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Cover for Mass tourism and China.

This chapter describes mass tourism as it relates to China. As the first section of this chapter indicates, it is not solely the numbers of domestic, outbound and inbound tourists that are large, but also the rate of growth. The chapter then provides a brief background to that growth, noting in...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion: mass tourism in the future.

This chapter (i) identifies some potential future trends in mass tourism; (ii) highlights cities as the destinations on the 'front line' of mass tourism growth; and (iii) explores an alternative, 'conscious' approach to mass tourism development.

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Harrison, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism and development from a community perspective, focusing primarily on: the empowerment of community members and other stakeholders in decision making; the benefits of tourism; and the obstacles to community tourism development. It concludes that community-based tourism...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 149-164
Abstract

To date, limited attention has been paid to the contribution of tourism to the well-being of island residents in general and to whether such well-being varies according to the nature of tourism development in particular. Specifically, island tourism is frequently manifested in resort-based enclave...

Author(s)
Naidoo, P.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 16-25
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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mass tourism does not need defending.

This chapter focuses on the general features of mass tourism, arguing that while tourism's global growth has been uneven, it has benefited countries and regions with a comparative advantage in tourism resources. It is argued that mass tourism does not need defending; just understanding how it works ...

Author(s)
Aramberri, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The political economy of mass tourism and its contradictions.

Drawing on historical materialism in the Marxian tradition, this chapter focuses on key facets of the political economy of mass tourism (PEMT) and the industrial configurations and political-economic relations that drive the logic of accumulation and development, which impel its expansion in...

Author(s)
Bianchi, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A theoretical approach to mass tourism in Italy.

This chapter focuses on mass tourism in Italy. First, it considers the leisure policies during Fascism, a period which was fundamental to the introduction of mass tourism in Italy. Secondly, it examines the boom from the 1950s to the 1970s, showing how mass tourism became the dominant model, and...

Author(s)
Savelli, A.; Manella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This concluding chapter highlights the various concepts, themes, and issues raised regarding the role of tourism in development. It concludes by considering four concepts: the nature of development; the nature of the tourism industry; the nature of tourists; and the nature of the destination.

Author(s)
Telfer, D. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 338-348
Abstract

This chapter explores the extent to which sustainable tourism is an overly prescriptive and restrictive approach to tourism development, in effect acting as a barrier to development. In so doing, it does not seek to write off sustainable tourism (or the broader concept of sustainable development)...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 319-337

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