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Focusing mainly on international tourism, the chapter outlines some of the characteristics and peculiarities of tourism data, considers the preliminary estimates for tourism worldwide in 1989, and identifies associated trends. International tourism, has since World War 11, grown at a remarkable...

Author(s)
Latham, J.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, Lymington, Hants, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management. Volume 3., 1991, pp 130-139
Abstract

Until the mid 20th century international tourism was virtually non-existent in Brazil. It was not until 1966 that the Brazilian Government defined a tourism policy and created the National Tourism Council and EMBRATUR (Brazilian Tourism Agency).The chapter evaluates the economic and social effects...

Author(s)
Rabahy, W. A.; Ruschmann, W. A.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, Lymington, Hants, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management. Volume 3., 1991, pp 140-153
Abstract

Since the 1960s, the massive expansion of international tourism has received great support at the highest international level. Global financial institutions devoted to the propagation of transnational capitalist interests have consistently advocated the development of tourism, particularly in the...

Author(s)
Bianchi, R.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management: Volume 5., 1994, pp 181-193
Abstract

Over the last 40 years there has been a tremendous growth in international tourism, during which time, the average annual increase in international arrivals has been about 7%, and tourism is now considered to be one of the top three industries worldwide. The overall performance of tourism has been...

Author(s)
Latham, J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management: Volume 5., 1994, pp 327-333
Abstract

This chapter provides short- and long-term forecasts of international tourism up to and beyond the year 2000. A global view is taken, broken down into regional analyses; consideration is given to some states, particularly the major origin and destination countries. Three main sources: Economist...

Author(s)
Latham, J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management. Volume 6., 1994, pp 273-282
Abstract

This paper looks at the latest tourism figures worldwide, focusing on the UK statistics and trends. These figures confirm an increase in international tourism since the difficult year of 1991, yet this growth is at a much lower level than during the previous three decades. It is likely that over...

Author(s)
Cooper, C. P.; Latham, J.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1995, 15, 3, pp 26-28
Abstract

Until recently, Eastern European countries have only sporadically participated in global tourism. The developing conditions of their countries have induced a specific attitude towards tourism, both as destinations and generators. The chapter focuses on the development of tourism and the tourist...

Author(s)
Štetic, S.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, Lymington, Hants, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management. Volume 3., 1991, pp 154-164
Abstract

According to the World Tourism Organization, there has been an increase of 4.5% in international tourist arrivals worldwide from 1991/92. The recession has restricted growth in tourism in some areas, although there are also signs of stronger economic activity in developing countries, where new ...

Author(s)
Cooper, C. P.; Latham, J.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1994, 14, 1, pp 24-25
Abstract

This annual publication is a review of leading edge research in tourism, recreation, hospitality management, hotel and catering, and related fields, with an emphasis on rapidly advancing fields of international importance and major academic or professional concern. Now in its sixth volume, each...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Progress in tourism, recreation and hospitality management. Volume 6., 1994, pp xviii + 295 pp.
Abstract

A comprehensive examination of the basic principles underlying the geography of international tourist demand, supply and transport is provided in this book, together with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. It is particularly suitable for students taking both degree...

Author(s)
Boniface, B. G.; Cooper, C. P.
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
The geography of travel and tourism., 1994, Ed. 2, pp x + 270pp.

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