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Since the 1950s Mexico has developed its international tourism market on a mass tourism model. Tourism is of significant importance to the Mexican economy, accounting for 7.7% of GDP and 5.4% of jobs in 2004. Mexico benefits from a perception that it is a "safe" destination, a consideration that...

Author(s)
Hiernaux, D.
Publisher
Téoros, Universite de Que bec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2007, 26, 1, pp 15-20
AbstractFull Text

The growth and expansion of tourism worldwide has made the activity a relevant element in developing countries' economies with important cultural and natural features forming valuable tourist assets. The combination of these elements has led to the incorporation of tourism into the international...

Author(s)
Brito, G. M. W.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 2, pp 501-522
Abstract

This paper examines the empirical validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in the top ten tourist destinations in the world (China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States) using the quantile-on-quantile (QQ) approach and a new index of...

Author(s)
Shahzad, S. J. H.; Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 223-232
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Tourism is an important engine for economic growth and countries' development. Tourism activities have a great impact on Mexico and Uruguay, and in this paper, the authors measure tourism demand. They study the relationship between the number of USA tourists for Mexico and Argentinean tourists for...

Author(s)
Mordecki, G.; Leiva, A.; Desplas, N.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 73-86
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Agritourism can act as an engine for regional economic development. Since its implementation generates many positive externalities, it makes a powerful tool for development and cultural diffusion. Properly trained and organized farmers can find in this type of tourism new prospects to develop and...

Author(s)
Morales Zamorano, L. A.; Cabral Martell, A.; Aguilar Valdes, A.; Velzasco Aucly, L.; Holguin Moreno, O.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de Administracion Agropecuario, Laguna, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 2015, 19, 37, pp 185-196
Abstract

This multiphase and empirical study explores the best communication style for reaching different international tourism markets and provides an understanding of how purchase decisions could be better influenced in travel brochures. A pre-test experiment evaluated the perceived emotionality and...

Author(s)
Wehrli, R.; Priskin, J.; Demarmels, S.; Schaffner, D.; Schwarz, J.; Truniger, F.; Stettler, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 13, pp 1375-1394
Abstract

Cozumel is an island that has been developed as a tourist destination and during the last 15 years tourism activity has been oriented to cruise tourism, which is the main driver of the island economy. Most of the cruise lines with operations in the Caribbean have arrivals to the island, and...

Author(s)
Gonzalez Damian, A.; Macias Ramirez, A. R.; Sepulveda Alcazar, M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheús-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2017, 11, 2, pp 29-53
Abstract

Rural tourism it is presented in nonurban territories as a strategy to support the local development. The peripheral communities cohabiting these spaces are in a constant search to find out some ways to let them to improve their life conditions, and to conserve their heritage and cultural identity. ...

Author(s)
Espinoza Sánchez, R.; Salazar Guerra, M. del C.; Chávez Dagostino, R. M.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo Local, 2018, 11, 24, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Particularly in light of the 2000 United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), governments, multilateral aid agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs) and local communities are increasingly "harnessing" tourism for poverty alleviation in lesser development countries (LDCs). In the case...

Author(s)
Torres, R. M.; Skillicorn, P.; Nelson, V.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2011, 8, 3, pp 297-316
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Sustainable tourism can contribute to the preservation of natural resources and cultural heritage where it is carried out. However, it can also generate environmental, economic and social problems. This paper deals with the topic of wine tourism in Valle de Guadalupe (VDG), in Ensenada, Baja...

Author(s)
Reyes Orta, M.; Olague de la Cruz, J. T.; Verján Quiñones, R.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2018, 27, 2, pp 375-389

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