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This book provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide tourism destinations, examining the basic principles undelying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. Case studies from around the world are used to...

Author(s)
Boniface, B. G.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Worldwide destinations: the geography of travel and tourism, 2001, Ed.3, pp 389 pp.
Abstract

Travel and tourism are among the most important economic contributors to most, if not all, countries. According to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), the number of international arrivals showed remarkable growth, from 25 million international arrivals in 1950 to 699 million in 2000. This...

Author(s)
Yeung, M.; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 10, 2, pp 137-150
Abstract

Background There is increasing recognition of the contribution of community-acquired cases to the global burden of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). The epidemiology of CDI among international travellers is poorly understood, and factors associated with international travel, such as antibiotic ...

Author(s)
Stevens, A. M.; Esposito, D. H.; Stoney, R. J.; Hamer, D. H.; Flores-Figueroa, J.; Bottieau, E.; Connor, B. A.; Gkrania-Klotsas, E.; Goorhuis, A.; Hynes, N. A.; Libman, M.; Lopez-Velez, R.; McCarthy, A. E.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Schwartz, E.; Genderen, P. J. J. van; Benson, L. S.; Leung, D. T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 3, pp taw099
Abstract

Background. Approximately 40% of US travelers to less developed countries experience diarrheal illness. Using data from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), we describe travel-associated enteric infections during 2004-2009, characterizing the patients, pathogens, and ...

Author(s)
Kendall, M. E.; Crim, S.; Fullerton, K.; Han, P. V.; Cronquist, A. B.; Shiferaw, B.; Ingram, L. A.; Rounds, J.; Mintz, E. D.; Mahon, B. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2012, 54, Suppl. 5, pp S480-S487
Abstract

Current analyses are presented of contemporary tourism issues in the USA, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific area. Twenty eight case studies provide a comprehensive, issues-oriented understanding of tourism in the late 1980s and early 1990s, as well as an understanding of likely...

Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, New York, USA
Citation
Practicing responsible tourism: international case studies in tourism planning, policy and development., 1996, pp xiii + 590 pp.
Abstract

This report summarizes information on the 96 travel-associated dengue cases in the USA, in 2005. Of these cases, 53 were females. The median age of the 83 patients for whom age was reported was 43 years. The travel destinations of 73 patients were identified. 32 (44%) reported travel to Mexico...

Author(s)
Ayala, A.; Rivera, A.; Johansson, M.; Muñoz, J.; Ramos, M.; Mohammed, H.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2006, 55, 25, pp 700-702

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