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This report discusses hotel trends, arrivals, performance, supply and chain penetration in the South American hotel sector, particularly in Argentina and Brazil. Business travel is disproportionately important for South America's travel and hospitality sector since leisure tourism is relatively...

Author(s)
Marvel, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.17, pp 1-52
Abstract

Purpose - The main purpose of this study is to present an analysis of the dynamics of the tourism market in South America and, more specifically, in Brazil, by measuring and analyzing the growth in tourists' arrivals to the region between 1998 and 2002. Design/methodology/approach - This study uses ...

Author(s)
Sobral, F.; Peci, A.; Souza, G.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2007, 19, 6, pp 507-512
Abstract

Characteristics are outlined of rural tourism in South America (Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador), Central America (Costa Rica and Nicaragua) and North America (Mexico). The concept of rural tourism, history of tourism development, and development of...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Rural tourism in the Americas and its contribution to job creation and heritage conservation, Asuncion, Paraguay, 12-13 May 2003, 2003, pp 117-204
Abstract

An overview is presented of recent outbound travel from Central and South America in relation to significant determining factors such as population profile, unemployment rates, and exchange rates. The role of tourism in creating direct and indirect employment in the region is also considered. A...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2005, No.14, pp 1-45
Abstract

Although, theoretically, Brazil has enormous tourism potential, this has so far been unfulfilled and tourism plays a minor role in the country's economy. Arrivals in 1990 were fewer than in 1980, 1.1 million compared with 1.6 million a decade earlier. Over half of all visitors come from South...

Author(s)
Rizzotto, R. A.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 52-67
Abstract

Geological tourism (geotourism) is a global activity that represents an important research direction. The latter is very "young", but has spread rapidly since the 2000s. The geographical pattern of geotourism research can be examined through a bibliographical survey. A total of 165 journal articles ...

Author(s)
Ruban, D. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2015, 15, pp 1-15
Abstract

While the popularity of destination image research has increased exponentially in the literature, there has been relatively little published about perceptions held by international consumers of destinations in South America. The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of a research project...

Author(s)
Pike, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 2, pp 164-170
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Cover for Tourism, culture and regeneration.

This book examines the destinations and sites that are being created for tourists, as well as for local people within an urban regeneration context, with a particular focus on tourism's relationship to urban regeneration and cultural development. It examines the impact of such developments on a...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book
Abstract

This article discusses a change in the positioning strategies by countries as tourism destinations from cognitive components to affective ones. The tourism literature recognizes destination personality as an affective evaluation. While previous literature has established that place personality...

Author(s)
Rojas-Méndez, J. I.; Hine, M. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 3, pp 233-247
Abstract

An overview of the tourism sector in South America as well as the general economic trends in the region is first presented. The paper then examines the visitor arrivals in Brazil, and the impact of tourism on employment in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. The hotel sectors in these three countries are ...

Author(s)
Knowles, T.; Egan, D.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.3, pp 4.1-4.19

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