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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

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
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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 paper examines tourism in South America. It begins by describing tourism with emphasis on specific issues that influence and shape the tourism industry in the region. Among these issues are: constant political changes; economic instability; increasing social problems; safety problems; and...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2001, 1, 3/4, pp 1-21
Abstract

Tourism in South America has been largely overlooked compared to other tourism developing regions such as Asia and Africa. Decades of political and economic uncertainty have directly influenced tourism development in the region and explain tourism's current state. Despite its dimension, diversity...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2000, 12, 7, pp 424-430
Abstract

This book identifies and explores the major issues that influence and shape tourism in South America. Individual contributors examine: Latin American tourism from an Australian travel industry perspective; management of conservation in spaces of recreational use; the impact of tourism on the...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Tourism in South America, 2001, pp 177 pp.
Abstract

The next ten years are going to see global expansion of the theme park industry in the economically developing countries, especially in China and South America. China is on the verge of a recreation development explosion. There are over 15 projects currently being discussed for development in...

Author(s)
Speigel, D.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1994, 14, 5, pp 51-54
Abstract

The latest waterpark developments in South America are described. The market leader, in terms of the number of new investments, is Brazil, while Costa Rica, the Caribbean and Mexico are also booming. Some of the major investors in these developments, such as NBGS International and Whitewater West...

Author(s)
Turner, A.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1997, 17, 8, pp 28-29 (AMI)

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