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Tourism and the economy

Gareth Richards

Tourism and the economy

an examination of methods for evaluating the contribution and effects of tourism in theeconomy

by Gareth Richards

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Published by University of Surrey, Dept. of Hotel and Catering Management in [Guildford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGareth Richards.
ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. Department of Hotel and Catering Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination382p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13695124M

This chapter examines tourism in the light of the underlying economic theories and principles. Firstly, to be able to determine the contribution of the tourism sector to the economic growth and development of the region, a thorough analysis of the relevant economic theories and principles should be done. Thus, this chapter deals with the.   Tourism activity, economic growth and other productive factors. The need to consider other productive factors when analysing the relationship between tourism activity and economic growth has been demonstrated by. Despite this, there has been little inclusion of additional factors in the study of the contribution of tourism activity to.

changes in tourism demand (e.g. Smeral, , , ; Smeral & Song, ). The impact of the financial and economic crisis on tourism has also been explored in the literature (Smeral, , ). The coverage of tourism economics is very broad, and a careful consideration of both internal and external and supply and demand-related. INTERNATIONAL TOURISM: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE World Tourism Organization in cooperation with WTO Education Network at University of Hawaii at Manoa, U.S.A.

All the way through the recession the discussion was about jobs, jobs, jobs. For the first time to my recollection is a research piece that speaks specifically to the impact successful tourism promotion and development can have on other areas of the local economy, and how it leads to job generation in other parts of the economy. Economic and Social Benefits from Tourism. Employment creation: tourism is labour intensive industry. Employs a higher % of women. The growth of ethical tourism has been a key recent feature + volunteerism; Export earnings: tourism is a service industry - generates important foreign exchange earnings. An important source of diversification for.


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