Monday, August 27, 2012

Tourism and Poverty Reduction Strategies in the Integrated Framework for Least Developed Countries

Tourism is now one of the most important industries in the world in employment creation and generation of foreign revenues. This study sheds light on how Least Developed Countries (LDCs) can maximize pro-poor gains from tourism. The analysis is country-specific, focusing on three levels of interventions: policy and regulatory framework, institutional support and supply-side (enterprise) response. The analysis includes endogenous factors relevant for tourism development, such as capacities, supply chains, social and environmental sustainability, among others. This article is available:

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