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This paper is concerned with destination development processes and underlying dynamics. It presents a comparative case study of Oman and Qatar, Persian (sometimes called Arabian) Gulf States in the Middle East, which are actively pursuing growth. The tourist attractions of the two countries,...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2015, 12, 3, pp 350-361
Abstract

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
Abstract

Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance...

Author(s)
Cornelissen, S.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The global tourism system: governance, development and lessons from South Africa, 2005, pp xi + 194 pp.
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This study investigates how the decrease in tourism demand in 2009 resulting from the global economic crisis impacted on employment, income opportunities and the livelihood of poor and vulnerable groups as well as on the capacity of households to cope with such shocks. The study combines a...

Author(s)
Steiner, C.; Richter, T.; Dörry, S.; Neisen, V.; Stephenson, M. L.; Lemma, A. F.; Mitchell, J. G. B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Economic crisis, international tourism decline and its impact on the poor, 2012, pp 286 pp.
Abstract

With the construction of Hainan's international tourism island, the rapid development of tourism and coordinated development of urban and rural areas have become an issue in Hainan Province, and the entire province has had to switch into tourism planning mode. The town of Shishan, like elsewhere in ...

Author(s)
Xiao XiaoMing; Chen Yun; Hao Pin
Publisher
Shanghai Land and Resources, Shanghai, China
Citation
Shanghai Land and Resources, 2017, 38, 1, pp 59-64
Abstract

Regional tourism represents a sub-category of international tourism and refers to 'intra-regional' flows of tourists. Although in many parts of the developing world regional tourism has been shown to be a major growth market, policy-makers have tended to neglect this form of 'budget tourism'. In...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
GeoJournal, 2004, 60, 3, pp 229-237
Abstract

Despite the fact that during the past four decades the tourism industry has emerged as one of the leading industries worldwide, in the Arab region, particularly in the GCC oil-exporting countries, it was largely neglected until the early 1990s (with the exception of Dubai). During the past decade,...

Author(s)
Winckler, O.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2007, 55, 2, pp 221-234

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