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Cover for Sustainable tourism: world trends and challenges ahead.

Sustainability has undoubtedly become the central issue in tourism development policies throughout the world. This chapter summarizes the role played and type of actions taken, since the Rio Earth Summit, by different stakeholders in tourism, including central and local governments, the tourism...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997325)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper focuses on the relationship between tourism and handicraft production, and how the strengthening of this linkage can open up opportunities for poverty alleviation. It is suggested that there are at least three main challenges to face in order to open further opportunities to improve the...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism and handicrafts: a report on the international conference on tourism and handicrafts, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 13-15 May, 2006, 2008, pp 1-5
Abstract

Following a discussion on tourism growth, past trends, and future prospects in Africa, this paper examines the role tourism can play in alleviating poverty in Africa, as well as the importance of development cooperation to maximize tourism benefits for the livelihoods of African people living in...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism: a catalyst for sustainable development in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 26-27 April 2002, 2002, pp 85-97
Abstract

This paper (i) examines the potential contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation in Asia, (ii) outlines the reasons (besides market growth) why cultural tourism development can serve as a tool for poverty alleviation, and (iii) explains a series of overarching principles (identified by the...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 175-182
Abstract

This paper: (i) presents an overview of recent trends in international tourist movements worldwide and in Asia; (ii) considers the potential contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation in Asia; (iii) outlines the reasons (besides market growth) why cultural tourism is particularly well placed to ...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 21-30