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Tourism and socio-economic development: UK tour operators' business approaches in the context of the new international agenda

Tourism and socio-economic development: UK tour operators' business approaches in the context of the new international agenda

International Journal of Tourism Research 3(5): 351-366

Rapid growth of tourism to developing countries has led to new international expectations for tourism as an agent of socioeconomic development. This paper describes these new expectations, reviews the influence of tour operators on tourism-dependent economies, and reports research into ways that UK outbound tour operators could respond to the new international expectations of their business ethic and practices.

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DOI: 10.1002/jtr.348

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