Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269


Keith H. Mandabach

Keith H. Mandabach
School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Las Cruces,
New Mexico

  • Research Article
    Measuring of Land Use Conflict: A Coastal Tourism Destination Case Study
    Author(s): Chuanbiao Wu, Keith H. Mandabach and Jean L. HertzmanChuanbiao Wu, Keith H. Mandabach and Jean L. Hertzman

    This paper examines a typical Chinese coastal tourism destination, Lvshunkou District as an empirical example of comprehensive index of land use conflict and possible impacts on China’s tourism. This industry is facing a transition from “destination scenic spot tourism” to “holistic tourism” as well as the development of new tourism attractions. China’s tourism destinations face a new round of challenges as a result of construction and increased development. Tourism destination renovation/construction measured by the conflict degree of its land use and the evolution of this trend has important significance. This paper examines the spatial external pressure factor, spatial exposure and spatial risk effect value as specific indicators to measure the spatial conflict level, and establishes a mathematical model that measures the effect as a degree of la.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0269.1000369

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