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Cover for Planning for the 'right' tourists.

This chapter presents strategic and practical conclusions concerning the process of tourism planning in developing countries that want to maximize the desired benefits from tourism and minimize the undesired impacts. First, however, the chapter argues that the dominant concepts used in ...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
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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

In the course of its tremendous expansion over recent decades, international tourism has spread to an increasing number of Third World destinations. Countries or regions within countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and even parts of Europe have found themselves faced with the growing...

Author(s)
Cazes, G.
Publisher
Editions l'Harmattan, Paris, France
Citation
Tourisme et tiers-monde: un bilan controversé: les nouvelles colonies de vacances., 1992, Ed. 2, pp 208pp.
Abstract

The article examines the interaction between tourism development and ethical decision making, and looks at their consequent influence on the quality of life in developing countries. It describes the ethical problems within the tourist industry and examines the effects of international tourism on...

Author(s)
Ahmed, Z. U.; Krohn, F. B.; Heller, V. L.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1994, 5, 2, pp 36-44
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Cover for Understanding western tourists in developing countries.

This book provides an analysis of Western tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes, enabling suppliers to be aware of and help meet their demands while maximizing economic benefits, minimizing undesired social and cultural impacts, and developing sustainable products and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book
Abstract

This chapter presents a general equilibrium model that explicitly takes into consideration specific features of some developing countries (dualistic structure of the labour market, sectoral unemployment, inter-regional migrations, and competition between agriculture and tourism for labour and land) ...

Author(s)
Nowak, J. J.; Sahli, M.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 89-104
Abstract

The evolution of tourism paradigms is reviewed with a focus on developing countries. It is shown that tourism has become of prime economic importance for many developing countries, particularly in small island states. However, as the cash income generated by tourism is mainly derived from visitors...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 410-425
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between tourism expansion and economic growth in OIC countries by using a panel data method and GMM model over the period of 1995-2010. The results show that tourism significantly contributes to the economic growth of Islamic countries....

Author(s)
Salmani, B.; Panahi, H.; Razzaghi, S.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2014, 32, 6, pp 1098-1105

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