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International tourism to developing countries is a controversial topic. Usually, in the past, only the economic effects of tourism were considered. While the economic impact of tourism cannot always be translated into direct numbers, it can be easily defined. It relates to foreign currency...

Author(s)
Houts, D. van
Publisher
International Travel Documentation Centre., Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Travel Journalist, 1990, No. 46, pp 55pp.
Abstract

In the course of its tremendous expansion over recent decades, international tourism has spread to an increasing number of Third World destinations. Countries or regions within countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and even parts of Europe have found themselves faced with the growing...

Author(s)
Cazes, G.
Publisher
Editions l'Harmattan, Paris, France
Citation
Tourisme et tiers-monde: un bilan controversé: les nouvelles colonies de vacances., 1992, Ed. 2, pp 208pp.
Abstract

The article examines the interaction between tourism development and ethical decision making, and looks at their consequent influence on the quality of life in developing countries. It describes the ethical problems within the tourist industry and examines the effects of international tourism on...

Author(s)
Ahmed, Z. U.; Krohn, F. B.; Heller, V. L.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1994, 5, 2, pp 36-44
Abstract

The evolution of tourism paradigms is reviewed with a focus on developing countries. It is shown that tourism has become of prime economic importance for many developing countries, particularly in small island states. However, as the cash income generated by tourism is mainly derived from visitors...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 410-425
Abstract

Biodiversity in Southern nations is a significant attraction for Northern tourism: reefs and rainforests, whales and wildflowers, big game and biological rarities. It is therefore in the interests of international tourism to help conserve international biodiversity. The role of tourism in...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2002, 27, 1, pp 43-51
Abstract

This article analyses the evolution in the views on development since the early 1950s up to the present-day, and it draws attention to the spectacular demand differentiation which has occurred in international tourism in the Third World since the early 1970s. Subsequently these changes in the views ...

Author(s)
Theuns, H. L.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2002, 27, 1, pp 69-81
Abstract

This chapter assesses some acquired ideas on the macroeconomic effects of global tourism. In contrast to current ideas, the chapter establishes that: (1) the alleged global tourist system is difficult to pin down, as an overwhelming number of countries scarcely have a significant travel and tourism ...

Author(s)
Aramberri, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism development: issues for a vulnerable industry, 2004, pp 127-152
Abstract

The expansion of international tourism in developing countries is generally considered to promote their economic development. In this paper, the impact of international tourism on economic development is modelled using an aggregate production function framework. It specifically investigates...

Author(s)
Skerritt, D.; Huybers, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 10, 1, pp 23-43
Abstract

Public policy makers in developing economies are often faced with the question of whether inbound tourism growth plays a catalytic role in the overall economic development. This article challenges the popular assumption, and the implicit assertion within much of the literature, that tourism is an...

Author(s)
Sahli, M.; Nowak, J. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2007, 45, 4, pp 426-434
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Understanding western tourists in developing countries.

This book provides an analysis of Western tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes, enabling suppliers to be aware of and help meet their demands while maximizing economic benefits, minimizing undesired social and cultural impacts, and developing sustainable products and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book

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