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Abstract

This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

For African countries looking to sustain and increase their unprecedented growth rates of recent years, the potential of tourism has not been fully recognized as a vital source of economic and development power that can strengthen and expand the continent's economies. With a special analysis of 24...

Author(s)
Christie, I.; Fernandes, E.; Messerli, H.; Twining-Ward, L.
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Tourism in Africa: harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods, 2013, pp xx + 248 pp.
Abstract

Have slums suddenly become cool? Tourists across the globe seem to think so, as they increasingly hunt down favelas, ghettos, and barrios for memorable vacation experiences. A moral outrage to some critics, the rise of slum tourism nevertheless is a fascinating phenomenon that demands more...

Author(s)
Frenzel, F.
Publisher
Zed Books, London, UK
Citation
Slumming it, 2016, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

This report reviews the evidence that exists on the ways in which tourism can contribute to poverty reduction, and makes recommendations for action by government, the industry, development agencies, and local communities. It first looks at the significance of tourism in developing countries and the ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism and poverty alleviation, 2002, pp 115 pp.
Abstract

This volume compiles success stories from across the globe that highlight tourism's contribution to sustainable development. The 23 case studies are ordered according to the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017 (IY2017): (1) sustainable economic...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism for development - Volume II: success stories, 2018, pp 141 pp.
Abstract

This report is the first to examine tourism in Africa comprehensively and regionally and the first to recommend practical, evidence-based measures enabling the sector's economic and development power. This gives new impetus to the continent s development progress by leveraging tourism in pursuit of ...

Author(s)
Christie, I.; Fernandes, E.; Messerli, H.; Twining-Ward, L.
Publisher
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Tourism in Africa: harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods, 2014, pp xxvi + 295 pp.

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