2204HSL - The Concept of Sustainable Tourism

Added on - Mar 2020

The following paper is going to illustrate the concept of sustainable tourism and the strategies for the development and growth of community tourism. It also discusses a concept about the impact of tourism within the destination communities to create a strong bonding between the tourism and social capital in the destination in Singapore.

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Running head: LITERATURE REVIEWSustainable Tourism and Well- Being of Destination CommunityName of the StudentStudent IdName of UniversityAuthor Note
2LITERATURE REVIEWTable of ContentsIntroduction:....................................................................................................................................3Sustainability and Capital Approach:..........................................................................................4The Factors:.................................................................................................................................6Reference:......................................................................................................................................10
3LITERATURE REVIEWIntroduction:The following paper is going to illustrate the concept of sustainable tourism and thestrategies pertaining to the development and growth of community tourisms. A growing numberof research works on sustainable tourism and community based tourism has provided help to theliterature understand the basic criteria of such. The growing milieu of the sustainable tourismhas been assisting the entire concept of the entire frame work to be effectively understandable interms of creating the scope of further study. Sustainable tourism is oriented to longer termhowever community based tourism is somehow oriented with shorter term (Kim & Jamal, 2015).Progress towards the achievement of sustainability has remained quite profound a path. In thiscontext, the concept of destination community needs to be comprehended. Tourism plays animportant role in determining the economic development of a nation. Twenty first century hasundergone several changes in terms of creating a major scope of economic development.Destination community involves the process of effective understanding of the cultural andlingual dignity of the local community pertaining to the effective understanding of the culturalconceptualization of the entire perspective of the people Providing dignity and ensuringpreservation of the local communities involves the task of destination community build-up as amatter of fact, the culture of community is considered to be a driving force to the acceptance ofcultural tourism (Ruhanen, 2013). According to WTTC (The World Travel & Tourism Council),tourism can be considered to be the “driver of economic growth, inclusive development andenvironmental sustainability”. According to Moscardo (2012), it has remained superficial onthe specific address of the well being. For instance, whose well being is ensured by the mode oftourism is not at all cleared.Many of the researchers walked on the socio cultural impactshowever there have been certain gaps like the procedure practicing Sustainable Tourism and the
4LITERATURE REVIEWdevelopment of destination communities ethnographic differences has has been the mainhindrance behind the development of destination communities this is how the literature reviewwould be looking into the fact that tourism and sustainability needs to be developed throughascertain understanding of how the communities are approached by tourism groups and theauthorities economic impacts of tourism up on the communities supposed to be the followingsfinancial capital on the other hand the environmental impacts of tourism are environmentalimpacts on natural capital and built capital where is social cultural impacts are cultural capitalhuman capital and political capital since tourism and community well being is approached bymany of the scholars the gap needs to be identified with effectiveness financial capital can bedefined as the assets related to money various natural capital relates to the assets associated withenvironment and ecosystem build capital highly imperative in the case of sustainability capitalcan be termed as the traditions a way of life knowing an activities related to art and capital(Bramwell, 2015).The purpose of this paper is to provide an overall idea pertaining to the works that have alreadybeen done on the basis of community well being. The broader purpose is to provide a thesisintending to minimize the risk factors that might lead the local communities in danger. Anotherobjective of this literature review is to provide a profound concept pertaining to the impact oftourism within the destination communities so as to create a strong bonding between the tourismand social capital in destination in Singapore (WTTC, 2013).Sustainability and Capital Approach:The term sustainable development has remained under thorough discussion in tourismsector because this is such development with high potential that most of the business needs arefulfilled without costing much of the sectors (Jamal & Camargo, 2014). Destination tourism

In brief, the current study at community level social capital was defined as reciprocity trust shared values obligation cohesiveness of social relationship between community and social identity.

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