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Tourism and Water Rights
May 02, 2012

Tourism and Water Rights


The paper is about the linkages between the Tourism and Water Rights, Today water is one of the most central resource consumed by the tourism industry. Consumption of water will be predominantly felt by those communities who are dependant on natural resources for their livelihoods. These communities, over the years have evolved efficient natural resource management mechanisms. However, the needs and the access of these communities to the natural resources are being sidelined when developmental projects come up which most often undermine the sustainable management practises.The ideal “holiday experience” with its luxury services places a high demand for water.

Click here to download 'Tourism and Water Rights - 2012-EQUATIONS, 239kb.

Class code: E30, E30t.

Keywords: Tourism, India, EQUATIONS, Water Rights, Natural Resource, Impact of Tourism.