Tourism development planning in developing countries a critique by Herath Madana Bandara

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  • Developing countries.


  • Tourism -- Developing countries,
  • Tourism -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Tourism -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Tourism -- Social aspects -- Developing countries

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [107]-124) and index.

Book details

StatementHerath Madana Bandara.
LC ClassificationsG155.D44 B36 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 124, [10] p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3586242M
ISBN 109558156841
LC Control Number2002285245

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