Comparative Study on Academia, Local Government, and International Organization’s Work Interest with the Local Community Tourism Development.


  • Dietermar Say Tourism Department, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Oita 874-8577, Japan


Community-Based Tourism, Local Communities, Community Development, NGOs, International Organization


Community-based tourism (CBT) is a strategy that can be used by a community to manage its resources and control its development through the use of tourism [1,2]. Often there are cases where CBT experts are requested to help community to improve its livelihood while sustaining its resources [3,4]. But during the transformation process, at times the local community would consider the external assistance as a problem than a solution to their development process, causing undesirable conflict. This research investigate the work interest of the following CBT developers: academia, non-government organization (NGO), local government, and international organization with the local community. This article helps compare and measure developers’ understanding of the local community, their collaboration and assistance to that community, each group’s evaluation of other developers’ work productivity, and the possible benefits for developers from their taking part in CBT development.


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How to Cite

Say, D. . (2021). Comparative Study on Academia, Local Government, and International Organization’s Work Interest with the Local Community Tourism Development. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 60(1), 8–15. Retrieved from