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Community involvement in Tourism development

Merly Fiscal Arjona

278 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Tourism is a very fast developing sector and there are various studies going on parallelly to enhance the revenue from the vertical. The significance of the local communities in tourism cannot be ignored at all, since they are the ones driving tourism in the first place. The book ‘Community involvement in tourism development’ emphasizes on involving the local communities in tourism practices and provides ways in which this can be incorporated. It also enlists the challenges that come with it and how they can be tackled for good results.
Author Bio
Merly Fiscal-Arjona, MAT, Ph.D., Associate Professor IV of Laguna State Polytechnic University, Siniloan,Campus, Siniloan Laguna, Philippines. She graduated from the Laguna State Polytechnic University, Siniloan, Campus, with the Degree of Master of Arts in Teaching, Major in Technology and Home Economics. She took her Doctor of Philosophy Major in School Leadership and Management in St. Dominic Savio College, Caloocan, City. Her professional experience includes an assessor in different Hotel and Restaurant Competency in TESDA. She was also the former Dean of the College of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Siniloan Campus, Siniloan, Laguna, Philippines. She is an active member of Association of Administrators in Hospitality Hotel and Restaurant Management Educational Institution (AAHRMEI) and many more. She has attended seminars and trainings in Hotel and Restaurant Management and member of several professional organizations, At present, her greatest joy at the moment is to share her knowledge, expertise and give prestige to her students.