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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
AbstractFull Text

The development of tourism has become one of the central issues taken up by many countries - in light of the potential benefits it has for the economy. Moreover, the causal link between tourism and economic growth has long been a subject of interest in many studies, with no unanimous agreement on...

Author(s)
Gwenhure, Y.; Odhiambo, N. M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2017, 65, 1, pp 33-44
Abstract

This paper proposes a model for the demand for tourism in the context of a developing country. The parameters of the model are a tourist sector characterised by monopolistic competition, where human capital is the main factor of production and hotels have market power. Additionally land use is...

Author(s)
Stauvermann, P. J.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 61, pp 426-433
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
Abstract

This paper proposes a model which integrates tourism in a continuum of poverty alleviation strategies within the antipodes of neo-liberalism and protectionism. It is argued that despite growing evidence in favour of regulative and (re)distributive approaches that in practice come closer to...

Author(s)
Schilcher, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Pro-poor tourism: who benefits? Perspectives on tourism and poverty reduction., 2007, pp 56-83
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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

The study investigates the relationship between economic growth, carbon dioxide emissions, tourism development, energy demand, domestic investment and health expenditures with an aim to test the validity of the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis in the panel of three diversified World's...

Author(s)
Khalid Zaman; Muhammad Shahbaz; Nanthakumar Loganathan; Raza, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 54, pp 275-283
Abstract

In this article, we examine how the economic policy uncertainties and geopolitical risks influence the tourist arrivals in a developing country i.e. India. By resorting to the wavelet analysis, we find that the influence of geopolitical risks is stronger than that of economic policy uncertainties....

Author(s)
Tiwari, A. K.; Debojyoti Das; Dutta, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 75, pp 323-327
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

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