Factors of indigenous community tourism business success for the Mhong entrepreneurs in Thailand / B Chartrungruang ... [et al.]

Chartrungruang, B and Wattanalaungarun, W and Sa-Ingthong, K and Hanafiah, M.H.M and Zamzuri, N.H. (2022) Factors of indigenous community tourism business success for the Mhong entrepreneurs in Thailand / B Chartrungruang ... [et al.]. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 14 (3). pp. 152-164. ISSN 1985-8914 ; 2590-3837

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To be successful in businesses for the indigenous entrepreneurs has been very hard and rare to find, tourism businesses since the seasonal nature of the businesses and very little support and knowledge. This study explored the factors of indigenous community tourism business success for the Hmong tourism entrepreneurs in Thailand with a qualitative approach through interviews. The samples were 10 indigenous community entrepreneurs from Mhong People village in Chiang Mai who participated in the tourism-related businesses. This community has had several rewards and has had the most business ability among all hill tribes and made it the richest community. The data triangulation involves using 3 sources of data in an investigation was for the research validity. The ATLAS.ti qualitative data analysis software was used to create the networks and found the definition of business success in their viewpoints that are not concerned about monetary issues, as well as the factors of their indigenous community tourism business success. The findings have been worthwhile and beneficial for other indigenous communities in the similar settings.


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Chartrungruang, B
Wattanalaungarun, W
Sa-Ingthong, K
Hanafiah, M.H.M
Zamzuri, N.H.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > Travel. Voyages and travels (General) > Travel and state. Tourism
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Business
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts (JTHCA)
ISSN: 1985-8914 ; 2590-3837
Volume: 14
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 152-164
Keywords: Success factors, indigenous community, tourism businesses, Hmong Tourism Entrepreneurs
Date: December 2022
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/72374
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