CONTENTS:- 1. Tourism, Development and the Environment; 2. Towards a New Political Economy of Global Tourism; 3. TheConsumption of Tourism; 4. Sustainability: A Barrier to Tourism Development? 5. Tourism: A Vehicle for Development; 6. The Evolution of Tourism and Development; 7. Tourism and Economic Development Issues; 8. Tourism and Regional Development Issues.
Economic development and Tourism are dependent. While as economic development of a society leads to better tourism facilities, tourism itself leads to economic developments. The case in the point is the economics of some countries in South and South-East Asia.