A Study on the Sustainability of Homestays in Kodagu District after the Disaster - August- 2018

1V. Varsha and Dr.S. Sri Ranjini

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Abstract:

Kodagu a District in the state of Karnataka, India is known as the 'SCOTLAND OF INDIA' and it is also called as 'SECOND KASHMIR OF INDIA' because of its geographical diversity. In the year 2018 very heavy and unprecedent rainfall battered the region into massive destruction where more than 20 villages were affected, many people lost their lifes and also there was a severe damage to their property due to landslides and flood. This has made the region economically and socially weak, where most of the people's income is through either coffee estates or through homestays or both. This study makes an attempt to understand the sustainability of Homestays and to study the economic & social downfall. This study Includes owner of the homestays, local community and tourists.

Keywords:

Homestays, Disaster, Sustainability, Tourists, Kodagu.

Paper Details
Month3
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages1885-1893