Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the ISSS - 2014 United States, Proceedings of the 58th Meeting of ISSS, Washington DC, USA, July 2014

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TOWARDS THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMUNITY SYSTEM IN THE POLITICAL PRACTICE OF TOURISM IN THE STATE OF HIDALGO, MEXICO

Abraham Briones-Juarez, Erika Cruz-Coria, Ricardo Tejeida-Padilla

Abstract


In Mexico, tourism is an activity that generates income, jobs, and the development of infrastructure. However, its importance lies in being a commercial activity prone to be planned in a production system to avoid undesirable impacts on the fields of interest for tourism, comprising the natural, social, and cultural systems. The composition of the participants in decision making is essential because it allows us to know how the resources must be combined to set up tourism activities within the principles of sustainability. In the definition of the players, the government keeps an important role in formulating public policies that affect the design, planning and operation of tourism activities and establishes a communication channel that expands or restricts the scope for action of the other players. Therefore, in this study we propose to define the community tourism system in the tourist practice of politics in the state of Hidalgo from the perspective of systemic with the intention of highlighting the aspects involved in planning this activity. The study identified three orientations and the communal system and its subsystems are presented in the tourism policy.

 


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