Tourism Organisations and Tourism Policies

  • François Vellas
  • Lionel Bécherel


The tourism policies of many countries are a component (often an essential one) of their overall economic policy. They are developed and implemented by both professionals and administrative organisations.


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Further Reading

  1. Barker, M. L. ‘Traditional Landscape and Mass Tourism in the Alps’, Geographical Review, 72 (4), pp. 395–415, 1982.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  6. Johnson, P. and Thomas, B. Perspective on Tourism Policy. London: Mansell, 1992.Google Scholar
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  9. Romsa, G. ‘An Overview of Tourism and Planning in the Federal Republic of Germany’, Annals of Tourism Research, 8 (3), pp. 333–56, 1981.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. WTO.Role and Structure of National Tourism Administrations, 1979.Google Scholar

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  • François Vellas
  • Lionel Bécherel

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