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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. (2016) How the use of power impacts on the relationship between protected area managers and tour operators. In: Dredge, D. and Jenkins, J., (eds.) Stories of Practice: Tourism Policy and Planning. Routledge as part of Taylor & Francis, pp. 295-310.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315610849
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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 area 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.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Routledge as part of Taylor & Francis
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/52124
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