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Cover for Tourism development in China: the dilemma of bureaucratic decentralization and economic liberalization.

This chapter focuses on the impact of China's bureaucracy and administration on the development of Chinese tourism. International tourism to and from China is examined within the context of societal control, while decentralization is considered within the setting of domestic tourism. The tensions...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in the Southern Common Market: MERCOSUL.

A description of tourist development in South America is presented, and specific issues influencing and shaping the tourism industry as a result of membership of MERCOSUL are highlighted. Constant political change, economic instability, increasing social problems, and safety and security are all...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and less developed countries: key issues.

This chapter focuses on key features of the role of international tourism in the wider development process. Other research areas are closely linked to the topics raised, and that the end of the discussion suggestions are given as to how they might be situated in the wider framework proposed....

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

The chapter examines the social and cultural impact of tourism on host societies in the Third World. Domestic tourism is not unproblematic and, because of differences in class, status and ethnicity, its consequences may be similar to those of international tourism. However, in the latter, where the ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 19-34
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Cover for Tourism and development in communist and post-communist societies.

The nature and role of tourism in the development processes of communist and post-communist societies is explored. The societies considered in this chapter make up the former Soviet bloc countries of central and eastern Europe (CEE: central Europe, south-eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union)...

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

The chapter documents the growth of international tourism in less developed countries and shows how, despite the continuing dominance of Europe and North America, some less developed countries especially, have come to rely on tourism's contribution to foreign exchange, employment and GDP. There is...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 1-18
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Cover for The journey: an overview of tourism and travel in the Arab/Islamic context.

This chapter focuses on the analysis of the Hajj (the annual Muslim pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca) in terms of its tourist features, for the Hajj constitutes the largest movement of population in the world. Although often overlooked in Western studies of travel and tourism, and virtually...

Author(s)
Aziz, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Political instability is endemic in much of the Third World. Paradoxically, the underdevelopment that pervades Third World countries exacerbates the resolution of political demands and frustrates economic aspirations is a potential asset in attracting tourists. Such countries are often sold as...

Author(s)
Richter, L. K.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 35-46
Abstract

International tourism is often alleged to cause or exacerbate female prostitution. The article investigates the extent to which prostitution in Swaziland, southern Africa, is linked to tourism, and discusses reasons why the nature of the link is important. Although tourism in Swaziland is said to...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1994, 15, 6, pp 435-443
Abstract

The growth of tourism with its prospect of economic development and its threat of environmental, cultural and social problems may be a mixed blessing for developing countries, but there is little doubt that for many it will form a significant component of their future economies. This book comprises ...

Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 186pp.

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