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The Grim Reality of the Olympic Games

The Grim Reality of the Olympic Games

Not Everybody Wins at the Games Most of the media reports on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were about sunny beaches and gold medals. Not many reporters had anything negative to say when it came to the Games, after all it is meant to be a joyful event....
Peace, Tourism and Economic Growth

Peace, Tourism and Economic Growth

You would think that promoting tourism was an obvious strategy for achieving peace and economic well-being in impoverished or war-torn countries, right? Well, yes, but there are significant challenges in reaching the full potential of tourism in developing countries....
The Paradox of Economic Growth and Tourism

The Paradox of Economic Growth and Tourism

Discernible Growth vs. a Straggling Industry There are several inconsistencies in the role that tourism plays in contributing to economic opportunity in developing countries. By solving these inconsistencies, companies in the industry have the opportunity to take on...