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How the use of power impacts on the relationship between protected area managers and tour operators

Wegner, A. and Macbeth, J. (2011) How the use of power impacts on the relationship between protected area managers and tour operators. In: Stories of Practice: Tourism Policy and Planning. Ashgate, Farnham, pp. 295-310.

Abstract

This story is about protected area managers and commercial tour operators and how they interact with each other in the Shark Bay World Heritage are in Western Australia. The focus of this case study is to illustrate the role power plays between these two parties with both offering nature-based tourism activities in the area. This story is the respondents’ story, as portrayed by them, and is formed around their views, perceptions and opinions.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Ashgate
Publishers Website: http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754679820
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/9971
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