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Cover for The travel and tourism competitiveness index as a tool for economic development and poverty reduction.

This chapter first sets out to understand the role that less developed countries (LDCs) play in tourism at the present time and the potential for tourism to be a catalyst for growth. Secondly, it discusses the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) and the method of its construction. The...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Dwyer, W.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935887)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism development and environmental protection are intertwined processes. Protected areas have been established to both promote nature-based tourism as well as control the environmental impacts of tourism development. Therefore, tourism has been a force to motivate the creation of protected areas ...

Author(s)
Oliveira, J. A. P. de
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2005, 13, 1, pp 24-49
Abstract

In recent decades, a significant number of developing countries have implemented fiscal incentives programs for the tourism industry as part of their regional development policies. The main objective of these programs is to increase local investment and employment, as tourism activities are labor...

Author(s)
Garsous, G.; Corderi, D.; Velasco, M.; Colombo, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2017, 96, pp 87-101
Abstract

Have slums suddenly become cool? Tourists across the globe seem to think so, as they increasingly hunt down favelas, ghettos, and barrios for memorable vacation experiences. A moral outrage to some critics, the rise of slum tourism nevertheless is a fascinating phenomenon that demands more...

Author(s)
Frenzel, F.
Publisher
Zed Books, London, UK
Citation
Slumming it, 2016, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

In recent times, film tourism has become one of the fastest-growing niche tourism segments in the world. Many films and audiovisual works analyse various representations of social life including the poverty and degradation of the poorest urban areas of the developing world. Films are seen as being...

Author(s)
Privitera, D.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2015, 6, 4 Special Issue, pp 269-281
Abstract

This special issue aims to advance theories, seek solutions for contemporary issues encountered in the sport industry of developing economies, and ultimately advance sport business in developing countries. It sought contributions that critically examine, debate, and shed light on broad perspectives ...

Author(s)
Zhang, J.; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 2018, 19, 2, pp 110-254
Abstract

This special issue includes 16 papers focusing on health and economic impacts of environmental issues in developing countries. The topics discussed are: impacts of protected areas and payments for ecosystem services (PES) on forest conservation, poverty reduction, and population change at the...

Author(s)
Jack, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2017, 86, pp 1-310
Abstract

This paper proposes a framework for understanding key aspects of service innovation in developing economies, based on four dimensions: first, the integration of services in national innovation systems; second, competences and preferences; third, networking and cooperation; and, fourth, outcomes in...

Author(s)
Rubalcaba, L.; Aboal, D.; Garda, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52, 5, pp 607-626
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

Sport mega-events were very important for Brazil in 2007. The 15th Pan American Games took place in Rio de Janeiro. It was the largest international tournament held in Brazil since the 1950 World Cup and the 1963 Pan American Games. The latter were held in São Paulo. In 2007, 5000 athletes and...

Author(s)
Curi, M.; Knijnik, J.; Mascarenhas, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2011, 46, 2, pp 140-156

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