Large-scale tourism development: an investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development.
Nash, Robert; Martin, Andrew; Ruxton, Laura
William D. Nelson
The large-scale development by Trump Golf Scotland will potentially thrust the North East of Scotland into worldwide fame as a golf destination. This research adopted a qualitative approach involving a focus group and interviews. The focus group comprised of representatives from Trump Golf Scotland and the interview stage comprised of stakeholders based in the Aberdeen area. Results suggested the majority of the sample were in favour of the development and research also identified that the economic benefits outweighed environmental concerns. However, negative social impacts were identified as: stakeholder conflict, the potential for a tourist enclave and dilution of Scottish culture.
|Publication Date||Dec 31, 2014|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers|
|Series Title||Advances in business and management|
|Book Title||Advances in business and management. Volume 6|
|Institution Citation||NASH, R., MARTIN, A. and RUXTON, L. 2014. Large-scale tourism development: an investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development. In Nelson, W.D. (ed.) Advances in business and management. New York: Nova Science Publishers [online], volume 6, pages 119-137. Available from: http://www.novapublishe...o.php?products_id=47089|
|Keywords||Tourism development; Tourism impacts; Stakeholder; North East of Scotland; Branding; Niche tourism|
NASH 2014 Large-scale tourism development
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