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Cover for Mass tourism and China.

This chapter describes mass tourism as it relates to China. As the first section of this chapter indicates, it is not solely the numbers of domestic, outbound and inbound tourists that are large, but also the rate of growth. The chapter then provides a brief background to that growth, noting in...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism in Thailand: the Chinese and Russians.

This chapter compares the characteristics and dynamics of Chinese and Russian mass tourism to Thailand. It is concluded that (i) Chinese tourists to Thailand fit more closely the conventional definition of 'mass tourists' than their Russian counterparts; (ii) mass tourism has a destabilizing effect ...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indian tourism: policy, performance and pitfalls.

This chapter summarizes the processes and practices adopted by the Indian government in formulating its policy on tourism development. It is argued that the policy making framework needs to be overhauled in order to improve tourism policy provision. Unfeasible economic strategies, political...

Author(s)
Shalini Singh
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Sex tourism may be defined as tourism where the main purpose of motivation is to consummate commercial sexual relations (Graburn, 1983). It is an overt component of the touristic attractiveness of several countries of South east Asia, with the tourism flow from tourist generating regions being...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 64-74
Abstract

Between 1966-82 international tourism was a leading growth sector in the Sri Lankan economy. Since 1983, ethnic violence has shattered the image of Sri Lanka as a tourist paradise and by 1987 arrivals had dramatically declined. The original aims of tourism development were obtaining foreign...

Author(s)
Crick, M.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 135-147
Abstract

Tourism is expected to grow rapidly in Asia in the 1990s. The tourist industry in South east Asia is dominated by the Japanese for a variety of reasons. First, the Japanese are now the largest single nationality group of visitors in many countries and are often the biggest spenders. Second, an...

Author(s)
Mackie, V.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 75-84
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
Abstract

The so-called 'Holy Land' constitutes a major destination area for European and North American tourists. Sixty per cent of the population of Israel and the Occupied Territories is Israeli and very much 'First World" in its cultural, political and economic links with the West, while 40% is...

Author(s)
Bowman, G.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 121-134
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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
Abstract

The chapter focuses on the social effects of tourism in Swaziland. In particular, it focuses on the ambiguous status of 'tradition' which simultaneously legitimates the existing political structure and provides a crucial theme in selling the tourist industry, thus contributing to the process of...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 148-162

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