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This special issue examines tourism in Least Developed Countries. The issue consists of 15 articles. The first article discusses the huge economic impact of tourism in Least Developed Countries. The second article examines the 2011 World Export Development Forum's discussion on four projects that...

Publisher
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Trade Forum, 2011, No.2, pp 6-36
Abstract

This chapter presents projections of tourism growth as well as its drivers. Other topics tackled include economic equality, inter-industry effects of tourism growth, challenges to tourism growth in lesser-developed countries, tourism's economic contribution, domestic tourism , industry...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Strategic management in tourism, 2018, Ed.3, pp 30-44
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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

This paper reviews previous studies relating to tourism development and economic growth. The researchers argue that tourism development not only stimulates the growth of the industry, but also triggers overall economic growth. As a result, most developing countries use promotion of the tourism...

Author(s)
Chancharat, S.
Publisher
Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute (KURDI), Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Kasetsart Journal, Social Sciences, 2011, 32, 2, pp 340-351
Abstract

This study empirically examines the dynamic relationships among tourism, economic growth, and CO2 emissions and compares the effects of tourism on economic growth and CO2 emissions between developed and developing economies. By employing robust panel econometric techniques, the results show that...

Author(s)
Paramati, S. R.; Alam, M. S.; Chen ChingFu
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2017, 56, 6, pp 712-724
AbstractFull Text

Tourism is an important economic activity in most countries around the world. Tourism industry is recognized as a sector which support and sustain economic growth. For many developing countries, and not only, tourism is one of the main sources of foreign exchange income and the number one export...

Author(s)
Smedescu, D.; Fîntîneru, G.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2013, 13, 2, pp 393-396
Abstract

Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

Like many developing countries, Turkey has also given priority to the development of the tourism industry as a part of its economic growth strategy. This study investigates whether tourism has really contributed to economic growth in Turkey. Secondary data for the period 1963-2002 are used in the...

Author(s)
Gunduz, L.; Hatemi-J, A.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Applied Economics Letters, 2005, 12, 8, pp 499-504
Abstract

The growth of tourism as an income generating industry has been universally acknowledged and it appears that the tourism sector is making substantial contributions to the economic development of countries that have developed their tourism potentials. Many empirical studies have demonstrated the...

Author(s)
Ajala, O. A.; Aliu, I. R.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2013, 9, 1, pp 105-114
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Purpose - The paper aims to estimate the impact of international tourism growth on economic growth in Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) from 2000 until 2014. These countries are illustrative ones for developing countries since they are emerging economies that have experienced an...

Author(s)
Šimundić, B.; Kuliš, Z.; Šerić, N.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
23rd Biennial International Congress, Tourism & Hospitality Industry 2016 (THI2016), Trends and Challenges, Opatija, Croatia, 28-29 April 2016, 2016, pp 457-469

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