Tourism Recreational Value Of Rock Garden

Results: The domestic tourists were segregated district-wise for TCM analysis. Average travel cost per visitor was calculated for each district based upon travel cost data revealed by the tourists. The zonal data model was developed using concentric circles of 100 Km. intervals from the site. The population figures for different districts was taken from the […]

Tourism Recreational Value Of Rock Garden

Methodology: To estimate recreational value of an environmental resource or site that is used for tourism recreational purpose, travel cost method (TCM) is the most commonly used method by the environmental economists. The basic premise of this method is that the time and travel cost expenses which tourists incur to visit a site represent the […]

Tourism Recreational Value Of Rock Garden

Introduction: Chandigarh, also called the “City Beautiful” designed by Famous French Architect Le Corbusier, is famous for its urban greenery and well planned landscaping. The city is known for its prominent vegetative parks and gardens like Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Bougainvellia Garden, Hibiscus Garden, Garden of Fragrance, Rajendra Park, Leisure valley, Fitness trails, Shanti Kunj, […]

Tourism Recreational Value Of Rock Garden

Parks and gardens have significant amenity and recreational value contributing towards quality of urban life. Many of the intangible benefits of such parks/gardens are neither correctly assessed nor incorporated in to benefit-cost analysis of developmental or commercial projects and in budget allocation process, especially in developing countries. Chandigarh, a well-planned and modern city of India, […]