Developing Sustainable Tourism
Khao Sam Roi Yod National Park, as a famous tourist attraction and the biggest freshwater marshland in Thailand, is at the crossroads. This place has already been explored for several decades but the difficulties are still in front of the tourism planners and supervisors. A lot of ideal measures have been planned out by the local authority. The problem is whether all these plans are practical and concerned with all stakeholders' interests and how can all the plans be implemented effectively and efficiently. This paper focuses on the managerial and environmental problems in this area. The first part provides a briefly overview of Khao Sam Roi Yod National Park. The second part reviews the problems threatening the sustainable tourism development in this area. The last part presents some pre-emptive and corrective measures and policy implications for combating the negative impacts in the Park.