governance , Topics: Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Tourism , Topics: Mountain Tourism


OS-G3 » Tourism and Community: Costs and Benefits (14:30 - Tuesday, 4th October, Palmavera Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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