Tourism shift from developed to underdeveloped countries

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Vu, Jo (2009) Tourism shift from developed to underdeveloped countries. In: Full papers: International Conference on Applied Business Research, September 21-25, 2009. Mendel University, Brno-Zemedelska, p. 1667.


The developed countries have had a long history of gaining the greater benefit from trade between nations, and international tourism is a form of trade that represents exports as tourist arrivals. The economic development of world regions has increasingly been linked to tourism development and particularly the volume of tourist arrivals. Worldwide the share in tourism is increasingly spreading to less developed economies and it has been assumed that most world regional international tourism flows from the developed to the underdeveloped world, and forms a process of foreign exchange income. This paper examines the question of whether tourism arrivals volume has moved from the developed to underdeveloped countries over the recent period from 2000 to 2005.

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ISBN 9788073753252
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Economics and Finance
Historical > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > SEO Classification > 9003 Tourism
Keywords ResPubID17300, world economic dimensions, principal component analysis, dynamic shift-share analysis
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