The Theoretical Economic Determinants of International Tourism

  • François Vellas
  • Lionel Bécherel


The determinants of international tourism are factors which, with respect to the international exchange of tourism services, continually influence the position of each country in the international division of labour.


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Further Reading

  1. Bull, A. The Economics of Travel and Tourism. London: Pitman, 1991.Google Scholar
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© François Vellas and Lionel Bécherel 1995

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  • François Vellas
  • Lionel Bécherel

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