Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Energy and Environmental Protection (ICEEP 2017)

Research on Community Residents' Perception and Attitude towards Tourism Impacts in Ancient City of Xingcheng

Authors
Mei Han, Weikang Zhang, Huan Meng, Tong Zhang, Zhi Zhang
Corresponding Author
Mei Han
Available Online June 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceep-17.2017.184How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Tourism Impacts, Residents Perception and Attitude, Community participation, Ancient City of Xingcheng
Abstract

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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Energy and Environmental Protection (ICEEP 2017)
Series
Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
June 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-392-0
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceep-17.2017.184How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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