Tourism and Regional Development

Tourism and Regional Development

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More people than ever now make leisure trips, making this an era of mass tourism. The scale of this phenomenon means that it is able to generate economic growth, making tourism a key factor in regional development policy. Bringing together a range of European case studies illustrating various ICT and policy innovations, this book examines the interconnections between tourism, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and regional development.References Buhalis, D. (1995), The Impact of Information Telecommunications Technologies on Tourism Distribution ... Carter, R. and F. Bedard (200 1 ), E- Business for Tourism - Practical Guidelines for Tourism Destinations and Businesses, WTO Business Council. ... OECD (2000), Measuring the Role of Tourism in OECD Economies: The OECD Manual on Tourism Satellite Accounts and Employment.

Title:Tourism and Regional Development
Author:Maria Giaoutzi, Peter Nijkamp
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006


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