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This article presents the results of a survey accomplished with responsible for tourist activity in wineries in Latin America. The theme of the research is the role of the federal and municipal governments actions to the promotion of wine tourism. The research was conducted in areas of culture,...

Author(s)
Pinto, C.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2017, No.27/28 Vol. 1, pp 1577-1586
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Purpose - The paper aims to estimate the impact of international tourism growth on economic growth in Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) from 2000 until 2014. These countries are illustrative ones for developing countries since they are emerging economies that have experienced an...

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Šimundić, B.; Kuliš, Z.; Šerić, N.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
23rd Biennial International Congress, Tourism & Hospitality Industry 2016 (THI2016), Trends and Challenges, Opatija, Croatia, 28-29 April 2016, 2016, pp 457-469
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Tourism demand is influenced by a number of elements, commonly divided into the pull and push factors. After the discussion on tourism demand determinants, a literature review of previous studies focusing on variables and indicators used as well as results obtained is provided. Drawing on...

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Pivčević, S.; Kuliš, Z.; Šerić, N.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
23rd Biennial International Congress, Tourism & Hospitality Industry 2016 (THI2016), Trends and Challenges, Opatija, Croatia, 28-29 April 2016, 2016, pp 319-333
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It was observed as a predominant feature in the SMEs of hospitality, case specific small hotels, inns, agrotourist development and other alternative establishments levels low in average annual occupation, standardization in the cycle of the product, low profitability, weak image and lack of...

Author(s)
Angulo, J. G.
Publisher
Asociación Gallega de investigadores para el Desarrollo Rural (AGAIDERU), Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Rural Development (SJRD), 2015, 6, Especial 1, pp 93-98
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The consensus about the benefits that tourism generates has made more and more communities want to join this dynamic in search of a better quality of life, stable job properly paid or generating social enterprises. Experiences worldwide rebel improvements, but generally does not cause these changes ...

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Chávez-Dagostino, R. M.; Maoldonado, O. A.; Ramos, K. J.; Espinoza, R.
Publisher
Asociación Gallega de investigadores para el Desarrollo Rural (AGAIDERU), Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Rural Development (SJRD), 2015, 6, Especial 1, pp 71-82
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The objective of this article is to describe segments of Portuguese holidaymakers traveling to Latin American destinations. A latent class logit model is used to identify segments of Portuguese tourists whose choices differ according to a mix of destination attributes, information gathered,...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Barros, C. P.; Kozak, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2009, 14, 3, pp 267-277
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The article describes common practices applied by hotels in America and Latin America continents to achieve sustainable tourism development. Through a review selected hotels in the two continents, the authors managed to identify a number of attributes of the green practices by the management of...

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Nabsiah Abdul Wahid; Ismail Abustan; Siti Nabiha Khalid; Azlan Amran
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of National Symposium on Tourism Research, Penang, Malaysia, 26 July 2008. Designing tourism research for practical applications, 2008, pp 79-90
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This paper (i) presents an overview of tourism in Latin America, (ii) considers the potential contribution of tourism to sustainable development in the region, and (iii) describes the role of the Inter-American Development Bank in supporting tourism development in the region.

Author(s)
Iglesias, E. V.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 9-12
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In order to have a rational approach to necessary preventive measures it is essential to know the health risks. The 80 million travellers each year with destinations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Pacific Islands and remote areas in Eastern Europe are exposed to a broad range of pathogens that are ...

Author(s)
Steffen, R.; Bernardis, C. de; Baños, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 2003, 21, 2, pp 89-95
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It has long been recognized in Latin America that tourism could play an important part in the region's economy by being developed into a strategic activity which creates employment, brings in investment and promotes general economic development. Few countries, however, have implemented the many...

Author(s)
Hernández del Rosal y Díaz, E. A.
Citation
Revista Intercontinental de Turismo, 1991, 2, 1, pp 89-93

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