A Critical Reflection on the Role of Stakeholders in Sustainable Tourism Development in Least-Developed Countries
Faculty of Business and Law
School of Business
While investigating the implementation of community-based tourism in least-developed countries (LDCs), the critical role of stakeholders in sustainable tourism development became apparent. External stakeholders, in particular, develop theory models and define policy for translation into the field yet there is little critical consideration of their role and influence. This article encapsulates insights achieved by the researchers at the interface of theory and practice in a challenging LDC setting.