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In recent decades there has been a boom in international volunteer tourism, mainly in the form of the growth of gap-year companies offering placements, linked to conservation and community well-being goals. This paper makes two points: firstly, it argues that the growth of volunteer tourism is in...

Author(s)
Butcher, J.; Smith, P.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2010, 35, 1, pp 27-36
Abstract

A critique is given of the geographical aspects of the neocolonialism of Third World tourism. Tourism in developing countries has led to some positive consequences for employment, the infrastructure and the balance of payments. The negative consequences are however becoming more evident and are...

Author(s)
Groote, P. de
Citation
Bulletin de la Société Belge d'Etudes Geographiques, 1983, 52, 1, pp 53-77
Abstract

The idea that tourism could be a vital contributor to economic growth in developing countries was officially supported by various international organizations in the 1960s. However, thirty years later, although important contributions have been made by tourism, various unforeseen problems have...

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Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1994, 13, 2, pp 47 pp.
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Cross-border investment and operation in tourism industry are economic activities that aim to achieve intended purposes through capital flows and cross-country commercial presence. Since World War II, due to the global wave of transnational investment and operation, cross-border investment and...

Author(s)
Song ChangYao; Li XinJian
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 12, pp 134-144
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Many developing countries are now suffering from rather large regional development gaps. Can tourism promote balanced regional development (BRD) and so narrow such gaps? This study empirically examines and compares the impact of both international and domestic tourism on China's regional...

Author(s)
Goh, C.; Li, H. Y.; Zhang Qiu
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 2, pp 369-386
Abstract

Today many developing countries focus on economic policies in order to promote international tourism as a potential source of economic growth for the country; however, the understanding of the relationship between tourism and economic growth is ongoing. The objective of this paper was to assess if...

Author(s)
Fawaz, F.; Rahnama, M.; Stout, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2014, 25, 3, pp 352-363
Abstract

This crisis is negatively affecting all countries, particularly developing countries, and threatening the livelihoods, well-being and development opportunities. The crisis has not only highlighted long-standing systemic fragilities and imbalances, but has also led to an intensification of efforts...

Author(s)
Năstase, C.; Popescu, M.; Scutariu, A. L.
Publisher
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania
Citation
Revista Economica, 2011, No.2, pp 475-482
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between tourism expansion and economic growth in OIC countries by using a panel data method and GMM model over the period of 1995-2010. The results show that tourism significantly contributes to the economic growth of Islamic countries....

Author(s)
Salmani, B.; Panahi, H.; Razzaghi, S.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2014, 32, 6, pp 1098-1105
Abstract

This handbook examines company profiles, listings of industry suppliers, industry statistics and research, events, networking opportunities, and trends for 2011-12 in the international attractions industry. The book will interest operators and suppliers of the international attractions industry.

Publisher
Leisure Media Company Limited, Hitchin, UK
Citation
Attractions Management Handbook 2011/2012, 2011, pp 176 pp.
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An examination is presented of the links between poverty, structural adjustment policies (which may increase poverty for those who already have the least income), the development of tourism, and the exploitation of tourism by people who wish to engage in sexual acts with minors. The paper discusses ...

Author(s)
Beddoe, C.
Citation
Development Bulletin, 1998, 44, January, pp 51-53

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