Large-scale tourism development: An investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development

Robert Nash*, Andrew J Martin, Laura Ruxton

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Abstract

The large-scale development by Trump Golf Scotland will potentially position the North Eastof Scotland as a new entrant into the global premier golf marketplace. This research adopted aqualitative approach involving a focus group and interviews. The focus group comprised ofrepresentatives from Trump Golf Scotland and the subsequent interview stage comprised ofstakeholders'based in the Aberdeen area. Results suggested the majority of the sample werein favour of the development with research concluding that the economic benefits outweighedenvironmental concerns. However, negative social impacts were identified as: stakeholderconflict, the potential for a tourist enclave and dilution of Scottish culture.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Business and Management. Volume 6
EditorsWilliam D Nelson
Place of PublicationUntied States
PublisherNova Science Publishers
Pages119-137
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781629487311, 978-1-62948-730-4
ISBN (Print)9781629487304
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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    Nash, R., Martin, A. J., & Ruxton, L. (2014). Large-scale tourism development: An investigation into the likely impacts of the proposed Trump Golf Scotland development. In W. D. Nelson (Ed.), Advances in Business and Management. Volume 6 (pp. 119-137). Nova Science Publishers. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=48810