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Perhaps like few other industries, tourism depends and is built on environmental, physical and cultural local resources. In this sense, and as suggested by the scientific community and international agencies, sustainability should be a driver for tourism sector development. For this purpose, three...

Author(s)
Simão Neto, J.; Partidário, M. do R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2012, 20, 6, pp 372-385
Abstract

This chapter examines the development of tourism in the sub-Arctic, and examines how communities are coping with the continued expansion of the industry that is presently catalyzing changes in environment, culture, and the economics of the region. First, a geographic description of the sub-Arctic...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Polar tourism: human, environmental and governance dimensions, 2011, pp 187-205
Abstract

Tourism in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past 20 years to the point where a fresh look at its underpinnings appears overdue. The industry itself realizes that the quality of growth is as important as quantity. Inevitably, growth and globalization have brought about a change in...

Author(s)
Christie, I. T.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2002, 57, 1/4, pp 35-41
Abstract

Commercial surf tourism is recent in origin but is now a significant component of the worldwide adventure tourism sector. There are over 10 million surfers worldwide and a third of these are cash-rich, time-poor and hence potential tour clients. Most travelling surfers visit mainland destinations...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2002, 10, 5, pp 405-424
Abstract

The 23 articles in this issue approach the theme of sustainable development in tourism, under varying aspects, from empirical research to econometric models applied in tourism. The contemporary approaches and challenges of sustainable tourism reunite tourism sectors with diverse problems, including ...

Author(s)
Popescu, D.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2014, No.Special 8, pp 1045-1365 (En), 827-1142 (Ro)
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to examine the position of tourism in tourism dependent countries in light of newly industrialized countries and how trends in the industry impact these developing tourism dependent nations. International tourism, for example, is now a technologically advanced activity in...

Author(s)
Ajagunna, I.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 103-117
Abstract

Purpose - In the face of newly industrialised nations, there is the tendency that there will be a shift or redirect of tourists from old tourism destinations to the newly industrialised ones. While there has been a consistent growth in cruising to the Caribbean, the question is whether the growth...

Author(s)
Pinnock, F. H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 127-137
Abstract

Purpose - This paper sets the stage for research on the willingness and readiness of a developing country to fully embrace the changes in tourism that are being facilitated by rapidly changing technological advancements. The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the technological advancements ...

Author(s)
Spencer, A. J.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 152-165
Abstract

Purpose - This conceptual paper aims to examine how the concept of host and guest interaction could help remedy the socio-economic impacts as created by tourism in Jamaica. The paper identifies that tourism development in Jamaica has created a range of negative social impacts, which include changes ...

Author(s)
Ajagunna, I. A.; Crick, A. P.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 179-190
Abstract

Tourism is a complex activity that is related to different sectors of society and economy. Nowadays, the role and importance of this industry is main factor of every developed country, so they are trying to maximize utilization of the industry. This means that one of the important indicators of the ...

Author(s)
Daraei, M.; Rezazadeh, M. H.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 2014, 3, 16, pp 2180-2196

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