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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
Abstract

This chapter assesses some acquired ideas on the macroeconomic effects of global tourism. In contrast to current ideas, the chapter establishes that: (1) the alleged global tourist system is difficult to pin down, as an overwhelming number of countries scarcely have a significant travel and tourism ...

Author(s)
Aramberri, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism development: issues for a vulnerable industry, 2004, pp 127-152
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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
Abstract

This research note discusses the distribution of tourist expenditures by using data from a Dutch tour operator, covering 124 itineraries made from 1 October 2010 to 30 December 2011. It is revealed that around half of tourist expenses of tourists travelling with this Dutch tour operator do not...

Author(s)
Anyango, N. M.; Duim, R. van der; Peters, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2013, 43, pp 639-642
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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

The expansion of international tourism in developing countries is generally considered to promote their economic development. In this paper, the impact of international tourism on economic development is modelled using an aggregate production function framework. It specifically investigates...

Author(s)
Skerritt, D.; Huybers, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 10, 1, pp 23-43
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

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