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Involvement of stakeholders in sustainable tourism, particularly in developing countries, is crucial for the success of tourism development. However, its implementation is often criticized for not considering stakeholders' needs. This study explores tourists' preferences for tourism activities,...

Author(s)
Meron Tekalign; Zevert, N. G.; Weldegebriel, A.; Poesen, J.; Nyssen, J.; Rompaey, A. van; Norgrove, L.; Muys, B.; Vranken, L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 11, pp 4167
Abstract

Medical tourism is a growing industry in Malaysia, but it is not without its own public health implications. Despite the growing importance of medical travel, little is known of its impact, especially in relation to the public health concerns of the receiving countries. This paper aims to explore...

Author(s)
Chow SzeLoon
Publisher
Turkish Society of Public Health Specialists, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Public Health, 2018, 16, 3, pp 237-240
Abstract

Talking about race in volunteer tourism is like breaking a taboo. By critically exploring the racialized and gendered politics of volunteer tourism from the perspective of the 'white savior complex', we seek to open new avenues of discussion to break this silence. We employ a postcolonial feminist...

Author(s)
Ranjan Bandyopadhyay; Vrushali Patil
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2017, 19, 4, pp 644-657
Abstract

This paper examines various types of tourist interest in the circumstances of ethnic and indigenous groups in developed countries. It considers whether that interest is a 'special interest', or whether it is a particular form of mass tourism, or whether it is a form of 'new tourism'. Using three...

Author(s)
Fagence, M.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2000, 25, 2, pp 77-87
Abstract

The relationship between tourism and development has been explored in tourism studies and in policy-making circles for several decades. However, very little research has been carried out into the gender dimensions of this relationship. Using the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG3) - gender...

Author(s)
Ferguson, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2011, 14, 3, pp 235-249
Abstract

This paper considers both positive and negative ways in which women are engaging with ecotourism enterprises in Third World contexts. In particular, it considers whether or not women have any control over ecotourism development or are sharing equitably in the benefits which ecotourism may bring....

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 3, pp 232-249
Abstract

Currently, there are two opposing research lines regarding the capacity of tourism to influence the level of economic development. In this context, this research study, after analysing the validity of each one of these two lines, advocates for an intermediate situation based on the premise that...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Rivero, M.; Cárdenas-García, P. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 4, pp 615-635
Abstract

The roles of women as producers and consumers of tourism services in Developing Countries are described. The book is divided into 4 parts. Part 1 provides an overview of tourism development in developing regions and women's roles within that development. Part 2 focuses on the unique features of...

Author(s)
Apostolopoulos, Y.; Sönmez, S.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Women as producers and consumers of tourism in developing regions, 2001, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Indigenous peoples' rights are fundamentally linked to tourism. The global tourism industry, governments and international agencies have been increasingly recognising their dependence on access to the environment owned and occupied by indigenous peoples, especially when ethnic tourism is promoted....

Author(s)
Reyes, G.
Citation
Contours (Bangkok), 1994, 6, 5, pp 16-18
Abstract

This chapter examines indigenous involvement on tourism in both developing and industrialised countries. It compares the approaches adopted by different indigenous communities in developing and implementing sustainable tourism ventures. Case studies of indigenous tourism are drawn from the Pacific...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism: a geographical perspective., 1998, pp 60-74

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