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The Native Tourist: Mass Tourism within Developing Countries

Edited By: Krishna B Ghimire

234 pages, Figs, tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #116311 | ISBN: 1853838047
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116315 | ISBN: 1853838039
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About this book

Examines the rapid growth in domestic tourism within developing countries, its behaviour, impacts and the relevant policy responses.

A very original and thought-provoking text.' Environmental Politics 'This book is informative and offers some necessary insights into domestic tourism.' Geographical Journal 'A book on domestic tourism with a Third World focus was long overdue, and Ghimire has done a very good job of providing an overview of the key issues and pulling together interesting case study material.' Development in Practice This book shows how traditional purposeful journeyings - pilgrimages, festivals and fairs and celebrations - are mutating into the distractions of the leisure industry.' The Ecologist, October 2001


Contents

Growth of National and Regional Tourism in Developing Countries - Strengthening Domestic Tourism in Mexico - Regional and Domestic Mass Tourism in Brazil - Economic Role of National Tourism in China - Domestic Tourism in China - South Africa's Domestic Tourism Sector - The Development of Tourism in Nigeria - Domestic Tourism in India - Bibliography, Index

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Biography

Krishna Ghimire is Senior Researcher at UNRISD in Geneva, co-editor of Social Change and Conservation and co-author of Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestation (both Earthscan)

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