Research on Community Residents' Perception and Attitude towards Tourism Impacts in Ancient City of Xingcheng
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- Tourism Impacts, Residents Perception and Attitude, Community participation, Ancient City of Xingcheng
This paper employed the questionnaire method to research the community residents' perceptions and attitudes toward tourism impacts of residents in ancient city of Xingcheng. As indicated, the local residents believed that tourism development had not lead to environmental degradation, but improved community environment. Community residents adopted a neutral attitude on the negative influence of social cultural perception, which indicated that foreign culture had little influence on the local customs. Tourism increased employment and improved income level, which made community residents had a positive perception about the tourism economy. Price increasing had less impact on the community residents' life. Most local residents without highly educated are lack of capital and ability to participate in tourism operations, nevertheless they highly not only support the development of tourism, but also satisfy with the current situation of tourism.
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TY - CONF AU - Mei Han AU - Weikang Zhang AU - Huan Meng AU - Tong Zhang AU - Zhi Zhang PY - 2017/06 DA - 2017/06 TI - Research on Community Residents' Perception and Attitude towards Tourism Impacts in Ancient City of Xingcheng BT - Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Energy and Environmental Protection (ICEEP 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1065 EP - 1070 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceep-17.2017.184 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceep-17.2017.184 ID - Han2017/06 ER -