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Special focus is given on tourism's socioeconomic and environmental impacts in the Mediterranean areas (Italy, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, and former Yugoslavia) and on selected policy responses there towards the tourism industry and towards the concept of sustainable tourism. Mass tourism in coastal...

Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 2/3, pp 95-294
Abstract

Nigeria, just like the ASEAN countries, is in the process of metamorphosizing into a developed country. In its quest for developing other sectors of the economy to diversify from its main stay which is oil, Nigeria is looking to tourism as a possible alternative income earner for the nation....

Author(s)
Uduma-Olugu, N.; Onukwube, H. N.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2012, 5, 7, pp 156-165
Abstract

This book examines some key questions for tourism development in the Mediterranean coastal regions of southern Europe. Following two introductory chapters (section 1), the book is organized in three further sections. Section 2 (chapters 3-7) considers tourism's impacts on southern Europe's coastal...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp xiii + 357 pp.
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the development of mass, 'alternative', and other forms of tourism in southern Europe's coastal regions, as well as their potential disadvantages and advantages for sustainability. Despite its many potential advantages, it warns against assuming that small-scale...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 1-31
Abstract

This chapter estimates the effect of different variables on room price in tourist areas in the Dominican Republic. The aim is to analyse the cases of Puerta Plata and Punta Cana, where tourism development has taken different paths and where hotel room prices seem to reflect such differences. Room...

Author(s)
Ruta, G.; Pedroso, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 269-287
Abstract

This exploratory research used focus groups to analyse the perceptions of government officials (n=50), business people (n=20) and local stakeholders (n=12) regarding the supply of tourism resources in BeiHai, a coastal city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. The major...

Author(s)
Li WenMei; Dewar, K.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2003, 5, 2, pp 151-167
Abstract

The paper analyses 2 issues that have characterized tourism development in Greek insular and coastal areas in the period 1970-2000. The first issue concerns the socioeconomic and cultural changes that have taken place in these areas and led to rapid, and usually unplanned, tourism development. The...

Author(s)
Tsartas, P.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 2/3, pp 116-132
Abstract

This book contains the main conclusions and agenda for action derived from the presentations and debates at the title conference, plus a summary of the sessions and discussions held. Also included is the World Tourism Organization background paper on the effects of climate change on the tourism...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Climate change and tourism. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Climate Change and Tourism, Djerba, Tunisia, 9-11 April 2003, 2003, pp 60 pp.

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