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Cover for Tourism planning and development in Latin America.

This book attempts to overcome past research negligence by focusing exclusively on tourism development, planning and impacts in a wide range of Latin American countries. It aims to widen the documentation and understanding of tourism in the sub-region in the English literature. The book has ten...

Author(s)
Monterrubio, C.; Andriotis, K.; Stylidis, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The tourism multiplier effect.

This chapter explains the concept of tourism multiplier effect and how it is calculated. Tourism multiplier effects calculated for 17 Latin American countries are presented as an illustration.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Santos, G. E. de O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global health.

This chapter discusses the globalization of medical tourism. There has been the global flourish of a continuously expanding diversity of therapeutic places, from the biomedicine of thousands of formal health-care facilities, big and small, through landscapes and places of 'natural', 'traditional'...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism and conservation in the Americas.

This book with 9 parts contains 16 chapters on ecoutourism and conservation in the Americas. The book aims to fulfill its mission, and to offer professionals in conservation and ecotourism organizations, non-governmental organizations and government offices, particularly in the USA and Latin...

Author(s)
Stronza, A.; Durham, W. H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Opening the gap: the motivation of gap year travellers to volunteer in Latin America.

This chapter examines the motivations of British gap year travellers to volunteer in Latin America. It is based on interviews with 50 volunteers who have chosen to participate in structured travel experiences as arranged by UK-based organizations. The emergent themes are divided into three...

Author(s)
Söderman, N.; Snead, S. L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quality in ecotourism: the community perspective.

This chapter examines how communities perceive quality in tourism by examining what rural residents of some communities in Latin America say and feel about their experiences in community-based tourism (CBT). Ten characteristics were identified by local communities that they regard as measures of...

Author(s)
Rome, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932374)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Have the policies of economic development been 'pro-poor'?

This chapter reviews the development policies that have been promoted by the Washington Institutions and implemented in developing countries within the framework of the structural adjustment programmes. It examines the lessons from the experience with these policies in light of the very successful...

Author(s)
Bigman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management.

This volume reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the key principles of conservation and community benefits from indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses and joint ventures. It compares indigenous tourism in developed and developing...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and the less developed world: issues and case studies.

An evaluation of the promotion of tourism for economic development in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) is presented. This book provides a review of many of the key issues involved, including the socio, cultural and environmental impacts of this movement of tourists from Developed to Less Developed...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994338)
Type
Book

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