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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 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
CABI Book Info
Cover for World Heritage Sites: tourism, local communities and conservation activities.

This book addresses diverse themes surrounding World Heritage sites (WHSs), including tourism development, tourism marketing, heritage management, conservation activities, local communities, as well as economic, sociocultural and environmental impacts. Also covered are contemporary developments in...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book
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Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Venice: an analysis of tourism excesses in an overtourism icon.

This chapter examines the contemporary touristification of Venice, first through a 'panoramic' overview, and then through a deeper analysis of the spatial impacts of tourism development over the last decade. The analysis demonstrates how the impacts of overtourism stretch far beyond dimensions of...

Author(s)
Visentin, F.; Bertocchi, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of development of religious tourism on the host community - a case study of Mount E'mei in China.

This chapter discusses the relationship between religions and tourism, local stakeholders' perceptions of tourism, and the factors that influence those views. A case study of the different perceived impacts (economic, social, cultural, and environmental) of the development of Buddhism-related...

Author(s)
Hu XinLei; Huang Rong
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter

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