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As Women, Are We Really Economically Empowered A view from the point of view of Tourism 
April 10, 2018

Do we enjoy the same quality of life as our male counterparts? How can we, when the figures of women..

Meet the Majid Squad, a Group that Voluntarily Cleans Filth on Amarnath Yatra Routes 
January 29, 2018
Notwithstanding the National Green Tribunal directions, Governor N N Vohra recently decided that a 60-day-long..
December 22, 2017

The Government of India’s recent “in principle” clearance to the international airport at Jewar, off Delhi, 16 years after the idea was first floated, is one of the sever

Sustainability is a choice – if we have the courage to make it 
September 27, 2017

Declaring 2017 as the year of Sustainable Tourism has once again served to highlight how unsustainable mainstream tourism..

India Is Weaponizing its Spiritual Tourists 
August 09, 2017

Every July, thousands of buses, trucks, cars, mules, and palanquin bearers crawl up 12, 768  treacherous feet of mountainous terrain to reach the Amarnath cav..

Commons, People and Tourism
May 01, 2012

Commons, People and Tourism

May 2012

Tourism is a highly resource centric and resource heavy industry that banks on the availability of land, water and natural resources for providing the tourist experience. Unregulated tourism and diversion of natural resources for meeting tourism demands has caused negative impacts on the environment. Inevitably, local communities that are dependent for their livelihoods on commonly shared natural resources also experience hardships from depletion of the commons.

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Keywords: Tourism, India, EQUATIONS,Governance, Impact of Tourism, Privatisation.