Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,710,190 articles and books

Tourism in developing countries.


Tourism in developing countries.

Ed. by Twan Huybers.

Edward Elgar Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English Romantic composer. Several of his first major orchestral works, including the Enigma Variations and the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, were greeted with acclaim.  Publishing


667 pages



Economics and management of tourism; 2


Developing this compendium of research on tourism in the developing world, Huybers (U. of New South Wales New South Wales, state (1991 pop. 5,164,549), 309,443 sq mi (801,457 sq km), SE Australia. It is bounded on the E by the Pacific Ocean. Sydney is the capital. The other principal urban centers are Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Lismore, Wollongong, and Broken Hill. , Australia) reviewed papers from such peer-reviewed scholarly journals as Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Sustainable Tourism There are many different definitions of sustainable tourism. Sustainable tourism in its purest sense, is an industry which attempts to make a low impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate income and employment for locals, as well as to promote the , and Journal of Development Studies and selected 34 that collectively provided insights at a conceptual and theoretical level as well as empirical findings of applied studies and also are reflective of the debates over the pros and cons pros and cons
Noun, pl

the advantages and disadvantages of a situation [Latin pro for + con(tra) against]
 of tourism as a tool of development. The papers are organized into three sections that explore tourism and development in a general sense (as well as from political economy and government involvement perspectives); economic views of tourism and development that take in questions of cost-benefit analysis cost-benefit analysis

In governmental planning and budgeting, the attempt to measure the social benefits of a proposed project in monetary terms and compare them with its costs.
, local economic linkages, international aspects, and the issue of scale in tourism development; and multidisciplinary perspectives of spatial, socio-cultural, environmental, and ethical issues.

([c]20072005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
COPYRIGHT 2007 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2007 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion




Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Reference & Research Book News
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Aug 1, 2007
Previous Article:Capacity building in economics education and research.
Next Article:Christian churches in Dahomey-Benin; a study of their socio-political role.

Related Articles
Pleasure Island: Tourism and Temptation in Cuba.
Marc Blitzstein: a Bio-Bibliography.
Albert R. Roberts and Kenneth R. Yeager, Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice.
Tourism, Security & Safety: From Theory to Practice.
Medical tourism--health care in the global economy.
Harvard business review on the tests of a leader.
Climate change adaptation and mitigation in the tourism sector; frameworks, tools and practices.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters