Developing Countries: Tourism and What it Can Do for a Developing Land


Add to cart
Essay #: 057609
Total text length is 12,563 characters (approximately 8.7 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
Developing Countries: Tourism and What it Can Do for a Developing Land
Developing countries that face economic problems often turn to tourism as a means of survival. This paper examines the short-term and long-term benefits and challenges of tourism development and outlines whether or not the dependence upon tourism is a viable option in the contemporary age. It may be argued that tourism is a real boost to a national economy in a host of different ways in the short-term; however, short-term fluctuations can also be debilitating to the tourism sector and the loss of revenue in this area can obviously thwart further development. With that in mind, the challenge confronting developing nations in the short-term is whether or not they have the...
The end:
.....m and the macro-economy in Zimbabwe: applied CGE analysis.” Development Southern Africa, 19.3(2002): 419-430.
“Onwards and upwards.” Africa Monitor: North Africa Monitor, 9.9(2004): 6-7.
Tosun, C., & C.L. Jenkins. “The evolution of tourism planning in third world countries: A critique.” Tourism in Developing Countries. Ed. Twan Huybers. Edward Algars Publishing: Cheltenham, UK. 158-176.
Travel Industry Wire. “Tourism confronting the economic downturn.” Travel Industry Wire. 5 Mar. 2009. 21 Feb. 2010
Wei, Hu, & Geoffrey Wall. “Economic and environmental symbiosis in a tourism attraction: an example from Hainan, China.” International Journal of Tourism Research, 7.4/5(2005): 295-310.