Tourism, Poverty and Development (by Andrew Holden)


Author(s): Andrew Holden

Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2013-05-29
ISBN-10: 0415566266
ISBN-13: 9780415566261
Language: English
Description:
Poverty alleviation is high on the global policy agenda, its
importance being emphasised by its place as the first of the
United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. As a potentially
significant source of economic growth in developing countries,
tourism may also play a major role in poverty reduction and
alleviation under the right circumstances. The incorporation of
tourism into development policy and Poverty Reduction Strategies
has special poignancy for those Least Developed Countries where
natural resources exist to support a tourism industry and there
are limited development alternatives.
This book offers a… more…

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