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DOI link for Tourism, Development and Growth. Tourism, Development and Growth book. The Challenge of Sustainability. Edited By John J. Pigram, Salah Wahab. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 October Pub. location London. Imprint by: Definitions of tourism and tourists This book is an introductory text to tourism planning and management at undergraduate level, however, some understanding of the nature of tourism is assumed. Nevertheless, as there is no full agreement on the meaning of the term SOCIAL CHANGE AND THE GROWTH OF TOURISM,,,,,, File Size: KB. This text explores the role of tourism as a potential contibutor to socio-economic development in destination areas. Establishing a link between tourism studies and development studies, it considers what is meant by development, the processes through which development may be achieved and, in particular, a number of fundamental issues related to the use of tourism as a development agent.5/5(5). The question of how best to harness tourism for the good of host communities is increasingly debated and forms the basis of this book. Written in a highly accessible style for a general audience as well as professionals, it applies an economic way of thinking to tourism to help readers gain a better understanding of this dynamic and fascinating Cited by:
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