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Cover for The great unknown.

This introductory chapter contextualizes the study of Western tourists in developing countries and examines the size of West-South tourism. It concludes by pointing out the importance of such a study to the sustainable development of tourism in the South.

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards understanding western tourists: theoretical perspectives.

Understanding tourism in the context of modernity implies understanding both historical roots and present manifestations of tourism as reflections of the structure and contradiction of modernity. This chapter follows several lines of though about modernity (rationalization, alienation, romanticism, ...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Understanding western tourists in developing countries.

This book provides an analysis of Western tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes, enabling suppliers to be aware of and help meet their demands while maximizing economic benefits, minimizing undesired social and cultural impacts, and developing sustainable products and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards understanding western tourists: empirical studies.

This chapter presents empirical data on Western tourists in developing countries, based on both primary and secondary sources. The primary data (concerning organized round trips) came from some 333 interview records (272 with tourists and 61 with tour managers, tour guides, local travel agents and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The tourist unravelled.

This chapter presents conceptual conclusions about Western tourists based upon a comparison between the theoretical perspectives discussed in chapter 2 (pp. 10-61) and the empirical data presented in chapter 3 (pp. 62-112). First of all, the lines of thought that are outlined in chapter 2 are...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Planning for the 'right' tourists.

This chapter presents strategic and practical conclusions concerning the process of tourism planning in developing countries that want to maximize the desired benefits from tourism and minimize the undesired impacts. First, however, the chapter argues that the dominant concepts used in...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cycling in the Netherlands - a sustainable move forward for a whole nation.

This chapter looks at cycling as a successful form of sustainable tourism in the Netherlands. Cycling offers a cheap, easy, healthy and active outdoor recreational alternative to the motor car, for day trips, weekend outings and holidays. Cycling is small scale, often individual, or associated with ...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter