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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 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

Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

An overview of tourism trends in Africa is followed by 5 regional breakdowns (North Africa, West Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, and Southern Africa) highlighting tourism performance in 2000. Subsequent breakdowns within these 5 sub-regions look at tourism market trends by country with regard...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: Africa - 2001 edition, 2001, pp 166 pp. + xix
Abstract

This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa, summarizing 15 papers presented at the conference. The presentations focused on 2 topics: structural changes in the air transport market and their effects on tourism development; and the...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
AFCAC-WTO International Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa, WTO Commission for Africa, Windhoek, Namibia, 28-31 May 2001, 2002, pp 235 pp.
Abstract

Thirteen contributions present examples of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing research that incorporates the global nature of tourism as an integral component. The globalization of tourism has resulted in more culturally diverse travellers with different preferences, motivations, expectations ...

Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 271 pp.
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Cover for Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book
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 fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It systematically compares and contrasts in a spatial context,...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
The geography of tourism and recreation: environment, place and space, 2014, 4, pp 458 pp.

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