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Tourism in the Third World

Christian reflections

by Ron O"Grady

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ron O"Grady.
    SeriesRisk book series ;, no. 12.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.A1 O435 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3488551M
    ISBN 100883445077
    LC Control Number82008227

    Tourism and Sustainability book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. If unequal opportunities are large within many countries they 4/5(7). Increasingly it is argued that the growth of tourism offers a means for Third World countries to escape the confines of "underdevelopment". This text explores and challenges the notion of sustainability and its relationship to contemporary tourism in the developing world.

    Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours. The World Tourism Organization defines tourism more generally, in terms which go "beyond the common perception of tourism as being limited to holiday activity only", as people "traveling to and staying in. The rapid development of mass tourism to the ‘Third World’ by tour operators and tourism developers in the developed world has taken advantage of the willingness of ‘Third World’ governments to participate in projects which promise vital foreign by:

    The international tourism industry is a product of metropolitan capitalist enterprise. The superior entrepreneurial skills, resources, and commercial power of metropolitan companies enables them to dominate many Third World tourist destinations. This paper outlines the dynamics of this process, particularly in the context of the South by: The Third World tourism industry has grown rapidly, but has also encountered many problems common to other outward-oriented development strategies, including: excessive foreign dependency, the creation of separate enclaves, the reinforcement of socioeconomic and spatial inequalities, environmental destruction, and rising cultural by:


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Illustrating the analysis with cases which range across tourism in game parks, sex tours and the after-efects of political turmoil, the book explores ways of managing tourism as a resource and evaluates its long-term contribution towards national Author: John Lea.

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By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt. Edition 2nd Edition. First Published Cited by:   When people in First World countries think of tourists in the vast expanses of the Third World today, they typically think of pampered westerners, filling up the luxury hotels and imposing their Orientalist gazes on the teeming masses.

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"International tourism is one of the most understudied topics in Third World literature: to have an entire book devoted to its trends and influences is a real treat. Lea focuses upon tourism's place in development processes, linking economic, social and cultural impacts with the demands tourism generates in developing nations.2/5(3).

This book examines the economic, physical and social impacts of tourism. Following a brief discussion of the nature of tourism and tourists, the authors discuss the conceptual frameworks of tourism and evaluate the adequacy of impact methodologies currently in use.5/5(1).

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John Lea assesses the interplay of the diverse social, # Tourism--Social aspects\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Tourism and Sustainability: Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt By January the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population.

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Sharma & M. Thapar Hidayatullah National Law University, India Abstract The tourism sector is one of the most profitable non-technology-based-economic sectors and, more so in the case of Third World nations, which will remain as this research paper’s prime focus.Tourism and Development in the Third World assess the diverse social, economic, and environmental factors which impact on the Third World.

Illustrating the analysis with cases which range across tourism in game parks, sex tours and the after-efects of political turmoil, the book explores ways of managing tourism as a resource and evaluates its.The strength of the book lies in its faithful account of the places and people in the Third World.

It is ably documented with useful references for students of sociology of tourism, geography and anthropology of tourism.