Tourism in Frontier Areas

Tourism in Frontier Areas

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In this timely new collection of essays, an excellent roster of contributors bring new insight to a wide spectrum of topics related to tourism in frontier areas. The book focuses on international case studies as it discusses the economic feasibility of frontier tourist development, the tourist development of rural and urban settings, and the expansion of tourism to remote borderlands. The contributors highlight the potential, as well as the environmental, economic, bureaucratic, and cultural difficulties of peripheral tourism. This innovative and thought-provoking approach-with its wealth of detail-makes Tourism in Frontier Areas essential reading for scholars in tourist development, regional development, and economic geography.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 25.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • bibliography, index
  • 0739102877
  • 9780739102879

About Shaul Krakover

Shaul Krakover is Associate Professor of Geography at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is the author and editor of a number of books including Frontiers in Regional Development (1996 with Yehuda Gradus and Harvey Lithwick). Yehuda Gradus is Professor of Geography and Regional Planning at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.show more

Table of contents

Part 1 Issues and Approaches Chapter 2 The Development of Tourism in Frontier Regions: Issues and Approaches Chapter 3 Time Dimension and Tourism Development in Peripheral Areas Chapter 4 Sustainable Tourism Development in South Africa: From Policy to Delivery Part 5 Economic Aspects of Tourism in Frontier Areas Chapter 6 The Economic Impact of Tourism in Central and Outlying Regions of Israel: A Multiregional Input-Output Model Chapter 7 Legalization of Casino Gambling in a Frontier Region: The Israeli Experience Chapter 8 Gambling on the Border: Casinos, Tourism Development and the Prisoners' Dilemma Part 9 Tourism Frontiers in Rural Areas Chapter 10 The Training Needs of Small Rural Tourism Operators in Frontier Regions Chapter 11 Small Tourism Ventures in Peripheral Areas: The Impact of Environmental Factors on Performance Chapter 12 Agricultural Land in Frontier Areas: Conflict Between Urban Development and Tourism and Recreation Activities Part 13 Tourism Frontiers in Urban Areas Chapter 14 Tourism Development and Environmental Implications for the Indian Frontier Region: A Study of Himachal Himalaya Chapter 15 Tourism Development in a Desert Frontier Town Chapter 16 Tourism Infrastructure in Frontier Regions: An Analytical Framework of the Public, Social, and Political Context Part 17 Tourism Frontiers in Borderlands Chapter 18 Tourism in Borderlands: Competition, Complementarity, and Cross-Frontier Cooperation Chapter 19 Tourism and Culture Clash in Indian Country Chapter 20 The Changing Cultural Geography of the Frontier: National Parks and Wilderness as Frontier Remnantshow more