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Cover for Public policies and tourist saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

This chapter deals with the touristification and tourism saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The data presented here were collected during the preparation period of the city for mega-events and, in particular, during the World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games. The chapter begins with ...

Author(s)
Cunha, N. V. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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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Cover for The travel and tourism competitiveness index as a tool for economic development and poverty reduction.

This chapter first sets out to understand the role that less developed countries (LDCs) play in tourism at the present time and the potential for tourism to be a catalyst for growth. Secondly, it discusses the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) and the method of its construction. The...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Dwyer, W.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935887)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Employment indicators in the tourism industry should help clarify both the economic and social dimensions of the said industry. Current studies of the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) in Brazil propose the construction of a set of indicators, based on administrative registries and...

Author(s)
Árias, A. R.; Zamboni, R. A.
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 45-86
Abstract

The objective of this work is to try and gain a better understanding about the motives that lead a tourist to visit Brazil, and also to gauge the final perception of the tourist about their visit. The question "why do people travel to Brazil" is complex, involving cultural and psychological aspects ...

Author(s)
Porto, A. F.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 423-434
Abstract

Ecotourism is a kind of tourism that is growing worldwide; mainly in countries like Brazil whose territory still presents a significant parcel covered by tropical forests and associated ecosystems. However, its planning and execution are not yet done on a sustained basis concerning environmental...

Author(s)
Costa, N. M. C. da; Costa, V. C. da
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 295-306
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Cover for Cruise ships and protected areas in the marine biome: an analysis of tourism in the Brazilian context.

This chapter examines the relationship between the activities of cruise ships and the tourist destinations located in environmentally protected areas in Brazil. Based on a bibliographical and documental study, this chapter analyses the current scenario and the challenges with respect to two main...

Author(s)
Botelho, E. S.; Fraga, C.; Vilani, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Ecotourism is a kind of tourism that is growing worldwide; mainly in countries like Brazil whose territory still presents a significant parcel covered by tropical forests and associated ecosystems. However, its planning and execution are not yet done on a sustained basis concerning environmental...

Author(s)
Costa, N. M. C. da; Costa, V. C. da
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Tourism and natural protected areas, 2013, pp 37-48
Abstract

This paper assesses the social and economic importance of national and regional tourism as well as the environmental and sociocultural impacts of tourism-related activities in Brazil. The paper focuses on the regional and domestic tourism for tourism investment in the northeast region of Brazil:...

Author(s)
Diegues, A. C.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 55-85
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Cover for Community empowered tourism development: a case study.

This chapter explores the area of destination governance that focuses on community involvement and empowerment as a key to success in regional communities. This chapter endeavours to explore the global-traditional nexus which regional communities continue to face. They acknowledge what is referred...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Albieri, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter

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