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How pro-poor is tourism? - New practices can reduce poverty

Author: Insights, id21 , Published on: 1 June 2006

This issue...looks at how pro-poor tourism has developed and explores some myths and misconceptions that have arisen around this term. [Aricles include: "Can the private sector mainstream pro-poor tourism?" (refers to role of intl. tour operations, hotels, govts.); "Black Economic Empowerment The South African approach"; "Government support in Lao PDR - How effective is it?"; "Linkages and leakages Local supply and imports"; "Can all-inclusive tourism be pro-poor?"; "Community-based tourism Failing to deliver?"

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