Contribution of Tourism to Poverty Alleviation (Escap by United Nations

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It really is now famous that tourism can give a contribution to poverty relief via task production and efficient employment. Tax profit derived from tourism actions can be utilized to enhance schooling, health and wellbeing and infrastructure improvement, all of that are very important for poverty relief. tradition and culture could be revitalized and the common atmosphere will be preserved via applicable and sustainable tourism improvement. This e-book summarizes the papers awarded via nation representatives attending the "Seminar on Poverty relief via Sustainable Tourism improvement" and notion papers ready by means of specialists relating to tourism improvement and poverty relief.

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The income differences between the inhabitants in urban areas and those in suburban areas and among different groups within the city have increased. For more than ten years, the hunger elimination and poverty reduction (HEPR) programme of Ho Chi Minh City has received active involvement and strong support from a large number of organizations and individuals. It has contributed extensively to improving the quality of life of households and living conditions in low income localities. The programme has provided direct assistance to more than 100,000 poor households, of which more than 12,000 households have had their nutrition needs addressed and more than 6,000 households have moved above the poverty line.

The Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) claims that 60 per cent of all international tourists to India visit the city each year. Over 775,000 domestic tourists also visit the city. The revenue earned from tourism-related activities in 2001 was about $US 408 million. The tourism potential of Jaipur is based largely on its heritage sites, buildings, traditional crafts and handicrafts. The city is famous for its gems and exquisite hand made jewelry, carvings of wood, ivory and marble statues and colourful textiles.

3 million jobs throughout the economy. 4 million additional jobs. Tourism in the Philippines has suffered some negative effects from local and international events linked to terrorism. Outbound travel from the Philippines has slowed down and the image as a safe destination in Asia has been tarnished. 8 per cent, respectively, as indicated in table 11-9. Tourism recovered in 2002, however, because of continuous efforts by the government to address the problems faced by the industry. 6 per cent in visitor arrivals in 2002.

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