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The 2004 WTO Tourism Policy Forum on tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy had 5 principal objectives: (1) exchange views with bilateral and multilateral donor organizations, as well as representative recipients; (2) discuss sustainable tourism development strategies in relation ...

Author(s)
Fayos-Solà, E.; Weiss, B.; Río, I. M. del
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp iii + 156 pp.
Abstract

This paper (i) presents an overview of tourism in Latin America, (ii) considers the potential contribution of tourism to sustainable development in the region, and (iii) describes the role of the Inter-American Development Bank in supporting tourism development in the region.

Author(s)
Iglesias, E. V.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 9-12
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This paper highlights the importance of the tourism sector and of the need to develop it according to sustainability criteria. It reports on the World Tourism Organization's initiatives in relation to sustainable tourism and development, including: a recent study examining policies and instruments...

Author(s)
Frangialli, F.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 13-16
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This paper highlights the increasing role sustainable tourism is playing in the international development arena. It presents an overview of projects undertaken or initiated by USAID, which either specifically address the tourism sector or else utilize tourism as a component for achieving other...

Author(s)
Natsios, A.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 16-19
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In this section, representatives from four donor agencies talk about: (1) how tourism fits within development assistance goals and strategies; (2) how a country can improve access to development assistance funding; (3) how development assistance agencies can enhance collaboration among themselves...

Author(s)
Fayos-Solà, E.; Weiss, B.; Río, I. M. del
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 37-63
Abstract

In this section, 6 tourism ministers describe various aspects of sustainable tourism development in their respective countries (South Africa, Jordan, Honduras, Lesotho, Nicaragua, and Andorra). For each country (except Andorra), brief statements are presented concerning the following: summary of...

Author(s)
Fayos-Solà, E.; Weiss, B.; Río, I. M. del
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 21-35
Abstract

This paper (i) summarizes the World Tourism Organization (WTO) programme on indicators of sustainable development, (ii) discusses the results to date, and (iii) introduces the new guidebook Indicators of Sustainable Development for Tourism Destinations. Potential uses of sustainability indicators...

Author(s)
Manning, T.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 81-86
Abstract

Information is presented on a set of initiatives, called TedQual Volunteers, of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) Education Council. The objective of TedQual Volunteers is to tap into the knowledge resources of the WTO Education Council and use it towards achieving sustainable development goals. ...

Author(s)
Weiss, B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 73-76
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Information is presented on the DANTEI web site (www.dantei.org), a cooperative effort between the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and George Washington University's International Institute of Tourism Studies (IITS), whose purpose is to share information and build knowledge through a network of...

Author(s)
Elliot, S.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 87-89
Abstract

This paper focuses on tourism's role as an instrument of development, highlighting certain issues that must first be addressed to establish a new paradigm of development that considers the role of governance and of public-private tourism policies. These issues include: the role of the state...

Author(s)
Fayos-Solà, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 65-68

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