Resident’s Quality of Life Living in Community-Based Tourism, Thailand

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Akkhaporn Kokkhangplu

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The purpose of this study was to study the attitudes of residents’ QOL and level of QOL through components by the World Health Organization for community-based tourism in Thailand. This research is a quantitative research study. The quality of life of people in this community-based tourism was conducted through four indicators as follows: 1) the physical aspect, 2) the psychological aspect, 3) the social relationship aspect, and 4) the environment aspect. This study used a questionnaire to collect data from 400 samples living in community-based tourism communities and the reliability was 0.894. The analysis tool program was used for the analysis of humanities and social science data. The results showed that under the current situation, residents consider their life is deteriorating. In addition, the results of quality of life research show that the impact of quality of life in the future may be the same. While the results of research studies on quality of life, it was found that residents’ quality of life in social relations aspect was at a very agreeable level, and in terms of physical, psychological, and environmental were at a level of agreement. To improve the quality of life of people in community-based tourism, the government should focus on physical development and psychological through campaigns to promote the physical aspect and psychological aspect. It will be beneficial for people in the community to have a good quality of life and for residents to be able to develop tourism within the community. They can live happily.

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Kokkhangplu, A. (2021). Resident’s Quality of Life Living in Community-Based Tourism, Thailand. Rajapark Journal, 15(43), 226–244. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/254105
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