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Backpacker Tourism and Economic Development: Perspectives from the Less Developed World

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ISBN-10: 1135933081

ISBN-13: 9781135933081

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mark P. Hampton

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There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the 1960s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in areas with the largest concentrations of backpackers (South and South-East Asia particularly Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and India), as well as increasingly in Latin America. This volume provides a focused review of the economic development impacts of backpacker tourism in developing regions furthering knowledge on how backpacker tourism can play a crucial role in development strategies in these…    
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Publisher: Routledge
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 184