GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM ACTIVITIES: A CASE STUDY OF BANG KACHAO, PHRA PRADAENG, SAMUT PRAKARN, THAILAND
This research aims to study the Guidelines on Community based Tourism activities. The purpose was surveyed the cycle routes and tourism activities in the area towards the guidelines on community based tourism activities in Bang Kachao, Phra Pradaeng district , Samut Prakarn province. The methodlogy was qualitative methodology and the tools were the questionaire check list and in-depth interviews.
The result of the research was found that Bang Kachao has the tourism routes for biking and tourism activities but the local community still lack of the skill in applying the knowledge about the intregration of existence local and tourism resources. Therefore, Guidelines on Community based Tourism activities in Bang Kachao was to set up the cycle routes by following the main attractions for the purpose of travelling to the community based tourism activities in Bang Kachao.
Recommendation was about the activities and the cycle routes, developing the signage on the travel sites, and there should be information clearly displayed on the sites. There should be some information telling people about the activities in the green area such as a signboard for cycling, photo shooting and the tradition of the local’s activities.