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Tourism as an industry has many kinds of impacts on destinations and their communities. The presence of tourism could create the conditions for an economic development but in the same way produce negative effect (crowding out) and externalities (the Janus-face character). Between the different...

Author(s)
Séraphin, H.; Platania, M.; Spencer, P.; Modica, G.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3728
Abstract

Tourism is an activity which globally develops proportionally with the evolution of progress. The opportunities we enjoy are bigger than ever, but their price should be lowered in order for the global society to develop its wealth. This can be performed by sustainability, a concept which will join...

Author(s)
Butnaru, G. I.; Haller, A. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 4, pp 525
Abstract

This article explores the time-varying causal nexus between tourism development and economic growth for the top 10 tourist destinations in the world, namely China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey, the UK and the United States of America, over the period...

Author(s)
Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Shahzad, S. J. H.; Haouas, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 24, pp 2677-2697
Abstract

The participation of persons with a disability (PWDs) in tourism has received growing academic interest in recent years. This paper contributes to a reflection on how accessible tourism relates to the sustainable development paradigm. To investigate this relationship, it goes beyond the question of ...

Author(s)
Cloquet, I.; Palomino, M.; Shaw, G.; Stephen, G.; Taylor, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 2, pp 221-237
Abstract

This paper examines the empirical validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in the top ten tourist destinations in the world (China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States) using the quantile-on-quantile (QQ) approach and a new index of...

Author(s)
Shahzad, S. J. H.; Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 223-232
Abstract

In the marketing of tourist locations several strands can be exploited to stress the potentialities of a place: landscape, buildings, quality foods. European regulations connect local food to the place and to history in terms of growing or manufacturing praxis and of local traditions rooted in ways ...

Author(s)
Cianflone, E.; Cardile, G.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2014, 13, 1, pp 10-16
Abstract

A significant number of tourists now wish to combine their concern for the degradation of the environment with their vacation activities. This concern, together with the need for educated people to work on ecological and scientific projects, has led to the emergence of a small but growing number of ...

Author(s)
Benson, A. M.; Henderson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2011, 31, 3/4, pp 405-424
Abstract

An evaluation of nature-based leisure and tourism as drivers for change in the Humberhead Levels (England, UK) is part of ongoing research with the Countryside Agency. The agency wishes to facilitate objectives of the 'Value in Wetness' (Land Management Initiative) to re-establish wetlands and...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.; Doncaster, S.; Egan, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2005, 8, 2/3, pp 214-230
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

This chapter addresses the concept, nature and role of 'teapot trails' in the UK. Within the context of tea's imperial history, its national, social and gender influences, it examines relationships between the tea room, teapot trails and the potential for tea-related tourism in local and regional...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Boyne, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tea and tourism: tourists, traditions and transformations, 2007, pp 206-223

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