Viewpoint: How pro-poor is business tourism in the global South?

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The nexus of tourism and poverty, and controversies around 'pro-poor tourism', are at the forefront of tourism debates in the global South. Existing scholarship is dominated, however, by research on international leisure tourism. Business tourism is under-researched as compared to leisure tourism. Given the enormous scale and importance of business tourism in contemporary Africa, this oversight requires correction including in pro-poor tourism scholarship.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)v-xiv
JournalInternational Development Planning Review
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Development


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