Caracterización de las percepciones de líderes comunitarios sobre el turismo sostenible como opción rentable de desarrollo social, económico y ambiental en el corregimiento de Palomino, Dibulla - La Guajira Thesis

short description

  • Master's thesis

Thesis author

  • Vásquez Rumbo, Luis Junior


  • The objective of this document is to characterize the perceptions of community leaders about sustainable tourism as a profitable option for social, economic and environmental development in the village of Palomino, Dibulla - La Guajira, in order to explore the possibility of positioning sustainable tourism as a main economic activity. Likewise, the scope of the research is descriptive, fundamental in a case study with a qualitative approach, applying the semi-structured interview to ten (10) community leaders of the Palomino corregimiento as an information collection technique. The information analysis procedure was carried out through the NVivo software, developing first and second order codes for each interview, which allowed establishing the strengths and/or weaknesses for the dimensions of sustainable development (environmental, social and economic) according to the perceptions of the participants, drawing as conclusions that the village of Palomino, La Guajira has a high potential in terms of natural infrastructure, indigenous communities and natural resources that promote the development of sustainable tourism, however, the factors of financing, policies Public education and environmental education are notable for the fact that said activity has a leading role in the department and in this case, the corregimiento as a source of income. Derived from this research, it was demonstrated to implement tools that promote sustainable tourism as a new alternative for economic, social and environmental development for local growth.

publication date

  • June 9, 2022 1:26 PM


  • Community leaders
  • Dimensions of sustainable development
  • Ecotourism
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Tourism Dibulla (Guajira, Colombia)

Document Id

  • 38d63491-b131-48ff-b90c-5d858b19c4a5