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Year 2019, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 49 - 62 2019-07-31

Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati [1]


This paper examines the potential and forms of sustainable village tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India. This study was conducted using both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Data was gathered from the primary and secondary sources. Tourism survey report of India 2018 for Mizoram was used to collect data on tourists’ inflow, purpose and duration of stay and level of accommodation from 2016 to 2018. A case study of village Sialsuk was conducted through household level survey using purposive random sampling method. The author surveyed 240 households (48%) of the village. The major questions were asked of on the main options of livelihoods and carrying capacity of village tourism. The result shows that Mizoram has the tremendous potential, as it has the number of villages, which has feasible climate, spectacular landscape, wilderness and abundance local food products and beverages. These abundance bases support for the sustainable village tourism. Meanwhile, tourists’ inflow is less in Mizoram. Further, accommodation, transportation and institutional facilities are insufficient. There are number of drivers, affecting development of village tourism in Mizoram and among them, the inner line permit and remoteness/inaccessibility of the villages are the main drivers. It is suggested that the inner line permit system should be abolished. Roads should be constructed, publicity of the tourists’ destination should be ensured and the tourism department should be strengthened so that the village tourism in Mizoram can be developed
Village tourism, tourists’ inflow, carrying capacity, farm tourism, health tourism
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Primary Language en
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-6423-3119
Author: Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (Primary Author)
Institution: Mizoram University
Country: India


Dates

Publication Date : July 31, 2019

Bibtex @research article { jomat527278, journal = {Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism}, issn = {}, eissn = {2645-9078}, address = {Celal YILMAZ}, publisher = {Yusuf KARAKUŞ}, year = {2019}, volume = {4}, pages = {49 - 62}, doi = {10.31822/jomat.527278}, title = {Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India}, key = {cite}, author = {Sati, Vishwambhar Prasad} }
APA Sati, V . (2019). Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India. Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism , 4 (1) , 49-62 . DOI: 10.31822/jomat.527278
MLA Sati, V . "Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India". Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism 4 (2019 ): 49-62 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jomat/issue/47452/527278>
Chicago Sati, V . "Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India". Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism 4 (2019 ): 49-62
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ISNAD Sati, Vishwambhar Prasad . "Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India". Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism 4 / 1 (July 2019): 49-62 . https://doi.org/10.31822/jomat.527278
AMA Sati V . Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India. jomat. 2019; 4(1): 49-62.
Vancouver Sati V . Potential and Forms of Sustainable Village Tourism in Mizoram, Northeast India. Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism. 2019; 4(1): 62-49.