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This book examines the factors which influence the dynamics of community tourism through case studies on 11 Asian countries. The book consists of 13 major chapters that are presented in three sections. The first section is on implementation of community-based tourism. Under this section, Chapter 2...

Author(s)
Bao, J.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism and community development: Asian practices, 2008, pp 267 pp.
Abstract

Although research on tourism, poverty alleviation and women empowerment are being carried out extensively, integrative studies linking all three aspects are scant. This paper is an attempt to bridge the existing gap in the literature by connecting the concepts of tourism-driven poverty alleviation...

Author(s)
Priyakrushna Mohanty; Anu Chandran
Publisher
Christ University, Bangalore, India
Citation
ATNA - Journal of Tourism Studies, 2018, 13, 1, pp 59-74
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This paper examines the causal relationships among international tourists, tourism price, international tourist's income and substitution tourism price. We employ panel data approach by using data from the five Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries (i.e. Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and ...

Author(s)
Nonthapot, S.; Lean HooiHooi
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 833-843
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Cover for Governance approaches in new tourist destination countries: introducing tourism law in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

This chapter focuses on what may be termed 'new tourist destination countries': Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, part of the Greater Mekong Subregion, and discusses the numerous challenges these countries face in their governance as emerging tourist destinations. This chapter explains that these...

Author(s)
Semone, P.; Laws, E.; Ruhanen, L.; Wang Zhuo; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The objective of this paper is to determine the mediation between tourism contribution and economic growth in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) (i.e. Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam). The sample period is semi-annual data from 1995 to 2013 and is also estimated by bootstrap panel...

Author(s)
Nonthapot, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 2, pp 157-171
Abstract

The current situation in Thailand's tourism and hotel industry is described. Recent government policy initiatives in this sector of the economy, such as the development of nature tourism, and cultural tourism which centres around commemorative events, are identified. Recent cooperative ventures...

Author(s)
Ariya Pongpianpairod
Citation
Bangkok Bank Monthly Review, 1997, 38, 1, pp 28-33
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Cover for South-east Asia: forest and mountain ecotourism, hilltribes and island nations.

This chapter reviews indigenous ecotourism ventures located on tribal lands and protected areas of South East Asia. Indigenous ecotourism projects in the mainland Mekong countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and southwest China (Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces) are reviewed. Other indigenous ...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book chapter
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This proceedings focuses on the edible wild plants and their contribution to livelihoods and diet of ethnic communities in northeastern Cambodia, facilitating farmer-led innovation and extension in agroecology in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta (Myanmar) and improving lives and livelihoods through...

Publisher
ECHO Asia Regional Impact Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Citation
Conference Proceedings - Improving Lives, The 6th Biennial ECHO Asia Agriculture and Community Development Conference, 3 - 6 October 2017, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2017, pp 40 pp.
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Author(s)
Schmidt-Burbach, J.
Publisher
World Animal Protection, London, UK
Citation
Taken for a ride. The conditions for elephants used in tourism in Asia, 2017, pp 54 pp.
Abstract

Background: The presence of ongoing local malaria transmission, identified though local surveillance and reported to regional WHO offices, by S-E Asian countries, forms the basis of national or international chemoprophylaxis recommendations in western countries. The study was designed to examine...

Author(s)
Behrens, R. H.; Carroll, B.; Hellgren, U.; Visser, L. G.; Siikamaki, H.; Vestergaard, L. S.; Calleri, G.; Janisch, T.; Myrvang, B.; Gascon, J.; Hatz, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2010, 9, 266, pp (4 October 2010)

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