NTDR seeks substantive engagements among academicians and practitioners so as to provide stimulus for tourism development which has serious policy implications. By developing sophisticated theoretical frameworks and critical and scholarly perspectives the journal aims to articulate the experiences and views of people involved in processes of tourism development. NTDR thus reviews the importance of the recent engagement with theory in tourism development research with reference to ongoing issues of climate change, poverty alleviation, community-based tourism and many other contemporary issues.
The articles provide analytical, meaningful and valuable way of understanding the tourism dynamics in relation with national and international perspective and provide deeper insights for the industry leaders and policy makers. The journal's contents reflect integrative approach - including primary research articles, discussion of current issues, case studies, reports, etc.
The journal aims to incorporate the following areas:
- Community-based Tourism
- Climate Change
- Socio-economic implications of tourism and Poverty Alleviation
- Policy and Planning in Tourism
- Biodiversity and National Parks
- Regional Tourism and its benefits and implication for developing countries
- Participatory process of local development in Tourism
- Tourism Infrastructure
- Home-stay tourism; Rural and Village Tourism
- Domestic tourism and its economic implication
- Tourism and value chain
- Home-stay in tourism
- Consumer Behavior
- Recession and tourism etc.