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This theme issue (eight articles) investigates the implications of evolving patterns of travel and tourism for developing nations. The changes that are occurring (social, economic, technological and environmental) raise important questions as to how small, relatively vulnerable nations can respond, ...

Author(s)
Clayton, A.; Ajagunna, I.; Pinnock, F.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 92-196
Abstract

Despite the growing importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in tourism for developing countries and its perceived developmental importance, there are few empirical impact studies. This paper explores tourism FDI and poverty alleviation through both the literature and a detailed review in The...

Author(s)
Davidson, L.; Sahli, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 2, pp 167-187
Abstract

Due to the numerous developmental constraints faced by many Small Island Developing States, these governments have promoted tourism in policy agendas on the grounds that it will enhance the lives of local people through the creation of employment and subsequent increase in income level. Using the...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Ruhanen, L.; Breakey, N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 2011, 10, 4, pp 331-353
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Initiatives related to Pro Poor Tourism movement have been developed during more than a decade in different regions of the world. Millions of poor people live in places which are potentially destinations and tourism is considered a relevant factor to increase the economy of the development...

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Jiménez López, O.; Cavazos Arroyo, J.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2012, 10, 5, pp 451-465
Abstract

This article is conceptual based on a perusal of academic journal articles and books on matters related to Community-based Tourism (CBT). It contends that CBT is a very important tool for local economic development, community development, empowerment and the attainment of social justice. It...

Author(s)
Giampiccoli, A.; Jugmohan, S.; Mtapuri, O.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, 4:1, pp 1200-1216
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Forecasts of high tourism growth in developing nations, where widespread poverty exists, has led to considerable interest in tourism as a tool for poverty alleviation. Powerful bureaucratic and business alliances have been forged to expand this programme. International development agencies are also ...

Author(s)
Chok, S.; Macbeth, J.; Warren, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Pro-poor tourism: who benefits? Perspectives on tourism and poverty reduction., 2007, pp 34-55
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Over the last years, tourism has undergone significant development worldwide, especially in developing countries. Tourism is a multi-faced activity with positive and negative impacts on the destinations, linking the economic, social, and environmental components of sustainable development. The...

Author(s)
Harun, R.; Chiciudean, G. O.; Sirwan, K.; Arion, F. H.; Muresan, I. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 2991
Abstract

Biodiversity conservation through use of protected areas relies significantly on the attitudes of local adjacent communities. Some studies suggest that attitudes are often shaped by the associated positive and negative externalities and socio-demographic and economic characteristics of local...

Author(s)
Tumusiime, D. M.; Byakagaba, P.; Tweheyo, M.; Turyahabwe, N.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2018, 11, 6, pp 99-110
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.
Abstract

Purpose - The aim of this paper is to report on preliminary research conducted in seven sustainable hospitality and tourism operations set in developing economies which use the principles of social entrepreneurship. The applicability of community-based social entrepreneurial management systems as a ...

Author(s)
Sloan, P.; Legrand, W.; Simons-Kaufmann, C.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 1, pp 51-61

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