Tourism: Economic, Physical, and Social Impacts

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This book examines the economic, physical and social impacts of tourism. Following a brief discussion of the nature of tourism and tourists, the authors discuss the conceptual frameworks of tourism and evaluate the adequacy of impact methodologies currently in use.

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A conceptual framework of tourism
The tourist decisionmaking process

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About the author (1982)

Geoffrey Wall is Professor of Geography at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Alister Mathieson is Dean, School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, Canada.

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