Author(s)/Creator(s)

Arifa ShabnumFollow

Document Type

Poster

Language

English

Date

Summer 8-7-2020

Keywords

tourism, Pakistan, economy

Description/Abstract

Tourism is an important economic activity which, when it thrives, can improve the wellbeing of the residents of a tourist destination. This research explores the direct and indirect impacts of tourism on the economic wellbeing of the area’s residents. The findings are that tourism can enhance the wellbeing of the residents of Gilgit-Baltistan by providing job opportunities and increasing current income. Furthermore, the local residents can participate in tourism activities and earn their living by providing goods and services.

Disciplines

Business | Tourism and Travel

Funder(s)

Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State

Funding ID

S-ECAGD-20-CA-0009

Acknowledgements

Instructors: Jacqueline Schneider, Deborah McGraw

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Additional Information

This work has been created with support from the Institute of International Education (IIE)/Fulbright - English for Graduate Students Program.

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