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One of the major implications of climate change for tourism destinations is the potential impact that mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the rapidly growing aviation sector could have on travel costs and tourist mobility. Such impact is particularly salient for...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Peeters, P.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Third World Quarterly, 2008, 29, 5, pp 873-901
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Cover for Latvia tourism: decisive factors and tourism development.

This chapter examines tourism product development in Latvia and the factors influencing tourism development in the country. These factors include: global tourism tendencies favourable to tourism development in Latvia; political and geographical position; natural and cultural heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Druva-Druvaskalne, I.; A¯bols, I.; Šļara, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Embedding rural tourism development?

This paper aims to: critically evaluate the notion, role and use of local 'community'; assess the concept of community-based tourism development within a rural context; examine the role of partnerships, collaboration and networks in embedding small and medium enterprise-based tourism and...

Author(s)
Roberts, L.; Hall, D.; Grimes, S.; Bessière, J.; Simpson, F.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995403)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue discusses the role of pro-poor tourism (PPT) in development, issues of control over the industry, the effects of climate change and tourism's relations to structural inequalities of power. The issue consists of 11 articles five of which are case studies. The first article...

Author(s)
Brown, F.; Hall, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Third World Quarterly, 2008, 29, 5, pp 839-1032
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This chapter evaluates the nature and role of pro-poor tourism in enhancing the welfare of residents and tourism workers in destination areas. The recent emergence of poverty-reduction development strategies are examined together with the growing role of tourism within them. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Medical tourism is a relatively recent global economic and political phenomenon which has assumed increasing importance for developing countries, particularly in Asia. It has been slower to develop within the context of the tourism industry in English-speaking Caribbean countries but there is...

Author(s)
Chambers, D.; McIntosh, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Third World Quarterly, 2008, 29, 5, pp 919-937
Abstract

Tourism's role as a development tool has increased over the past three decades. Its contribution to poverty alleviation was first noted in the 1970s, but this focus was increasingly blurred in theoretical debates over 'development' in the 1980s and 1990s. It resurfaced at the end of the 1990s with...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Third World Quarterly, 2008, 29, 5, pp 851-868
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Cover for Turkey: EU membership implications for sustainable tourism development.

This chapter first discusses the importance of tourism to the Turkish economy and describes the country's principal tourism resources and attractions by region. It then provides a brief account of the likely impacts both of EU enlargement and of Turkey's EU accession on Turkey's tourist industry....

Author(s)
Tosun, C.; Fletcher, J.; Fyall, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter provides a generic overview of 'policy' within the context of rural tourism development and business sustainability, and examines the currently dynamic and somewhat fragmented nature of rural tourism policy and strategy frameworks in different parts of Europe. Two fundamental...

Author(s)
Nylander, M.; Hall, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Rural tourism and sustainable business, 2005, pp 17-40
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Cover for The nature of supply or the supply of nature?

This chapter illustrates a range of rural tourism and recreation products, services and experiences that reinforce the countryside's role as a site of consumption rather than of production, and further develop the process of rural commodification. Two key themes are particularly prominent in this...

Author(s)
Roberts, L.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851995403)
Type
Book chapter

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