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Tourism in a Globalized Society

Tourism in a Globalized Society
Pages 121
Price 15.00 €
Language Mixed, Contains papers in English and French
ISBN 978-92-844-0625-8
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The WTO Strategic Group is a high-level working group comprising prominent persons and experts from the tourism public and private sector. This publication includes the various reflections and statements of the participants made during the sixth meeting on “Tourism in a Globalised Society” which took place in Alexandria, Egypt, from 23 to 24 June 2002.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Introductory Report
  • Rapport liminaire
  • Domination culturelle ou «village planétaire»?
  • The Imposed Globalization of the Tourism Phenomenon
  • Towards the Liberalization of Trade in Services
  • Inequalities in North-South Economic Flows: Can Tourism Correct This Asymmetry?
  • Le tourisme facteur de réduction des écarts de développement?
  • The Long Quest for Sustainable Development
  • Europe and the North-South Dialogue
  • Tourism and Development: Trade but not Aid?
  • Axes stratégiques pour un développement durable
  • Value Based Strategy for Sustainable Tourism Development: A Strategic Toolto Implement Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
  • Human Development and Sustainable Tourism Perspectives
  • Conclusions
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Secretaries-General of the WorldTourism Organization (WTO/OMT) and the United Nations Conference onTrade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • WTO Strategic Group - Background
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