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This book illustrates tourism and development through a collection of 64 key papers which have contributed to knowledge of and debates in this significant area of tourism studies. It has four volumes addressing (1) the tourism-development dilemma (the benefits and costs of tourism), (2) tourism and ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism and development, 2015, pp 1296 pp.
Abstract

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

The structure of this 3rd edition remains the same, with the exception of a whole new Part IV dealing with the 'New Business Ecosystem and Stakeholder-Driven Strategy'. All the 20 chapters have been updated or are totally new contributions. Part I ('Tourism Environment, Economic Development,...

Author(s)
Moutinho, L.; Vargas-Sánchez, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Strategic management in tourism, 2018, Ed.3, pp xv + 362 pp.
Abstract

This book includes the 13 presentations discussed and the conclusions reached at the seminar on "tourism as a catalyst for sustainable development in Africa". The seminar addressed this issue through three closely related topics: ecotourism as a tool for sustainable development; tourism as a tool...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism: a catalyst for sustainable development in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 26-27 April 2002, 2002, pp 136 pp.
Abstract

This proceedings includes the 14 papers presented at the title conference. Tourism as an instrument of prosperity, sustainable development and poverty reduction were some of the main topics emphasized during the conference. Other issues discussed included: macroeconomics, peace dividends,...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism, peace and sustainable development for Africa, Luanda, Angola, 29-30 May 2003, 2003, pp 276 pp.
Abstract

This book aims to provide analytical and empirical tools in support of the idea that sustainability is not just about regulating and controlling the negative impacts of tourism, but also about policies and actions that aim to reinforce the benefits and reduce the costs of tourism, in order to make...

Author(s)
Brau, R.; Lanza, A.; Usai, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp xix + 238 pp.
Abstract

Unlike much of the literature on sustainable development that has primarily an environmental and sociological perspective, this book is firmly grounded in economics - its theory and applications. Economics here is made to be the servant of policy in the field of tourism. If successful, the approach ...

Author(s)
Lanza, A.; Markandya, A.; Pigliaru, F.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp viii + 315 pp.
Abstract

This abstract defines, characterises and explores the subject of geotourism a range of international perspectives and case studies, identifying geotourism as a rapidly emerging form of urban and regional sustainable development. With extensive case studies from North and South America, Europe,...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Newsome, D.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Handbook of geotourism, 2018, pp 520 pp.
Abstract

This book contains texts and basic documents (addresses, reports, articles, resolutions of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and other institutions) on international tourism from 2001, 2002 and 2003. The aim is to serve as a reference and a tool for politicians, business leaders, university...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
International tourism: the great turning point, Vol. III. Texts and documents 2001-2003, 2004, pp 444 pp.
Abstract

This report presents a summary of the current status of tourism in small island developing states (SIDSs), while providing evidence of the key importance it has for sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals. It also addresses the key...

Author(s)
Urosevic, Z.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Making tourism work for small island developing states, 2004, pp 87 pp.

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