Research Proposal Tourism in Resource Based Countries.docx

And analyse the role of tourism in the overall

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and analyse the role of tourism in the overall welfare of the economy and how it can further  be improved. 2. Preliminary literature review covering what others have already done in the area Azerbaijan In the research called “Tourism in Azerbaijan” that has been done by Azpromo  (Azerbaijan Export & Investment Promotion Foundation), discusses overall situation in  tourism sector in Azerbaijan and specifically and deliberates on specific spheres of tourism  such as eco-tourism, business tourism, recreation tourism, cultural and heritage tourism,  religious tourism, sport and adventure tourism. The paper discusses the reasons why foreign  direct investment (FDI) should be attracted to the tourism sector in the country and potential  business & investment opportunities. Another study called “Economic Impact of Travel & Tourism 2017, Azerbaijan” that  has been conducted by World Travel & Tourism Council (Rochelle Turner - Research 
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Director, Evelyne Freiermuth - Policy & Research Manager) defines the economic  contribution of travel & tourism, then specifically discusses travel & tourism’s contribution  to GDP and employment, visitor exports and investment. Apart from that, the researchers  delineates the different components of travel & tourism such as leisure spending, business  spending, domestic spending, foreign visitor spending, direct, induced and indirect spending  and each of their impacts on the overall welfare of tourism sector by analysing the changes in their behaviours. Furthermore, real growth and long term growth in the mentioned sector are  evaluated with the tables of estimates and forecasts. Finally, the economic impact reports of  different regions, sub-regions and countries are provided. A policy report by CESD (Centre for Economic and Social Development) on tourism  sector in Azerbaijan is one of the beneficial sources as well. This report was prepared by  Vugar Bayramov, Leyla Aliyeva, Xalid Mikayilov and indicated Azerbaijan’s place and  competitive capacity on tourism in the region, highlights the major problems in the sector, in  addition with the situation of tourism in the regions. The report was finalized by  recommendations on the strategies how tourism can be improved. Kazakhstan The research of Karkinbaeva,  М ukhambetova and Turekulova that has been  conducted in 2015 is dedicated to tourism industry of Kazakhstan and is based on an analysis  of official statistics and complemented with the results of a survey of managers of tourist  companies and individual entrepreneurs of Astana. The main statistical variables used in  paper are inbound; outbound and domestic tourism. Regardless of the fact that the paper does 
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