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Tourism and the Less Developed World

Issues and Case Studies

by David Harrison

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by CABI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism industry,
  • Travel,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Developing countries,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,
  • Business & Economics / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,
  • Asia - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11600924M
    ISBN 100851998305
    ISBN 109780851998305

    "Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World" is the first book of its kind to synthesize global and regional issues, challenges, and practices related to cultural heritage and tourism, specifically in less-developed nations. This book provides an introduction to the tourism-development process. Focusing specifically on the less developed world and drawing on contemporary case studies, it questions many assumptions about the role of tourism in development and, in particular, highlights the dilemmas faced by destinations seeking to achieve development through tourism. His basic approach to development issues emerged in his single-authored text The Sociology of Modernization and Development (), and he went on to edit numerous books on tourism, including Tourism and the Less Developed Countries (), Tourism and the Less Developed World () and Pacific Island Tourism (), and co-editor of many. The medical tourism phenomenon hasn’t just come about as first-world patients seek cheaper care. Other participants come from less-developed countries with inferior medical options.


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