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Author : Sarah JR Ryu
School/Work Place : Victoria University, Australia
Contact : sarah.ryu@research.vu.edu.au
Year : 2005

Tourism today is second only to oil as the world’s leading export commodity, accounting for global earnings of more than $300 billion, or nearly 25 per cent of total world GNP (Poirier 2000, p30, cited in Dieke, 2000). Over the last two decades, tourism has proved to be the world’s fastest growing economic sector, with average growth of 7.1 per cent per year in arrivals and 12.5 per cent in receipts (Poirier 2000, p30, cited in Dieke, 2000). So tourism should be seen as a major industry and a boost to the economy generally through the results or ‘flow on’ of the multiplier effect in tourism (Elliott 1997).

Despite these statistics, apparent growth tourism in many countries falters when confronted with various political instabilities that cause to distract development in tourism.

This exploratory paper, which is part of an ongoing major research project, will examine how tourism can be used as a tool for political and ideological goals, how tourism reform occurs by the industry of particularly politically troubled nations, how tourism can be moulded by the political purpose, and the impact political instability has upon the healthy operation of tourism.


List of Articles
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5 Think Tank XVIII Advocating the utilisation of visitor book inscription... file 391 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: Visitor books, visitor experience, visitor satisfaction, Mnemba Island, Zanzibar.

Author: Kevin Mearns 

Year: 2018 

4 Think Tank XVIII What to communicate about sustainability actions of Fi... file 646 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: sustainability, responsibility, marketing, communication, Finland, villa holiday

Author: Katja Pasanen 

Year: 2018 

3 Think Tank XVIII Persuasive communication: an experiment on hotel guest... file 748 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: personal values, smart water-saving technology, community-based social marketing, science communication, pro-environmental behaviour, field experiment.

Author: Pablo Pereira-Doel, Xavier Font & Candice Howarth 

Year: 2018 

2 Think Tank XVIII Deconstructing mass tourism with “upscale, all-year-ro... file 567 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: local residents, seasonality, mass tourism, sustainability, tourism development

Author: Tina Šegota 

Year: 2018 

1 Think Tank XVIII Sustainable Experience: Innovative sustainable communi... file 1083 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: Customer Experience, Sustainable Marketing, CSR, Communication, Hospitality Management

Author: Annkathrin Weiss & Matthias Straub 

Year: 2018 

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