Think Tank XIV
Tourism Development as Greek Tragedy: Implications for...
||23346 ||Jun 26, 2014 |
Although tourism has been used as a development strategy in many parts of the world for several decades, there is little evidence that it is an effective tool for improving the wellbeing of destination communities. It is not uncommon to find...
Author: Gianna Moscardo, Anna Blackman & Laurie Murphy
Think Tank XIII
Sri Lanka, Tourism for a Brighter Future? A Review of ...
||26993 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Tourism is considered to have the potential to generate foreign exchange revenue, create jobs for all levels, support handicraft and export industries, promote art and subsidise the development of transportation infrastructure; as it’s a vec...
Author: Zilmiyah Kamble & Frederic Bouchon
Think Tank XIII
Resident Perceptions of the Impacts of Tourism in Majo...
||4103 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Despite the importance of cities and tourism flows to cities, the literature which explores the effect of tourism on host communities tends to focus on non-urban locations. As different types of tourists place different demands upon the reso...
Author: Tony Griffin & Deborah Edwards
Think Tank IV
Sustainability in a Mature Mass-Tourism Destination: T...
||3769 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Most destinations are struggling to achieve sustainability for their economies, their environments, their cultures and their tourism industries. This laudatory, idealistic and complex process involves many sectors of the industry, the commun...
Author: Pauline Sheldon, John Knox & Kem Lowry