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The potential of tourism to contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is discussed. It is also argued that the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development is an opportunity to advance the contribution of tourism to inclusive and sustainable growth.

Author(s)
Rifai, T.
Publisher
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Trade Forum, 2017, No.1, pp 16-17
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

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 important roles of the tourism sector as the main instrument in socio-economic development of any nation cannot be overemphasized. Although some of the tourist centres in Nigeria are not well developed to promote socio-economic development however, the only way to realise the important roles of ...

Author(s)
Tunde, A. M.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2012, 14, 1, pp 119-133
Abstract

Cruising tourism in the world, as well as in The Republic of Croatia, has significantly increased. The increase in cruising ship traffic has a beneficial effect on the economy of The Republic of Croatia, and therefore on social satisfaction too. However, the intensification of cruising vessel...

Author(s)
Perić, T.; Oršulić, M.
Publisher
Ćira Carića 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2011, 58, 5/6, pp 219-228
Abstract

Culture is touted as integral to the concept of sustainable development, yet most sustainable development efforts omit a cultural component. This paper targets traditional handicrafts as a potential cultural component for a sustainable development strategy. This paper analyses two of the...

Author(s)
Chifos, C.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 2006, 5, 3, pp 315-332
Abstract

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northeastern Minnesota contains more than a million acres of connected lakes and rivers. As one of the most heavily visited U.S. Wilderness areas, the BWCAW represents an ecosystem managed primarily for conservation values that also has a...

Author(s)
Hjerpe, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, pp 60-68
Abstract

Tourism has been regarded as low energy consumption and no pollution industry. As a matter of fact, almost all the elements of tourism industry including transportation, accommodation, recreational activities, catering, shopping and entertainment can produce carbon emissions. The tourism...

Author(s)
Liu Jun; Ma Yong
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 9, pp 47-56
Abstract

This paper considers how tourism has been shaped in the South Pacific between 1984 and 2018. Reflecting on the literature from the past four decades suggests that if tourism is to be an effective driver of development in the interests of the people and environments of the South Pacific then...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Movono, A.
Publisher
Development Studies Network Ltd, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Development Bulletin, 2018, No.80, pp 134-139
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the impact of a World Heritage site (WHS) nomination as perceived by a specific group in a community, namely, the residents of the Alto Douro Wine Region. Design/methodology/approach: The primary data were gathered through a face-to-face...

Author(s)
Lourenço-Gomes, L.; Rebelo, J. F.; Ribeiro, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 2019, 9, 2, pp 212-226

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