Factors Affecting Local Residents’ Support on Tourism Development in Phong Dien District, Can Tho City
American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Business
Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2017, Pages: 31-35
Received: May 4, 2017; Accepted: May 25, 2017; Published: Jun. 30, 2017
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Nguyen Quoc Nghi, Department of Marketing, School of Economics, Can Tho University, Can Tho, Vietnam
Tran Thi Diem Can, Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Can Tho University, Can Tho, Vietnam
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Abstract
This study is aimed to determine factors affecting local residents’ support on tourism development in Phong Dien district, Can Tho city. Research data from the study were collected from 125 households living in Phong Dien district. Application of Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and Multiple Linear Regression (MLR), the study results showed that there are five factors affecting local residents’ support on tourism development in Phong Dien including trade-off cost, participation, social utility, attachment and personal utility. In particular, attachment factor has the strongest impact to local peoples’ support on tourism development in Phong Dien district.
Keywords
Support, Tourism Development, Phong Dien District
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Nguyen Quoc Nghi, Tran Thi Diem Can, Factors Affecting Local Residents’ Support on Tourism Development in Phong Dien District, Can Tho City, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Business. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2017, pp. 31-35. doi: 10.11648/j.ajtab.20170302.13
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