Journal of Hotel and Business Management

Journal of Hotel and Business Management
Open Access

ISSN: 2169-0286

+44-1625-708989

Abstract

Potentialities of Community Participation in Community-based Ecotourism Development: Perspective of Sustainable Local Development a Case of Choke Mountain, Northern Ethiopia

Sintayehu Aynalem Aseres

This study focused on assessment of community participation in Community-Based Eco Tourism (CBET) development to bring sustainable local development in Choke Mountain and its environs. The study employed mixed research approach and data were collected via extensive review literature, questionnaire, interview, focus group discussion, and field observation. The findings of the study revealed that local communities could be participated in the development of CBET through provision of accommodation services, performing cultural shows, supplying agricultural products, providing tour services, and selling of souvenirs and CBET is a tool for sustainable local development in the rural area of Choke Mountain

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