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Resident’s Perceptions of Tourism Influence on Quality of Life: a Multilevel approach.
Anna Maria Parroco, Mauro Ferrante, Antonino Mario Oliveri

Last modified: 2015-09-05

Abstract


This study aims to evaluate whether individual perceptions of tourism’s effects on quality of life  (TQOL) are related to the degree of tourism activity in the host community, as well as to residents’ personal characteristics, by a multilevel model. Data from a survey performed in Sicily have been analyzed. The model revealed that the level of tourism activity have an influence on the way residents perceive the effect tourism in their community, as measured by TOQL index.


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