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Tourism is a major global economic sector that is undergoing tremendous growth in emerging economies and is often touted as salient for development and poverty alleviation in developing countries. Tourism is recognized as a highly climate-sensitive sector, one that is also strongly influenced by...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change (WIRE's), 2012, 3, 3, pp 213-232
Abstract

One of the major implications of climate change for tourism destinations is the potential impact that mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the rapidly growing aviation sector could have on travel costs and tourist mobility. Such impact is particularly salient for...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Peeters, P.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Third World Quarterly, 2008, 29, 5, pp 873-901
Abstract

This paper examines the trends in tourism flows from the UK to developing countries and presents an overview of the tour operating sector in the UK in order to identify implications for implementing pro-poor tourism. Section 2 of the paper briefly introduces the key issues and key terms by...

Author(s)
Meyer, D.
Publisher
Overseas Development Institute, London, UK
Citation
PPT Working Paper - Pro-Poor Tourism, 2003, No.17, pp 72 pp.
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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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Author(s)
Ruhanen, L.; Noakes, S.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 585-587
Abstract

Increasingly, developing countries are embracing international tourism as a source of economic growth. Tourism is one of the world's largest economic activities. It is the leading industry in many countries, as well as a substantial source of job creation worldwide. In recent years, three tools of...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Dwyer, W.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2009, 34, 3, pp 307-318
Abstract

Length-of-stay (LOS) is a key parameter in destination management that determines the number of guest nights relative to arrival numbers, with concomitant repercussions for revenue generation and other performance indicators. This article investigates the development of LOS for 32 destinations in...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Scott, D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 12, pp 2087-2101
Abstract

Many developing countries are now suffering from rather large regional development gaps. Can tourism promote balanced regional development (BRD) and so narrow such gaps? This study empirically examines and compares the impact of both international and domestic tourism on China's regional...

Author(s)
Goh, C.; Li, H. Y.; Zhang Qiu
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 2, pp 369-386
Abstract

Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance...

Author(s)
Cornelissen, S.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The global tourism system: governance, development and lessons from South Africa, 2005, pp xi + 194 pp.
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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