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International tourism to developing countries is a controversial topic. Usually, in the past, only the economic effects of tourism were considered. While the economic impact of tourism cannot always be translated into direct numbers, it can be easily defined. It relates to foreign currency...

Author(s)
Houts, D. van
Publisher
International Travel Documentation Centre., Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Travel Journalist, 1990, No. 46, pp 55pp.
Abstract

A model has developed which investigates the impact of selected variables on international tourist flows, with particular reference to Turkey. Four independent variables were included: real per caput income of the tourist generating countries; exchange rates; relative prices between the generating...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.
Publisher
Bureau of Economic and Business Research, Graduate School of Business, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
The battle for market share: strategies in research and marketing. Travel and Tourism Research Association, sixteenth annual conference, the Spa and Sheraton Plaza Hotels, Palm Springs, California, June 9-12, 1985., 1985, pp 55-60
Abstract

Over the past decade, there has been a growing recognition of the involvement of the home in several public health and hygiene issues. Perhaps the best understood of these issues is the role of the home in the transmission and acquisition of foodborne disease. The incidence of foodborne disease is...

Author(s)
Scott, E.
Publisher
Pulsus Group Inc., Oakville, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2003, 14, 5, pp 277-280
Abstract

The conceptual links between international tourism and overseas employment are examined. Although at first glance, the phenomena appear distinct in terms of the traveller's intentions (pleasure and work), closer study reveals characteristic similarities. For example, both are characterized by...

Author(s)
Estrada-Claudio, S.
Citation
Community Development Journal, 1992, 27, 4, pp 402-410
Abstract

In recent years, travel to Third World countries has been promoted by the new middle classes as a means of preserving fragile ecological landscapes and providing an 'ethnically' enhancing encounter. At the same time some Third World governments have promoted tourism as an opportunity to earn...

Author(s)
Munt, I.
Citation
Race & Class, 1994, 36, 1, pp 49-60
Abstract

The focus is on the numerous ramifications of international tourism and its principal economic dimensions, with particular emphasis on the methods commonly used to measure tourism's international economic importance in terms of the tourism trade balance and foreign exchange earnings. Tunisia's...

Author(s)
Baretje, R.
Citation
Téoros, Revue Québécoise de Recherche Appliquée en Tourisme, 1988, 7, 3, pp 10-14
Abstract

This study is an attempt to apply peace research, with its value-oriented, cross-disciplinary approach, to the global structure of tourism. It is argued that a tourist industry can support national development, and international tourism promotes understanding and solidarity between different...

Author(s)
Hoeivik, T.; Heiberg, T.
Publisher
International Peace Research Institute., Oslo, Norway
Citation
Tourism, structural violence and self-reliance., 1977, pp 80pp.
Abstract

The study first examines the general dimensions and problems of tourist visits to developing countries. About 500 000 GFR citizens take holidays in developing countries every year and by 1981 this meant about 3.1 mill had made such visits. Many of these are interested in aspects beyond sun and...

Author(s)
Vielhaber, A.; Aderhold, P.
Citation
Materialien, Entwicklungspolitik, Bundesministerium fur Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit Information/Bildungsarbeit, 1981, No. 67, pp 189pp.
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Author(s)
Vorlaufer, K.
Publisher
Moritz Diesterweg Verlag, Frankfurt, German Federal Republic
Citation
Ferntourismus und dritte Welt., 1986, pp 240pp.
Abstract

A critique is given of the geographical aspects of the neocolonialism of Third World tourism. Tourism in developing countries has led to some positive consequences for employment, the infrastructure and the balance of payments. The negative consequences are however becoming more evident and are...

Author(s)
Groote, P. de
Citation
Bulletin de la Société Belge d'Etudes Geographiques, 1983, 52, 1, pp 53-77

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