tourism economics; theory; tourism problem; destination; trade; economic theory; knowledge; production; consumption


This Modern Guide captures the evolution of foundational tenets, theories, frameworks and models that buttressed tourism economics into an evolving discipline, shining light on both new and old approaches. It systematically examines current and future trends and issues related to new economic perspectives, consolidating the notion of tourism economics as a discipline.

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Original Citation

Croes, R. & Yang, Y. (2022). Chapter 1 Introduction. In Croes, R. & Yang, Y. (Eds.), A modern guide to tourism economics (pp. 1-14). Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Book Chapter



Source Title

A Modern Guide to Tourism Economics

Publication Version

Author's version


Edward Elgar Publishing


Rosen College of Hospitality Management


Rosen College of Hospitality Management


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