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Cover for Pro-poor tourism: a critique.

This chapter argues that the perception of pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a distinct (and small scale) variant of tourism involves conceptual and substantive problems. There is, indeed, a place for such tourism but it is not and will never be the alternative to mass tourism, which will continue as the...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), precisely the one of eradicating extreme poverty at the end of 2030, it is important to understand factors that can reduce poverty. This article examines the effects of tourism development on poverty in Sub-Saharan African countries. Because of...

Author(s)
Folarin, O.; Adeniyi, O.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 1, pp 140-155
AbstractFull Text

The problem of poverty, which has arisen as a result of the implementation of globalization policies and which continues increasingly, and which makes itself felt with economic crises, has a negative impact on individuals in disadvantaged groups all over the world. 70% of the poor people on earth...

Author(s)
Doğan, H.; Bilici, N. S.
Publisher
Bartin Orman Fakültesi, Bartin Üniversitesi, Bartin, Turkey
Citation
Bartin Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 22, 2, pp 332-340
Abstract

Debates about the value of pro-poor tourism indicated a need to revisit the links between the dynamics of tourism and hospitality enterprises and community poverty in rural South African towns. The numbers of tourism and hospitality enterprises in these towns are related to population numbers by a...

Author(s)
Toerien, D.
Publisher
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), Lynnwood Ridge, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Science, 2020, 116, 1/2,
AbstractFull Text

In recent years, poverty has been growing continuously throughout the parts of the world, most notably in developing countries like the Philippines. The purpose of this study is to assess the contributions of the tourism industry in selected destinations of Ilocos Region to successfully alleviate...

Author(s)
Aya-Ay, A. J.; Gabriel, K. J.; Guilatco, D. P.; Maglaya, Y. S.; Mendoza, M. R.; Tacneng, M. A.; Andalecio, A. B. P.
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2020, 12, 1, pp 69-91
Abstract

Taking the old revolutionary base areas of four counties in Henan province as the research area, based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB), the theoretical model of residents' willingness to participate in poverty alleviation through tourism was constructed and tested by using structural...

Author(s)
Shen Ke; Wang WenChao; Guo WenRu
Publisher
Editorial Department of Journal of Xinyang Normal University, Xinyang, China
Citation
Journal of Xinyang Normal University Natural Science Edition, 2019, 32, 3, pp 409-414
Abstract

This study sought to identify issues and challenges of pro-poor tourism (PPT) by concentrating on a tourism development program implemented in three selected villages of Shahrud County, Iran. The results indicated that the major proportion of financial and non-financial support in the tourism,...

Author(s)
Torabi, Z. A.; Rezvani, M. R.; Badri, S. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2019, 30, 3, pp 368-378
Abstract

Although the greater development of China's society and economy is sound, large numbers of poor people exist in many areas in the country. Poverty alleviation is therefore one of the Chinese government's priorities. Most of the country's underdeveloped and poor areas have well-protected natural...

Author(s)
He Mang; Li JingWen
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2019, 34, 8, pp 97-107
Abstract

The research of modern tourism created by Dean MacCannell, which was brought forward due to the attention on the phenomenon of mass tourism, has greatly promoted the development of tourism sociology. Although this paradigm gives full scope to tourism phenomenon and tourism research, it ignores the...

Author(s)
Dong PeiHai; Li QingLei; Li Wei
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2019, 34, 6, pp 135-144
AbstractFull Text

By using geographic spatial analysis method, correlation analysis method, and spatial analysis tool ArcGIS 10.2, this study explored the spatial distribution characteristics and their formation causes of 280 national pro-poor tourism demonstration projects in China. The results indicated that: (1)...

Author(s)
Ma AiHua; Yue DaPeng; Hu Qian; Wang Ke; Zhao QingYang
Publisher
Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanchang, China
Citation
Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi, 2019, 31, 3, pp 144-150

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