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Tourism, marketing and telecommuniction: a road towards regional development

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  • Nijkamp, Peter

    (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculteit der Economische Wetenschappen en Econometrie (Free University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics Sciences, Business Administration and Economitrics)

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Starting from the concept of a global tourist village, this paper highlights the rapidly increasing role of international tourism in sustainable development. The paper argues that a balance has to be found between economic growth and ecological preservation of tourist areas. The level of tourist expenditures is to be evaluated against the social costs of the sector concerned. The paper offers also some numerical results on a meta-analytical experiment on tourist income multipliers in various tourist areas.

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Paper provided by VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics in its series Serie Research Memoranda with number 0028.

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Date of creation: 1998
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Handle: RePEc:dgr:vuarem:1998-28

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  1. Andreas Freytag & Christoph Vietze, 2006. "International Tourism, development and Biodiversity: First Evidence," Jenaer Schriften zur Wirtschaftswissenschaft 11/2006, Friedrich-Schiller-Universit├Ąt Jena, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakult├Ąt.
  2. Andreas Freytag & Christoph Vietze, 2010. "Can nature promote development? The role of sustainable tourism for economic growth," Jena Economic Research Papers 2010-008, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics.

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