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This article explores the potentials of countries of the Latin America and Caribbean region in the global market for international tourism up to the end of the next decade. This was achieved by analyzing past trends of international tourism in the region, and projecting these trends to the year...

Author(s)
Oyewole, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 1, pp 42-59
Abstract

This article presents an empirical study of tourist segmentation based on motivations. The present study, exploratory by nature, aims to provide a deeper insight into profiles of Portuguese tourists traveling to Latin American and African destinations. The research was conducted with 1,097 tourists ...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Silva, J. A.; Moço, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2008, 32, 2, pp 169-186
Abstract

Within the context of the world economy and world tourism, Latin America is recognized as having tremendous untapped and future potential. Following a discussion of general trends in the world economy and of the role of tourism within it, the meaning and importance of tourism in Latin America are...

Author(s)
Edelmann, K. M. F.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1987, No. 3, pp 13-19
Abstract

A general-to-specific methodology was used to build international tourism demand models by residents from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela to Aruba. We seek to evaluate demand parameters, especially elasticity values, which were disaggregated on a country-to-country basis. We also aim to ...

Author(s)
Vanegas, M., Sr.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2009, 11, 1, pp 17-29
Abstract

Although, theoretically, Brazil has enormous tourism potential, this has so far been unfulfilled and tourism plays a minor role in the country's economy. Arrivals in 1990 were fewer than in 1980, 1.1 million compared with 1.6 million a decade earlier. Over half of all visitors come from South...

Author(s)
Rizzotto, R. A.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 52-67
Abstract

Tourism is not merely a capitalist practice but a central practice through which capitalism sustains itself. Precisely how tourism "products" become capital and the types of violence this process entails, however, has not yet been systematically theorized or investigated. Building on Noel Castree's ...

Author(s)
Büscher, B.; Fletcher, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 5, pp 651-667
Abstract

It is acknowledged that tourism can have a great potential for reducing poverty; however, the growth of tourism has stagnated in financially excluded areas because of the difficulty local tourism businesses have in accessing the financial system. International financial institutions advocate the...

Author(s)
Carrillo-Hidalgo, I.; Pulido-Fernández, J. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 3, pp 330-356
Abstract

This paper explores the use of indicators to evaluate the impacts of volunteer tourism in host communities, based on an online questionnaire sent to 183 volunteer tourism organizations. Little research exists demonstrating how volunteer tourism programs impact host communities or how impacts can be ...

Author(s)
Lupoli, C. A.; Morse, W. C.; Bailey, C.; Schelhas, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 6, pp 898-921
Abstract

This paper reports the findings of a survey that investigated the reasons why Australian travel agents and tour operators thought that Latin America was receiving so few tourists from Australia. The main finding of the study was that there is a lack of knowledge among travel agents about the Latin...

Author(s)
Costa, F.; Bauer, T. G.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2001, 1, 3/4, pp 23-42
Abstract

It is noted that in 1992, an agreement was signed by the governments of five Latin American countries: Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico, to join forces in the promotion of international tourism in the Maya zone. This elaborate and costly project, called the Maya World, promises...

Author(s)
Brown, D. F.
Citation
Human Organization, 1999, 58, 3, pp 295-312

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