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Biodiversity in Southern nations is a significant attraction for Northern tourism: reefs and rainforests, whales and wildflowers, big game and biological rarities. It is therefore in the interests of international tourism to help conserve international biodiversity. The role of tourism in...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2002, 27, 1, pp 43-51
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of personal freedom in a country on outbound tourism after controlling for other relevant outbound tourism determinants. Using a panel of 80 countries over a period of 13 years (1999-2011) and applying panel fixed-effects and generalized method of...

Author(s)
Hassan Fereidouni Gholipour; Tajaddini, R.; Al-Mulali, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 41, pp 19-25
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between tourism expansion and economic growth in OIC countries by using a panel data method and GMM model over the period of 1995-2010. The results show that tourism significantly contributes to the economic growth of Islamic countries....

Author(s)
Salmani, B.; Panahi, H.; Razzaghi, S.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2014, 32, 6, pp 1098-1105
Abstract

This paper develops new measures of tourism yield in the context of Cambodia, a developing country in South East Asia. It first sets out some data regarding tourism in Cambodia and the reasons for tourism being identified as a tool for economic development and poverty alleviation. It then sets out...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Thomas, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 4, pp 303-328
Abstract

Today many developing countries focus on economic policies in order to promote international tourism as a potential source of economic growth for the country; however, the understanding of the relationship between tourism and economic growth is ongoing. The objective of this paper was to assess if...

Author(s)
Fawaz, F.; Rahnama, M.; Stout, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2014, 25, 3, pp 352-363
Abstract

This paper examines the socio-economic determinants that contribute to outbound tourism expenditures in countries of origin. The author finds a strict, robust, positive impact of all economic factors, such as per capita income and openness to trade, on tourism expenditure per capita, as well as on...

Author(s)
Vietze, C.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 2, pp 237-260
Abstract

It is hard to imagine tourism without the creative use of seductive as well as restrictive imaginaries about peoples and places. This article presents a conceptual framework for the study of tourism imaginaries and their diffusion. Where do such imaginaries originate, how and why are they...

Author(s)
Salazar, N. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2012, 39, 2, pp 863-882
Abstract

In recent times there has been a growth in the issue of travel advisories by various governments and institutions alerting citizens and travellers in general about the likely consequences of travel to certain destinations and countries. This paper examines in particular the travel advisories of...

Author(s)
Brown, R.; Junek, O.
Publisher
Centre for Research on Tourism, Bandung, Indonesia
Citation
ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 3, 1, pp 41-50
Abstract

In recent decades there has been a boom in international volunteer tourism, mainly in the form of the growth of gap-year companies offering placements, linked to conservation and community well-being goals. This paper makes two points: firstly, it argues that the growth of volunteer tourism is in...

Author(s)
Butcher, J.; Smith, P.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2010, 35, 1, pp 27-36
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Cover for The tourist unravelled.

This chapter presents conceptual conclusions about Western tourists based upon a comparison between the theoretical perspectives discussed in chapter 2 (pp. 10-61) and the empirical data presented in chapter 3 (pp. 62-112). First of all, the lines of thought that are outlined in chapter 2 are...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter

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