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Title :Exploratory Study on Sustainable Tourism Based on Residents' Perceptions toward Tourism Impacts and Ecocentric Attitudes : The Case oflriomote Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Authors :Miyakuni, Kaoruko
Authors alternative :宮国, 薫子
Issue Date :31-Mar-2017
Abstract :Islands differ from continents economically, socially, and environmentally.As tourism in Okinawa Prefecture in Japan grows, many of its remote islandshave been expending great efforts into tourism development. This study aimedto determine the status quo oflriomote Island through the examination of residents' perceptions toward tourism impacts and ecocentric attitudes, one of the factors predicting residents' perceptions toward tourism. The results were obtained through a survey conducted in Iriomote Island, Okinawa Prefecture, in 2011. The examination of the factors allowed several development directions for remote islands of Okinawa to be suggested
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :0557-580X
Publisher :琉球大学法文学部
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/38612
Citation :琉球大学経済研究=Ryukyu University Economic Review no.93 p.37 -54
Appears in Collections:No.93 (2017/3)

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