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Cover for The impacts and benefits of routes and trails.

This chapter focuses on the impacts and benefits of creating or developing tourism routes and trails. It considers the contribution of tourism to economic growth; the measurement of economic return; the economic impact of routes and trails especially in rural, mountain or remote areas; the social...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism as a development option: perspectives from the World Bank.

This chapter reflects primarily on the supply-side issues and on the reality of successfully harnessing tourism and achieving desired impacts in developing countries. Specifically, drawing on the experiences of the past three decades as well as a cohort of over 80 World Bank Group tourism-related...

Author(s)
Mann, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, tradition and culture: a reflection on their role in development.

This book brings together a collection of the author's published material that reflects the role played by tourism in 'development', both in societies emerging from Western colonialism and in societies previously part of the Soviet system. The overarching theme looks at how, promoted as a tool for...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book
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Cover for Globalization of adventure tourism.

This chapter looks at the globalization of the adventure tourism market, highlights the most popular adventure destinations, and discusses the issues of disintermediation in the adventure industry and the sustainability of adventure tourism. It is indicated that globalization has increased access...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World heritage sites and their impact in the context of destination marketing.

This chapter discusses heritage tourism and its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts, as well as the marketing and management of world heritage sites. The of marketing in the sustainability of world heritage sites is highlighted.

Author(s)
Bİnbasİoglu, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism development in Costa Rica.

This chapter reports on the tourism experience of Costa Rica. It reveals how, despite being a geographically small country whose land use initially was focused on agriculture and livestock, Costa Rica is a nation in which tourism has become the main source of income in the past 10 years....

Author(s)
Bermúdez-Elizondo, M.; Araúz-Beita, I.; Arias-Navarro, A.; Borbon-Sandí, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development in Mexico.

This chapter analyses tourism development and impacts in Mexico from a sociological perspective. By arguing that tourism development in the country is structurally articulated by the condition of being a developing country, the chapter critically reviews the evolution of tourism development through ...

Author(s)
Osorio-García, M.; Novo, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impacts of tourism in economic growth and development in Uruguay.

This chapter takes an economic perspective to study the contribution of tourism to economic growth and development in Uruguay. Reporting that Uruguay is the Latin American country that receives the highest proportion of tourists in terms of its population, the chapter quantifies the contribution of ...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Lanzilotta, B.; Pizzolon, F.; Rodríguez Brindis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Responsible tourism management.

This chapter introduces the various tourism resources and discusses the difficulty in allocating resources between tourism and non-tourism uses. The concept of carrying capacity is discussed as a basis for understanding tourism impacts. A look into the interrelationships between economic,...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter

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