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The present paper aims to analyze the economic impact of developing an integrated pattern of entrepreneurship in rural tourism, on the basis of a complex process of monitoring the factors that have helped the rural communities to develop successfully, as well as through capitalizing the...

Author(s)
Soare, I.; Cristache, N.; Dobrea, R. C.; Nastase, M.
Publisher
European Center of Sustainable Development, Rome, Italy
Citation
European Journal of Sustainable Development, 2017, 6, 3, pp 231-252
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The article examines the role and contribution of the rural tourism to the development of less developed regions of Bulgaria. It is presented a characteristic of the rural areas with key issues and challenges that they are faced with. Also, for the purposes of the analysis a brief summary of rural...

Author(s)
Makedonska-Tsvetkova, N.
Publisher
Agrarian University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Citation
Agraren Universitet Plovdiv - Nauchni Trudove / Scientific Works of the Agrarian University - Plovdiv, 2016, 60, 1, pp 339-344
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Religious attractions, shrines and holy places attract a great number of tourists every year. Therefore, religious tourism have economic, subsistence, social and environmental implications, both positive and negative, that may somehow affect lives of deprived areas residents. The purpose of this...

Author(s)
Reza, T.; Habib, L. M.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2014, 8, 6, pp 1533-1538
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The present study examines the nature tourism activity in the peripheral areas of North Bengal, the northern fringe of West Bengal in India. The objective of the study is to highlight the fact of how nature tourism activity has been flourished in the peripheral areas over time. Based on...

Author(s)
Karmakar, M.
Publisher
Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 2012, 7, 1, pp 29-40
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Desert areas account for around 70% of Australia's landmass but are home to less than 3% of the population. The economies of many desert areas have been described as marginal or peripheral. Tourism is an important economic activity for desert destinations and one sector, four wheel drive tourism,...

Author(s)
Taylor, A.; Carson, D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2010, 5, 2, pp 69-85
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Tourism can be an important source of livelihoods at a destination level. Yet, while there are economic benefits associated with more tourists, there can also be costs to destinations in the form of negative environmental and social impacts. This paper illustrates tourism-related dilemmas for two...

Author(s)
Greiner, R.
Publisher
Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2010, 2, 7, pp 2197-2218
Abstract

Japan consists of many small inhabited islands in addition to four main islands. We examine the impact of fiscal expenditure and the number of tourists on per capita taxable income in remote islands using panel data analyses. The results show that both fiscal expenditure and population size have...

Author(s)
Ishikawa, N.; Fukushige, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2009, 41, 7/9, pp 921-928
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Using a case study on Lapland in Finland, this paper explores the way in which airports facilitate the development of international tourism in a peripheral region. The case study demonstrates how Lapland's airports act as spheres of influence for the development of tourism and support the...

Author(s)
Halpern, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 1, pp 25-47
Abstract

The Amami islands are located 380 km southwest of Japan proper. These islands have two economic features: they are islands that many tourists visit because of their natural resources and they are an undeveloped area where the central government of Japan provides large fiscal subsidies. We...

Author(s)
Ishikawa, N.; Fukushige, M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Applied Economics Letters, 2007, 14, 7/9, pp 661-666
Abstract

This study reports on the consequences of endemic cattle and sheep disease outbreaks (2001) on the tourist industry in two separate areas: (a) the Grampian Region of Scotland (indirectly affected) and (b) Cumbria in England (directly affected). It also reports on the effects of various crisis...

Author(s)
Irvine, W.; Anderson, A. R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2005, 19, 2/3, pp 47-60

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