Perception of Community Based Tourism: The Case of Amasya

Authors

  • Muharrem AVCI Dr. Öğretim Üyesi, Kastamonu Üniversitesi, mavci@kastamonu.edu.tr
  • Göksu DEMİRCAN Öğr. Gör., Amasya Üniversitesi, goksu.demirel@amasya.edu.tr

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46291/IJOSPERvol7iss3pp676-686

Keywords:

Tourism, Community Based Tourism, Amasya

Abstract

The aim of this study is to measure the perceptions of local people in Amasya towards the community based tourism model, which is one of the alternative tourism models.
In this context, in order to determine the perceptions of Amasya local people towards community based tourism, data were obtained by using survey technique. A total of 386 participants were reached and statistical significance level (a) was taken as 5% in the calculations and SPSS (IBM SPSS for Windows, Ver.24) statistical package program was used for the calculations. According to the data obtained from the participants, it was concluded that the change in educational status caused a significant change in TTT perception and that TTT perception of individuals increased as the duration of residence increased.

Key Words: Tourism, Community Based Tourism, Amasya.

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Published

2020-09-07

How to Cite

AVCI, M., & DEMİRCAN, G. (2020). Perception of Community Based Tourism: The Case of Amasya. International Journal of Social, Political and Economic Research, 7(3), 676-686. https://doi.org/10.46291/IJOSPERvol7iss3pp676-686

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