• Florida In World War Ii Tourists And Citrus
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    Floridians was found in the Gallup polls of the time to be one of the most interventionist of states. During the preceding years there had been a tremendous expansion of Florida's military facilities. Before the war was over Florida would host more than forty important military installations. During World War II, the Florida tourist industry demonstrated its adaptability. Dec. 7, 1941 found the Florida tourist industry preparing for its biggest year. But with the war came cancellations to resor...
  • Tourism In Ledcs Economically Developed Countries
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    In the more economically developed countries (MEDCs), synonymous mainly with the industrialized countries of the northern hemisphere there, has been an explosion in the growth of leisure and tourism industry, which is now believed to be the worlds second largest industry in terms of money generated. In order to differentiate between leisure and tourism it should be recognised that leisure often involves activities enjoyed during an individual's free time, whereas tourism commonly refers to organ...
  • Sex Tourism In Thailand
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    Sex Tourism in Thailand As we enter a new millenium the post-colonial nations in the world are still searching for ways to compete in an increasingly globalized, consumption driven economic environment. Many developing countries have speculated that Tourism is an effective catalyst for development as well as increased international understanding. Thailand, who has embraced tourism as the key to its modernization strategy, has been hailed by many as a paradigm for success. Over the past twenty ye...
  • Jet Engine European Charter Air
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    The Jet Engine and the Revolution in Leisure Air Travel, 1960-1975 Peter L yth Air transport for European tourists got off to a shaky start in the late 1920 s. 1 But it was to be thirty years before leisure air travel was to appeal to anyone but the rich and adventurous. High cost, fear of flying and the absence of toilets in early airliners (an unfortunate combination) were the main deterrents; the unpressurized aircraft of the inter-war years were noisy, slow and not especially comfortable des...
  • Tourism As A Development Strategy In The Third World
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    INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS 1. 1 - INTRODUCTION International tourism is playing an increasingly important role in the world economy, and is progressively being adopted by many Third World countries striving for development. Faced with the severe restrictions of underdevelopment, the decision to encourage tourism is being made more and more by Third World governments. In studying the wide ramifications tourism has on the areas and people concerned, it is feasible to analyze its success in the T...