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Cover for Mass tourism and China.

This chapter describes mass tourism as it relates to China. As the first section of this chapter indicates, it is not solely the numbers of domestic, outbound and inbound tourists that are large, but also the rate of growth. The chapter then provides a brief background to that growth, noting in...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism in Thailand: the Chinese and Russians.

This chapter compares the characteristics and dynamics of Chinese and Russian mass tourism to Thailand. It is concluded that (i) Chinese tourists to Thailand fit more closely the conventional definition of 'mass tourists' than their Russian counterparts; (ii) mass tourism has a destabilizing effect ...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indian tourism: policy, performance and pitfalls.

This chapter summarizes the processes and practices adopted by the Indian government in formulating its policy on tourism development. It is argued that the policy making framework needs to be overhauled in order to improve tourism policy provision. Unfeasible economic strategies, political...

Author(s)
Shalini Singh
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Less developed countries and tourism: the overall pattern.

The processes by which many Less Developed Countries (LDCs) have been brought into the tourist system are described. It is argued that the degree to which individual destinations have been brought into the system depends on the existing economic situation there. The poorest LDCs are still not part...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development in China: the dilemma of bureaucratic decentralization and economic liberalization.

This chapter focuses on the impact of China's bureaucracy and administration on the development of Chinese tourism. International tourism to and from China is examined within the context of societal control, while decentralization is considered within the setting of domestic tourism. The tensions...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in the Southern Common Market: MERCOSUL.

A description of tourist development in South America is presented, and specific issues influencing and shaping the tourism industry as a result of membership of MERCOSUL are highlighted. Constant political change, economic instability, increasing social problems, and safety and security are all...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and less developed countries: key issues.

This chapter focuses on key features of the role of international tourism in the wider development process. Other research areas are closely linked to the topics raised, and that the end of the discussion suggestions are given as to how they might be situated in the wider framework proposed....

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and development in communist and post-communist societies.

The nature and role of tourism in the development processes of communist and post-communist societies is explored. The societies considered in this chapter make up the former Soviet bloc countries of central and eastern Europe (CEE: central Europe, south-eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union)...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The journey: an overview of tourism and travel in the Arab/Islamic context.

This chapter focuses on the analysis of the Hajj (the annual Muslim pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca) in terms of its tourist features, for the Hajj constitutes the largest movement of population in the world. Although often overlooked in Western studies of travel and tourism, and virtually...

Author(s)
Aziz, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter

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