Tourism Impact and Stakeholders’ Quality of Life

  title={Tourism Impact and Stakeholders’ Quality of Life},
  author={Eunju Woo and Muzaffer Uysal and M. Joseph Sirgy},
  journal={Journal of Hospitality \& Tourism Research},
  pages={260 - 286}
This article reports a study testing the hypothesis that, compared with community residents who are not affiliated with the tourism industry, residents affiliated with tourism are likely to perceive tourism impact more positively, and the more positive their perceptions of tourism development, the more likely they feel satisfied with their lives. The study involved a survey of community residents of four tourist destinations in the United States. A total of 407 responses were used for data… 

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