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)
  • 조배행 (우송대학교 관광경영학과) ;
  • 최영희 (우송대학교 관광경영학과) ;
  • 김동희 (배재대학교 호텔 컨벤션경영학과)
  • 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.