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Contribution of Tourism to Poverty Alleviation (Escap Tourism Review)

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Published by United Nations .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development economics,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Reference,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Poverty,
  • Development - Economic Development

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9123317M
    ISBN 109211204453
    ISBN 109789211204452

    CONTRIBUTION OF TOURISM TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION PRO-POOR TOURISM AND THE CHALLENGE OF MEASURING IMPACTS Walter Jamieson, Harold Goodwin and Christopher Edmunds For Transport Policy and Tourism Section Transport and Tourism Division UN ESCAP November PREFACE This paper has been prepared by Dr. Walter Jamieson of the File Size: KB. The Role of Tourism in Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania [Luvanga, Nathanael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Role of Tourism in Poverty Alleviation in TanzaniaCited by:

    Tourism Contribution to Poverty Alleviation in Kenya: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis. Njoya ET(1), Seetaram N(2). Author information: (1)Department of Logistics Operations and Hospitality Management, University of Cited by:   African Responsible Tourism Awards: Best in Poverty Alleviation. The Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS), of which I was previously l director, has worked with TFPD for 11 continuous years on three of its tourism development projects.

    Books. Responsible Tourism and Local Economic Development to be published by () (drafted Goodwin H) Tourism and Poverty Alleviation World Tourism Organization. Goodwin H Contribution of Tourism to Poverty Alleviation Pro Poor Tourism and the Challenge of Measuring Impacts Transport Policy and Tourism Section, Transport Division UN.   (). Tourism's contribution to poverty alleviation: A community perspective from Tanzania. Development Southern Africa: Vol. 27, Tourism impacts: Lessons for policy, programmes and projects, pp. Cited by:


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The contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;] -- This publication summarizes the papers presented by country representatives attending the Seminar on Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Tourism Development and two concept papers prepared by.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is pleased to offer to the international community, and especially to those people and institutions who take decisions in the field of tourism or that indirectly affect tourism, this second publication in a series on Tourism and Poverty : World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

The contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;] -- It is now recognized that tourism can contribute to poverty alleviation through job creation and productive employment by offering labour-intensive jobs and small-scale business opportunities that.

The book offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to the topic of tourism development and its contribution to the fight against poverty. Tourism development is credited to be a powerful source of regional development and improvement in developing countries, and the focus of the book is on the world's poorest areas and how tourism connects toCited by: 8.

It is now recognized that tourism can contribute to poverty alleviation through job creation and productive employment. Tax revenue derived from tourism activities can be used to improve education, health and infrastructure development, all of which are important for poverty alleviation.

Tourism expenditure from international visitors in developing countries can stimulate economic activity, infrastructure development and employment. Trying to measure tourism’s contribution to poverty alleviation aligns with other global initiatives, such as UNWTO’s ST-EP program.

Contribution of Tourism to Poverty Alleviation book paper aims to contribute to the academic research on tourism and poverty alleviation, by providing an integrated research framework on the impacts of tourism on poverty. (iii) Investigate the barriers to poverty alleviation via tourism in Sapa from the perspectives.

of local poor people and key informants; and. (iv) Explore the perceptions and experiences of poor people and key informants in Sapa. regarding tourism as a means of poverty alleviation. The Role of Tourism in Poverty Alleviation: Luvanga and Shitundu Significance of the Problem The significance of the problem arises from the intended goal of trying to quantify the economic effects of tourism in Tanzania and their contribution towards poverty alleviation.

In so doing, the study sheds light on what the. The contribution s of this study to the tourism poverty reduction knowledge base include information on how tourism is perceived by the resource poor; enhanced knowledge with findings indicating tourism is not improving the livelihoods of the poor in communities investigated in this study; just to mention few.

The book offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to the topic of tourism development and its contribution to the fight against poverty. Tourism development is credited to be a powerful source of regional development and improvement in developing countries, and the focus of the book is on the world’s poorest areas and how tourism.

Tourism and Poverty Alleviation. Abstract: One of the cornerstones of sustainable tourism – ecological, social and economic - to which WTO is committed, is the well being of poor communities and their environment. Tourism can play a significant part in balanced sustainable development and generate benefits for the poor.

With the aim of contributing to the understanding of tourism as a tool for poverty alleviation and sustainable development, UNWTO jointly with SNV has produced this publication, which outlines some practical steps that can be taken in tourism destinations to shape and manage tourism in ways which deliver more benefits to disadvantaged individuals and communities.

Taking a micro-level approach, this study questions whether the positive impacts of tourism often claimed at the macro level do indeed trickle down to the grassroots level to lift local people out of poverty. A case study of the local community in. The book provides a clear understanding about a strategic view of poverty alleviation through Sustainable Tourism Development in developing countries like- : Nisha Saha.

It went on the explain that, uniquely, the book looks beyond the authors own work on pro-poor tourism, livelihoods and value chains to assess what other research methods have to say on tourism-poverty linkages.

The book is therefore able to highlight the contributions – and frankly the weaknesses – of findings from across the spectrum, whether from economic. Tourism Contribution to Poverty Alleviation in Kenya: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Eric Tchouamou Njoya1 and Neelu Seetaram2 Abstract The aim of this article is to investigate the claim that tourism development can be the engine for poverty reduction in Kenya using a dynamic, microsimulation computable general equilibrium model.

Contribution of tourism FDI to poverty alleviation: A selected Case from hunting safaris in Tanzania Wineaster Anderson1 and Grace Nicodemus2 Abstract This study assesses the contribution of tourism-based foreign direct investment to poverty alleviation using the single case-study method.

Tourism contributes to climate change, destabilizing the present destinations – when idealistic hotspots are ruined, travelers move on elsewhere, and the local economy that has sprouted around tourism collapses. Poverty alleviation through tourism will ultimately be unsuccessful, even detrimental, to the most vulnerable of populations and.

The Role of Sustainable Tourism in Poverty Alleviation in South Africa: A Case Study of the Spier Tourism Initiative By Godlove Ngek Chifon Student Number: Mini-Thesis Submitted to the Institute for Social Development, Faculty of Arts, contribution of the coach and the supporters must never be overlooked.

For this reason. Contribution of Tourism to Poverty Alleviation Pro Poor Tourism and the Challenge of Measuring Impacts Transport Policy and Tourism Section.At the multilateral level, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) (previously the World Tourism Organization or WTO) is a sector advocacy organization that has been a firm proponent of tourism’s contribution to poverty reduction (WTO,a).A policy that helps the extreme poor move closer to the poverty line though not having a significant contribution in reducing poverty count is a valid mean for poverty alleviation, but failure to account for the benefits accrued in the form of improved income distribution for the poorest leads to the erroneous conclusion that the policy is Cited by: