International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 11, November 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Local Residents’ Perception of the Psycho-Social and Economic Impact of Tourism in Goa
      Dr. (Fr) Simão R. Diniz, Dr. Savio P. Falleiro and Ms. Maria M. de Barros
Abstract: This paper explores the benefits and adverse effects of tourism on the psycho-social and economic life of the locals in the coastal village of Cavelossim, Goa (India). In the study a sample comprising 232 household heads were interviewed. Using Chi-square and Kruskal-Wallis H test, it was found that all household heads perceived that tourism had negatively impacted the psycho-social life of the locals. While the major economic benefits of tourism perceived were employment and increased income, the major adverse effect was increase in food prices. It was also found that due to tourism traditional occupations were abandoned for more lucrative employment.

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Dr. (Fr) Simão R. Diniz, Dr. Savio P. Falleiro and Ms. Maria M. de Barros (2018); Local Residents’ Perception of the Psycho-Social and Economic Impact of Tourism in Goa; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(11) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1114.php?rp=P353334
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