Community-Based Participation in Cultural Tourism Management in Bo Suak Sub-District, Muang District, Nan Province

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Kodchaphorn Vesurai
Yuttakarn Waiapar


Based on the quantitative research, the main purpose of this dissertation aimed to investigate the levels of communities’ participation in cultural tourism management in Bo Souk sub-district, Muang district, Nan province. For research methodology, an interviewed questionnaire was conducted with 17 inhabitants living in Bo Souk sub-district, Muang district, Nan province. The findings of the study revealed that the numbers of female informants (75%) with their age of 50-99 (62.50%), their married status (75%), their primary educational backgrounds of (50%), their farming work (75%), as well as their income of less than 5,000 baht were mostly found in terms of demographical information. In addition, the communities’ participation in cultural tourism management in Bo Souk sub-district, Muang district, Nan province with its mean of 2.98 was very mostly found, followed by their final decision with its mean of 2.82, and their beneficiaries and evaluation follow-ups with its mean of 2.69. As a result, the community dwellers’ pride of tourism resources together with the importance of tourism upgraded for their better ways of life directly led to the communities’ required tourism management.

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Vesurai, K. ., & Waiapar, Y. (2020). Community-Based Participation in Cultural Tourism Management in Bo Suak Sub-District, Muang District, Nan Province . Dusit Thani College Journal, 14(3), 17–33. Retrieved from
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