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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
Abstract

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...

Citation
Tourism and the sustainable development goals - good practices in the Americas, 2018, pp 55 pp.
Abstract

The paper discusses how tourism development will be beneficial for the development of the state of Sikkim through employment and income generation and how it can be planned to make it more 'pro-poor'. The study is based on the detailed field study of tourism related activities conducted by the...

Author(s)
Sanjukta Sattar
Publisher
Indian Association of Social Science Institutions, New Delhi, India
Citation
IASSI Quarterly Bulletin, 2014, 32, 3, pp 72-85
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This preparatory World Bank paper on tourism and gender explains the rationale for integrating a gender lens into tourism development projects. It also includes a set of resources designed to help development professionals and project managers get started and find necessary data. This paper paves...

Publisher
International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Women and tourism: designing for inclusion, 2017, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

The rapidly developing rural tourism industry in China has deeply influenced the livelihoods of rural households. This study compares the impact of rural tourism development in poor areas on the farmers' livelihoods, based on the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework proposed by the United Kingdom's...

Author(s)
Huang Tai; Xi JianChao; Ge QuanSheng
Publisher
Science Press and Springer, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Mountain Science, 2017, 14, 11, pp 2359-2372
Abstract

Over the past 15 years, ecotourism has become one of the fastest growing sectors of the tourism industry, growing three times faster than the industry as a whole. At the same time, ecotourism is being increasingly viewed by local and indigenous communities as an important tool for promoting...

Author(s)
Bai Kai; Wu ChengJi
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Arid Land Geography, 2010, 33, 1, pp 144-149
Abstract

Within current discussions on sustainable tourism development, small tourism enterprises are often regarded as one of the vehicles through which positive economic benefits can be spread within destinations. However, omitted from these discussions is that many small tourism enterprises operate...

Author(s)
Roberts, S.; Tribe, J.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2005, 30, 1, pp 55-72
Abstract

This paper (i) examines the potential contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation in Asia, (ii) outlines the reasons (besides market growth) why cultural tourism development can serve as a tool for poverty alleviation, and (iii) explains a series of overarching principles (identified by the...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 175-182
Abstract

This paper: (i) presents an overview of recent trends in international tourist movements worldwide and in Asia; (ii) considers the potential contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation in Asia; (iii) outlines the reasons (besides market growth) why cultural tourism is particularly well placed to ...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 21-30
Abstract

Using data collected in the south east lowveld of Zimbabwe for the DFID Tourism, Conservation and Sustainable Development project an analysis of local people's expectations of tourism is presented. The survey covered nine villages and there are significant differences in the responses. Local people ...

Author(s)
Goodwin, H.; Roe, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2001, 3, 5, pp 377-391

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