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Title: Socio Political Barrier To Tourism Marketing in South Asia
Authors: Panda, Tapan Kumar
Mishra, Sitikantha*
Keywords: Tourism
Socio-political risk
Terrorism
Image issues
Health issues
Economic Issues
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Scholarly Article
Abstract: Tourism is a smokeless industry and is one of the fast growing businesses world over. The tourist flow to various countries serves as an indicator through which we can foresee a process of cultural assimilation and economic development in destination countries. Every country has something to offer to a tourist, it may be in the form of natural products like scenic spots or man made wonders like Disneyland in USA. Many of the developing countries are blessed with such a vast amount of cultural heritage, material artifacts and life styles embedded with fairs and festivals that tourism industry can serve as a great source of revenue generation. Despite the nature‚Äôs gift in abundance in countries and particularly in South Asia, the tourist traffic has remained dismally low and the region receives a minute percentile of the global traffic. This paper is an attempt to find out the reasons of this poor response world over and identify the perceived barriers of risk. The paper identifies two...
Description: * External Author
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2259/202
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