community development

Tourism and Urban Development in the Albert-Eden Area: building local economies and "sense of place"

NZTRI is working with the Albert-Eden Local Board (Auckland Council) on a research programme that is designed to stimulate local economic activity by raising the profile of the Albert-Eden area as a visitor destination. This type of local economic development can best be achieved by working with local businesses, visitor attractions and with residents to better understand the area’s identity and create a shared vision for local tourism.

 

Simon Milne a keynote speaker at eTourism NZ Conference

Simon Milne presented a keynote at 2012 eTourism NZ Conference entitled ‘The importance of community on and offline’. Simon’s presentation was a high-level overview of creating stronger links between tourism, ICT and sustainable community development. Without interactive communities there cannot be interactive travelers and Simon is particularly interested in the ability of communities to develop and present their own ‘stories’ to the visitor.

The Implications of Successful Fisheries Management: A Decade of Experience with the Upper Grand River Tailwater Fishery

Plummer, R., Kulczycki, C., FitzGibbon, J., Lück, M., & Velaniškis, J. (2010). The Implications of Successful Fisheries Management: A Decade of Experience with the Upper Grand River Tailwater Fishery. Journal of Rural and Community Development, 5(1/2): 12

 

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Fri, 04/29/2011 (All day)
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NZTRI Administers Workshop Training at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park, Canada

The Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park opened in 2007 as a world-class tourist attraction designed to engage visitors in authentic cultural experiences with the Siksika People, members of the Blackfoot Confederacy of central Canada. For centuries the Blackfoot knew about Soyopowahko, or Blackfoot Crossing a well-known river crossing essential to follow the migrating herds of buffalo and an important meeting place of historical and cultural significance. Today the Park welcomes approxi

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