Yıl 2020, Cilt 8 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 419 - 439 2020-12-25

Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City

Oliver MTAPURI [1] , Andrea GİAMPİCCOLİ [2]

Community-based tourism (CBT) is most commonly practiced in rural contexts. We focus on CBT in urban areas and argue that it can be practised in poor urban settings such as slums, favelas and townships. In terms of methodology, this paper is conceptual in nature and its aim is to unpack the framing of CBT in urban settings. Literature on CBT in urban contexts is scarce and negligible. CBT which favours disadvantaged contexts has the potential to improve the quality of life of people and enhance community development. Inequality in urban contexts is growing both between and within countries in both developing and developed economies. Against this backdrop, we explore CBT in urban areas (with a nomenclature community-based urban tourism – CBUT), and is specifically meant for poor, disadvantaged, marginalised urban contexts. We suggest that in CBUT, matters of ‘proximity’; infrastructure; and geography are important enablers of tourism development. We argue that universities have an important role to play through skills development for CBUT. Given the scarcity of literature on CBT in urban areas, we contribute to the notion of community in a CBUT context and to the success factors of a CBUT venture.
urban area, community development, universities, poverty, inequality, justice
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Birincil Dil en
Konular Otelcilik, Konaklama, Spor ve Turizm
Bölüm Araştırma Makalesi

Orcid: 0000-0001-7698-9482
Yazar: Oliver MTAPURI
Kurum: University of KwaZulu Natal
Ülke: South Africa

Orcid: 0000-0002-2963-2031
Yazar: Andrea GİAMPİCCOLİ (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Durban University of Technology
Ülke: South Africa


Başvuru Tarihi : 17 Şubat 2020
Kabul Tarihi : 10 Ağustos 2020
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 25 Aralık 2020

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { ahtr690184, journal = {Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR)}, issn = {2147-9100}, eissn = {2148-7316}, address = {Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty Dumlupınar Boulevard Post Code: 07058 Campus ANTALYA, TURKEY}, publisher = {Akdeniz Üniversitesi}, year = {2020}, volume = {8}, pages = {419 - 439}, doi = {10.30519/ahtr.690184}, title = {Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City}, key = {cite}, author = {Mtapurı, Oliver and Giampiccoli, Andrea} }
APA Mtapurı, O , Giampiccoli, A . (2020). Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) , 8 (2) , 419-439 . DOI: 10.30519/ahtr.690184
MLA Mtapurı, O , Giampiccoli, A . "Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City" . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 (2020 ): 419-439 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/ahtr/issue/58625/690184>
Chicago Mtapurı, O , Giampiccoli, A . "Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 (2020 ): 419-439
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ISNAD Mtapurı, Oliver , Giampiccoli, Andrea . "Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 / 2 (Aralık 2020): 419-439 . https://doi.org/10.30519/ahtr.690184
AMA Mtapurı O , Giampiccoli A . Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR). 2020; 8(2): 419-439.
Vancouver Mtapurı O , Giampiccoli A . Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR). 2020; 8(2): 419-439.
IEEE O. Mtapurı ve A. Giampiccoli , "Beyond Rural Contexts: Community-Based Tourism for A Better Life in The City", Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR), c. 8, sayı. 2, ss. 419-439, Ara. 2020, doi:10.30519/ahtr.690184