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With its focus on technical assistance delivered through the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), this report assesses how trade-related technical assistance can contribute to enhancing tourism's contribution to sustainable development in least developed countries (LDCs). For the purpose of this...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism for sustainable development in least developed countries: leveraging resources for sustainable tourism with the Enhanced Integrated Framework, 2017, pp 38 pp.
Abstract

Tourism and agriculture are important contributors to the development of local economies. Many developing nations that are now experiencing rapid tourism growth have agrarian societies and tourism is the first or second source of export earnings. In this context, the main objective of this study is ...

Author(s)
Sanches-Pereira, A.; Onguglo, B.; Pacini, H.; Gómez, M. F.; Coelho, S. T.; Muwanga, M. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 162, pp 1567-1581
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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
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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.
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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...

Author(s)
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
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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.
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This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism...

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Tourism and the sustainable development goals - good practices in the Americas, 2018, pp 55 pp.
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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.
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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.
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This paper first presents some favourable trends for handicrafts and tourism, including the shifting motivations of tourists and the increasing awareness of the role of the handicrafts sector in the struggle against poverty and for sustainable development. It then highlights some experiences in...

Author(s)
Vencatachellum, I.
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 35-41

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