- Volume 11 Issue 5
Residents' Perception Differences on Tourism Impacts
지역주민의 특성에 따른 관광영향지각 차이분석
- Cho, Bae-Hang (Department of Tourism Management, Woosong University) ;
- Choi, Young-Hee (Department of Tourism Management, Woosong University) ;
- Kim, Dong-Hee (Department of Hotel & Convention Management, Paichai University)
- Published : 2005.10.31
The purpose of this study was to analyze the perceptions of local residents towards the tourism impacts. The region of this study, Anmyeon-do has been developed as an international tourist destination since 1993. This study was trying to estimate the perception differences between groups of resident in teams of socio-demographics, geographic characteristics and psycho-behavioral characteristics. Self-administered questionnaire survey was administered for the residents. Frequency analysis, factor analysis, t-test, and ANOVA was tested for the perception differences. Using segmentation approaches, it was revealed that geographic characteristics and psycho-behavioral characteristics were relatively useful to test the perceptions differences of residents towards tourism impacts. Implications are drawn for regional tourism policy and management.