CONTENTS:- 1. The interface between conflict, peace and business. 2. Conceptual framework for linking tourism with conflict and peace. 3. Tourism, security and peace: a conceptual discourse. 4. Labour disputes in tourism sector. 5. Tourism, media and conflict. 6. Reorienting the business actors into the peace builders. 7. Foreign direct investment and tourism. 8. Socially responsible and peace-sensitive tourism. 9. Rethinking tourism for a prosperous future: ways forward.
Peace is a state a sustained process of overcoming personal, structural and cultural forms of violence and internalizing full potential of individuals and groups in the society. When we relate peace with business, it means not only the freedom of doing business, but also the judicious distribution of benefits out of it. It can be a strong tool to minimize economic gaps, promote regional equity, harness social success and ultimately achieve peace and stability. This book analyzes these aspects with a specific focus on tourism sub-sector of business, with reference to conflicts in Nepal. The book deals with interface between conflict, peace and business, offers relationship between conflict, peace and business, provides conceptual frameworks for linking tourism with conflict and peace, establishes link tourism with security as well as labour disputes in tourism sector, examines the role of media and analyses social responsibility in exploring the peace potentials. Further, the book examines tourism sector from the lens of foreign direct investment. Finally, the book offers ways and strategies to exploiting potentials of tourism sector for a prosperous Nepal.