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Tourism and transition: governance, transformation and development.

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This book presents current research on the roles and importance of tourism and its interrelationships with governance and development in transition economies and those adjusting to the accession requirements of the enlarged EU. The geographical coverage ranges across Central and Eastern Europe, the Central and Eastern Mediterranean, Central Asia, China and South Africa. Throughout this volume, the interaction of cultural, economic and political factors in the processes of tourism development is emphasized. The book has 15 chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 53) Capital accumulation - tourism and development processes in Central and Eastern Europe. Author(s): Roberts, L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 65) The government's role in stimulating national tourism development: the case of Poland. Author(s): Kotlinski, W.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 73) The role of foreign direct investment in the development of tourism in post-communist Hungary. Author(s): Behringer, Z. Kiss, K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 83) Estonian national heritage, tourism, and paradoxes of transformation. Author(s): Worthington, B.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 95) Sustainability as the basis for future tourism development in Serbia. Author(s): Popesku, J. Hall, D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 105) Positioning the tourism product of an emerging industry: image, resources and politics in Kyrgyzstan. Author(s): Schofield, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 119) Transition for EU accession: the case of Malta's restructuring tourism and transport sectors. Author(s): Attard, M. Hall, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 133) Tourism development and planning in constrained circumstances: an institutional appraisal of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). Author(s): Alipour, H. Kilic, H.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 147) The impact of political instability on the tourism industries of selected Mediterranean destinations: a neural network approach. Author(s): Theocharous, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 169) Provincial government roles in Chinese tourism development: the case of Hunan. Author(s): Huang Rong
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 185) Authenticity, ethnicity and social transformation at World Heritage Sites: tourism, retailing and cultural change in Lijiang, China. Author(s): Yamamura, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 201) Tourism administration and regional integration under transition: policy and practice in South Africa. Author(s): Briedenhann, J. Butts, S.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Tourism Research Group, Research and Development Division, The Scottish Agricultural College (SAC), Auchincruive, Ayr KA6 5HW, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2004
  • ISBN
  • 9780851997483
  • Record Number
  • 20043108958