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Following an extensive evaluation of community and state resources, local government in Wyoming, USA has decided to invest in tourism as a major form of economic development. To plan economic development strategies local governments need to know what businesses are directly related to tourism, and...

Author(s)
Gribb, W. J.
Publisher
State University of New York, Binghampton, USA
Citation
Papers and Proceedings of Applied Geography Conferences, 1990, 13, pp 96-104
Abstract

Over the past several decades, tourism activity in the USA and in most of the industrialized world has grown substantially. The increase in tourism's importance as an economic activity has elevated tourism's role in local and regional economic development programmes. Growth in tourism activity also ...

Author(s)
Gibson, L. J.
Publisher
Westview Press Inc., Boulder, USA
Citation
Economic adaptation: alternatives for nonmetropolitan areas., 1993, pp 145-164
Abstract

International tourism has now become the fastest growing sector in international trade. It has been held out as a panacea for underdeveloped countries which lack an abundance of raw materials and are subject to the vicissitudes of international commodity trade. All the countries of the Organization ...

Author(s)
Goodwin, G.
Citation
Caribbean Finance and Management, 1993, 7, 1/2, pp 106-130
Abstract

This book presents an introduction to the dimensions of the hospitality industry; it consists of 19 chapters, divided into six parts. The first part gives a profile of the hospitality industry, providing a sense of its scope, and at the same time introduces three principal areas: food service,...

Author(s)
Dittmer, P. R.; Griffin, G. G.
Publisher
Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, USA
Citation
Dimensions of the hospitality industry: an introduction., 1993, pp x + 550pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses the characteristics that are possessed by Argentina and which are assisting in the rapid expansion of its tourist industry. Geographical, technological and infrastructural factors have given Argentina an unenviable tourist product in relation to its competitors. The...

Author(s)
Hazard, R. C., Jr.
Citation
Viewpoint - World Travel & Tourism Council, 1994, 1, 2, pp 42-49
Abstract

The purpose of the study was to investigate tourism experts' perceptions of regional tourism growth to the year 2000 and into the next century. It is hoped that the findings of the study will provide useful information for communities interested in long term strategic planning for tourism....

Author(s)
Wang, P.; Godbey, G.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1994, 33, 1, pp 32-37
Abstract

Since the 1960s, the massive expansion of international tourism has received great support at the highest international level. Global financial institutions devoted to the propagation of transnational capitalist interests have consistently advocated the development of tourism, particularly in the...

Author(s)
Bianchi, R.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management: Volume 5., 1994, pp 181-193
Abstract

Market fluctuation within the Sri Lankan tourist industry over the last decade, in particular that of the rapid reduction in tourist arrivals during the period of political instability between 1982 and 1989, and the impressive recovery of the tourist market since 1989, are examined. The progress of ...

Author(s)
O'Hare, G.; Barrett, H.
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 1994, 85, 1, pp 39-52
Abstract

The opening of South Korea's tourist industry has affected the nation's economy and societal structure. The government fosters tourism as a method of improving the country's economic health by bringing into balance outgoing and incoming tourism. Although Korea's tourist industry has grown, the...

Author(s)
Ahn, J. Y.; Ahmed, Z. U.
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1994, 35, 2, pp 84-89
Abstract

Vietnam has emerged from political isolation and its economy is now open to foreign investment. There exists great potential for the growth of tourism in the country. Numerous hotel projects are already under way and many more are planned. However, problems with financing, bureaucracy, government...

Author(s)
Hobson, J. S. P.; Heung, V. C. S.; Chon, K. S.
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1994, 35, 5, pp 42-49

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