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Western media have often been criticized for portraying Third World destinations through a colonial prism via images of primitiveness and exoticism. Contrastingly, some destinations have begun to resist those representations with media campaigns of their own. The purpose of this study was to...

Author(s)
Bandyopadhyay, R.; Morais, D.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2005, 32, 4, pp 1006-1021
Abstract

The purpose of present paper is to estimate and evaluate the relationship between Pollution Index (CO2 emissions) and International tourism in selected developed countries consist of Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Ireland, Japan, Korea Rep., Sweden and United States. Results...

Author(s)
Nademi, Y.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2011, 5, 9, pp 2620-2622
Abstract

The reasons for girls and young women to enter the sex industry, especially in Developing Countries, are described. Working conditions and sexual development of girls are discussed in order to outline the psychological and physical effects of sexual exploitation.

Author(s)
Pulfer, I.
Publisher
Respect - Institut fur Integrativen Tourismus und Entwicklung, Wien, Austria
Citation
Integra, 2005, No.3, pp 24-29
Abstract

This chapter aims to contribute to the undeveloped literature by investigating the problems and opportunities for the development of small firms in the tourism economy of South Africa, as an example of developing world tourism.

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small firms in tourism: international perspectives, 2004, pp 13-33
Abstract

This issue presents both research-based and viewpoint articles investigating and responding to the question: "Why and how should the international volunteer tourism experience be improved?" The collection of nine papers spans analysis of international projects in developing countries with case...

Author(s)
Benson, A. M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 2, pp 100-214
Abstract

This paper estimates the effect of embassies and consulates on tourist flows from the G-7 countries. The results indicate that embassies and consulates have a positive and significant effect on tourism that ranges between 15% and 30% depending on the estimation technique. Moreover, the impact is...

Author(s)
Gil-Pareja, S.; Llorca-Vivero, R.; Martínez-Serrano, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 2, pp 355-360
Abstract

This article analyses the evolution in the views on development since the early 1950s up to the present-day, and it draws attention to the spectacular demand differentiation which has occurred in international tourism in the Third World since the early 1970s. Subsequently these changes in the views ...

Author(s)
Theuns, H. L.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2002, 27, 1, pp 69-81
Abstract

Public policy makers in developing economies are often faced with the question of whether inbound tourism growth plays a catalytic role in the overall economic development. This article challenges the popular assumption, and the implicit assertion within much of the literature, that tourism is an...

Author(s)
Sahli, M.; Nowak, J. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2007, 45, 4, pp 426-434
Abstract

The authors provide an empirical assessment of the relationship between tourism specialization and economic growth by updating the findings of previous papers written on this issue. They use data for more than 150 countries, covering different time spans between 1980 and 2005. Contrary to previous...

Author(s)
Figini, P.; Vici, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 4, pp 789-805
Abstract

The consolidation and recovery of travel and tourism initiated in 1984 seemed to be confirmed in most regions of the world in 1985. International travel in 1985 for holiday, leisure, business and other purposes showed a 4% rise over the 1984 level. The overall size of domestic movements of persons...

Citation
World Travel, 1986, No. 188, pp 21-22

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