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Abstract

Conditions for tourism development in developing countries and its impacts are discussed and the role of government is highlighted. Chapters cover: tourism as a form of leisure; as an activity in the sphere of production and as a developmental factor; an analysis of the determinants, both material...

Author(s)
Theuns, H. L.
Publisher
Tilburg University Press, Tilburg, Netherlands
Citation
Toerisme in ontwikkelingslanden. Voorwaarden voor en effecten van toeristische ontwikkeling in landen met een laag inokmen. Een onderzoeks-en beleidsgerichte analyse op meso-niveau., 1989, pp 240pp.
Abstract

A rough estimate suggests that at present about 200 000 Dutch tourists are travelling to developing countries annually. Tourists increasingly like information on their destinations and the developing countries like tourists to have some knowledge of their country. The Dutch Tourism and Third World...

Author(s)
Man, F. de
Publisher
Stichting Toerisme & Derde Wereld, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Citation
Informatie en voorlichting aan toeristen naar de Derde Wereld., 1987, pp 35-48
Abstract

Ways in which the GFR is trying to prepare tourists for visits to developing countries are outlined. These include 'sympathy magazines' which try to inform about the reality of life in a Third World country. These are distributed free by travel agents and tour operators to people who have booked ...

Author(s)
Vielhaber, A.
Publisher
Stichting Toerisme & Derde Wereld, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Citation
Informatie en voorlichting aan toeristen naar de Derde Wereld., 1987, pp 25-30
Abstract

A brief review of tourism theory is followed by a critique of the factors involved in Third World tourism, including economic, social and cultural effects, and it is viewed as questionable whether tourism promotes international understanding and friendship. Tourism critics in Europe have had some...

Author(s)
Pfäfflin, G.
Publisher
Stichting Toerisme & Derde Wereld, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Citation
Informatie en voorlichting aan toeristen naar de Derde Wereld., 1987, pp 11-23
Abstract

Papers presented at the symposium on 2 December, 1986, highlighted the need for concern over the role tourism plays in developing countries, and the role that Western originating countries can take in mitigating the problem. The declaration made by TEN (Third World/Tourism European/Ecumenical...

Publisher
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Citation
Informatie en voorlichting aan toeristen naar de Derde Wereld., 1987, pp 65pp.
Abstract

Tourism to the developing world brings with it many of the attributes of western prosperous society. This has not happened in a rush and it has not happened everywhere with the same intensity, but is the result of a gradual process. The process, results and the underlying factors of this phenomenon ...

Author(s)
Theuns, H. L.
Citation
Economisch-Statistiche Berichten, 1985, 70, 3516, pp 752-759
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

This is the second part of a research project on tourism in developing countries. As well as an introductory article called, "Tourism as a multi-disciplinary field of study: a systems sketch", the publication has a so-called 'primary bibliography', i.e. the included titles have actually been seen...

Author(s)
Theuns, H. L.; Passier-Grootjans, A. M. L.
Publisher
Katholieke Hogeschool, Tilburg, Netherlands
Citation
Toeristische ontwikkeling, voorwaarden en systematiek: een selectief literatuuroverzicht., 1983, pp 88pp.
Abstract

Author(s)
Banziger, A.; Vreede, M. de; Ferguson, M.; Doorn, J. van
Publisher
Educatieve Dienst, Afdeling Museum, Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Verre vakanties: aspecten van toerisme naar ontwikkelingslanden., 1982, pp 30pp.
Abstract

This paper outlines the development of the mass market tourist industry in developing countries. The necessary conditions for the attraction of tourists and the attitudes of younger people in particular are discussed. It is stated that tourism goes hand in hand with industrial development.

Author(s)
Enzenberger, H. M.
Citation
Achtergrond, 1977, 3, 32, pp 16-19