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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
Abstract

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

This article outlines the economic, environmental and social problems encountered in developing and managing tourism in peripheral regions. These include large economic leakages from tourism expenditures, difficulties in providing and maintaining touristic infrastructure, and managing tourism's...

Author(s)
Hohl, A. E.; Tisdell, C. A.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1995, 22, 3, pp 517-534