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On the triple frontier of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay an economically vital micro-region is currently developing and stands out as an exception in South America. The driving powers behind this expansion are the tourist industry built around the famous Iguaçu Falls and the construction of Itaipu...

Author(s)
Salomon, J. N.
Citation
Cahiers d'Outre-Mer, 1992, 45, 177, pp 5-20
Abstract

Although, theoretically, Brazil has enormous tourism potential, this has so far been unfulfilled and tourism plays a minor role in the country's economy. Arrivals in 1990 were fewer than in 1980, 1.1 million compared with 1.6 million a decade earlier. Over half of all visitors come from South...

Author(s)
Rizzotto, R. A.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 52-67
Abstract

The next ten years are going to see global expansion of the theme park industry in the economically developing countries, especially in China and South America. China is on the verge of a recreation development explosion. There are over 15 projects currently being discussed for development in...

Author(s)
Speigel, D.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1994, 14, 5, pp 51-54
Abstract

This paper uncovers the numerous ways in which the destruction of the rain forests can occur, as well as the gallant efforts made to try to save them. It is found that the indigenous populations of the Amazon Basin have displayed conservation-minded attitudes and a true desire to save the rain...

Author(s)
Trapasso, L. M.
Citation
Geojournal, 1994, 33, 4, pp 449-452
Abstract

This report examines the rapid changes that are currently taking place in the tourist industry of South America, and assesses how, why and where opportunities for investment and expansion can be best exploited. Comprising 13 chapters, it analyses in detail the tourism industries in each of the...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
Economist Intelligence Unit, London,
Citation
Prospects for tourism in South America., 1996, pp pp.
Abstract

The latest waterpark developments in South America are described. The market leader, in terms of the number of new investments, is Brazil, while Costa Rica, the Caribbean and Mexico are also booming. Some of the major investors in these developments, such as NBGS International and Whitewater West...

Author(s)
Turner, A.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1997, 17, 8, pp 28-29 (AMI)
Abstract

Tourism in South America has been largely overlooked compared to other tourism developing regions such as Asia and Africa. Decades of political and economic uncertainty have directly influenced tourism development in the region and explain tourism's current state. Despite its dimension, diversity...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2000, 12, 7, pp 424-430
Abstract

This paper examines tourism in South America. It begins by describing tourism with emphasis on specific issues that influence and shape the tourism industry in the region. Among these issues are: constant political changes; economic instability; increasing social problems; safety problems; and...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2001, 1, 3/4, pp 1-21
Abstract

This book identifies and explores the major issues that influence and shape tourism in South America. Individual contributors examine: Latin American tourism from an Australian travel industry perspective; management of conservation in spaces of recreational use; the impact of tourism on the...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Tourism in South America, 2001, pp 177 pp.
Abstract

An overview of the tourism sector in South America as well as the general economic trends in the region is first presented. The paper then examines the visitor arrivals in Brazil, and the impact of tourism on employment in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. The hotel sectors in these three countries are ...

Author(s)
Knowles, T.; Egan, D.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.3, pp 4.1-4.19

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