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Tourism as a tool for development was first mooted in the 1970s. Recently, focus has been on the role of ecotourism, pro-poor tourism and community-based tourism (CBT). This has been so in Lao People's Democratic Republic, where international tourism is a vital source of foreign exchange and...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Schipani, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Pro-poor tourism: who benefits? Perspectives on tourism and poverty reduction., 2007, pp 84-120
Abstract

An overview is presented of rural tourism in South and Central America. Rural tourism is covered from the point of view of regional development involving two sectors: farming and tourism. Sections consider: farming in the Americas (agricultural subsidy policies, agricultural situations); the ...

Author(s)
Wyss, F.
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 17-115
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A stakeholder approach for sustainable community-based rural tourism development in Thailand.

This chapter explores the approach of tourist destination governance with a focus on community-based tourism in Thailand. Through five case studies, the chapter explores a number of factors in the failure and success of community-based tourism development, and the importance of an integrated...

Author(s)
Choibamroong, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the sustainable management of tourism resources and highlights various sustainability tools. The concepts of sustainable tourism, ecotourism, community-based tourism, pro-poor tourism, and alternative tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Gibson, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Strategic management in tourism, 2018, Ed.3, pp 315-331
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Emerging concepts and case studies of eco-cultural tourism.

This chapter uses case study work in a range of rural locations within Europe, Africa and South-East Asia to further the concept of eco-cultural tourism. The core study regions include areas in the Scottish Highlands, in Cornwall, Yorkshire, the Peak District and Norfolk in England, in the Libyan...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Maltese Islands are a mass tourist destination traditionally renowned for their mild Mediterranean climate and the sea. Recent tourism policy has tried to redress this situation by utilizing the extensive historical and cultural heritage of the islands as a market diversification tool and to...

Author(s)
Theuma, N.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 292-306
Abstract

Twenty years has passed since the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) concept was first proposed in Canada. It was proposed to address real and perceived problems of credibility and comprehensiveness in tourism statistics. Since then, the World Tourism Organization (WTO) has successfully promoted and...

Author(s)
Meis, S.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) - implementation project. Enzo Paci papers on measuring the economic significance of tourism (Volume 5), 2006, pp 181-201
Abstract

An overview of the current status of domestic tourism in South Africa is presented. Individual sections examine: the provincial distribution of domestic tourists; domestic tourists motivations; expenditure patterns; the total economic contribution of tourism in South Africa; the economic...

Author(s)
Koch, E.; Massyn, P. J.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 142-171
Abstract

This paper is structured as follows. Following a discussion of the evolution of the tourism industry in Thailand, part 2 focuses on domestic tourism, exploring domestic tourists' preferences and motivations and the economic importance of this market sector. Part 3 focuses on the supply side of ...

Author(s)
Kaosa-ard, M.; Bezic, D.; White, S.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 109-141
Abstract

Forecasts of high tourism growth in developing nations, where widespread poverty exists, has led to considerable interest in tourism as a tool for poverty alleviation. Powerful bureaucratic and business alliances have been forged to expand this programme. International development agencies are also ...

Author(s)
Chok, S.; Macbeth, J.; Warren, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Pro-poor tourism: who benefits? Perspectives on tourism and poverty reduction., 2007, pp 34-55

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