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Abstract

This paper describes the popularity of many islands in the world as tourist destinations. It is indicated that in the 20th century, as mass international tourism developed, the feature film, the guidebook and the tourist brochure helped establish many islands as popular holiday destinations.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 9-14
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Less developed countries and tourism: the overall pattern.

The processes by which many Less Developed Countries (LDCs) have been brought into the tourist system are described. It is argued that the degree to which individual destinations have been brought into the system depends on the existing economic situation there. The poorest LDCs are still not part...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter