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How can ethnic tourism alleviate rural poverty? Due to the difficulty of simultaneously expanding tourism while promoting pro-poor tourism, most villages traverse one of two developmental pathways: (1) ensuring an inclusive structure before expanding, or (2) expanding before building an inclusive...

Author(s)
Lor JunYing [Lor, J. Y. J. ]; Kwa, S.; Donaldson, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 76, pp 140-152
Abstract

Background: Sex tourism among men who have sex with men (MSM) may exacerbate transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Sex tourism is defined as purchasing sex with gifts or money outside of one's hometown. Our objective was to characterize the frequency,...

Author(s)
Mao, J.; Tang WeiMing; Liu ChunCheng; Wong NgaiSze; Tang SongYuan; Wei ChongYi; Tucker, J. D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2018, 18, 306, pp (2 March 2018)
Abstract

This study finds that an increase in Indonesia's domestic and foreign tourism led to a reduction in poverty and an increase in income inequality in both rural and urban regions. The important finding that greater reductions in poverty were accompanied by greater increases in income inequality...

Author(s)
Mahadevan, R.; Amir, H.; Nugroho, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 3, pp 614-631
Abstract

The objective of this paper was to investigate, with respect to the case of Mexico, the relationship between international tourism and the magnitude of poverty during the period of 1980-2017, through the use of an autoregressive distributed lags (ARDL) cointegration model with a structural break....

Author(s)
Garza-Rodriguez, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 3, pp 845
Abstract

Travel to mountain destinations has increased considerably over time, resulting in amplified discussions on both the benefits and risks to mountain environments, cultures and communities. This paper illuminates the 'ruptures' and 'silences' in literature to investigate how the current sustainable...

Author(s)
Mutana, S.; Mukwada, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2018, 24, pp 59-65
Abstract

Background: Cruise ships carry a large number of people in confined spaces providing an environment for transmission of infections. The aim of this study is to estimate the incidence of and describe the spectrum of respiratory infections and gastrointestinal illness among passengers and crew of ...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Maltezou, H. C.; Papadakis, A.; Katerelos, P.; Saroglou, G.; Tsakris, A.; Tsiodras, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 4, pp 389-397
Abstract

Worldwide tourism has increased substantially during the last century and this trend has continued into the present with total international tourists reaching 903 million in 2007, spending in excess of US$856 billion. Jamaica has also been involved in the tourism industry and, over time, tourism...

Author(s)
Smith, C. H. N.
Publisher
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Nagoya, Japan
Citation
Regional Development Studies, 2009, 13, pp 45-61
Abstract

Built environments that provide activity-friendly routes (e.g., sidewalks) to everyday destinations (e.g., shops) can increase physical activity. Surveillance of supports and destinations is important, and identifying which are associated with walking could prioritize surveillance questions. Our...

Author(s)
Whitfield, G. P.; Carlson, S. A.; Ussery, E. N.; Watson, K. B.; Berrigan, D.; Fulton, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2019, 123, pp 101-108
Abstract

We describe what we believe is the first instance of complete COVID-19 testing of all passengers and crew on an isolated cruise ship during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Of the 217 passengers and crew on board, 128 tested positive for COVID-19 on reverse transcription-PCR (59%). Of the...

Author(s)
Ing, A. J.; Cocks, C.; Green, J. P.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Thorax, 2020, 75, 8, pp 693-694
Abstract

Using a quantitative methodology and questionnaire, this study sought to evaluate the impacts of tourism on sustainable livelihoods of local people of Lavij rural in Iran. Data collected from 230 local residents of the study area were analyzed using Pearson's correlation and linear regression. The...

Author(s)
Kheiri, J.; Nasihatkon, B.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 10, pp 10-22

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