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Tourism, one of the world's largest industries, has created a variety of complex political problems, particularly in those countries where the primary attraction of tourism is accelerating development. The political dimensions that have encouraged tourism in China, the Philippines, Thailand, India, ...

Author(s)
Richter, L. K.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Citation
The politics of tourism in Asia., 1989, pp 263pp.
Abstract

Current trends in tourism in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Korea Republic, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia are outlined. One similarity exhibited by all multinational hotel management companies in the area is the reluctance towards any form of financial involvement. The predominant form of...

Author(s)
Reynolds, P.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Progress in Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Management, 1989, 1, pp 206-211
Abstract

Growth in tourism worldwide decelerated from 1960-90. The start of this period saw an estimated 10.6% growth rate compared to 4.9% 30 years later. The state of tourism in countries competing with Thailand for visitors is outlined. Attention is given to the situation in Hong Kong, Singapore,...

Author(s)
Sangansub, S.
Citation
Bangkok Bank Monthly Review, 1989, 30, 10, pp 408-416
Abstract

The report forecasts travel and tourism to and within the Far East and Pacific region, now the fastest growing of the major tourist regions of the world. It analyses the potential for travel to the region from individual origin countries both inside and outside the region. Forecasts show travel by...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Citation
Special Report - Economist Intelligence Unit, 1990, No. 2030,
Abstract

Although travel within the Asia/Pacific region is especially dynamic, most Asian national tourist offices (NTOs) regard Europe as a market well worth wooing. Growth prospects for European travel to Asia are seen as good and much pent-up demand is thought to exist. This study examines how four Asian ...

Author(s)
Hunt, J.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1991, No. 5, pp 57-73
Abstract

Tourism in the 13 core countries of the Pacific Rim (Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Korea Republic, Taiwan, Thailand) is poised to boom. Valued at more than $36 000 million in 1991, it is forecast to approach $100 000 million by...

Author(s)
Payne, M.
Publisher
Financial Times Business Information, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Pacific Rim: growth in a region of opportunity., 1993, pp xii + 171pp.
Abstract

This chapter discusses the relationship between tourism and political stability, with particular emphasis on the impacts of political violence, terrorism and war on tourist behaviour and tourism development. The first section examines the way in which war, coups and revolutions, even if they are of ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and politics: policy, power and place., 1994, pp 92-107
Abstract

The Asia Market Brief is split into the following subsections: north Asia, and southeast Asia. The Asian travel market to New Zealand has enormous potential. The buoyant economy and growing influence of Asian countries make this a prosperous area for New Zealand. With larger disposable incomes,...

Citation
Asia: market brief., 1994, pp 80 pp.
Abstract

This article investigates the world's latest water park projects. It is suggested that the international water park industry is going through a fundamental change in the way parks are brought into the world. Waterparks are now often viewed as one element in a complex of components, which may...

Author(s)
Turner, A.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1996, 16, 8, pp 66-69
Abstract

Trends in Malaysia's outbound travel market are analysed. A booming economy and associated lifestyle changes are driving up levels of international travel. The leisure market is becoming increasingly family-oriented while business travel is reflecting Malaysia's expanding international trade and...

Author(s)
McVey, M.; Ping OoiDee
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1996, No. 6, pp 21-36

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