Social and economic impact of tourism on Asian Pacific region
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Social and economic impact of tourism on Asian Pacific region report of the Symposium on Tourism Management, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1982 by Symposium on Tourism Management (1982 Kathmandu, Nepal)

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Published by Asian Productivity Organization in Tokyo .
Written in English



  • Asia,
  • Pacific area


  • Tourism -- Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Tourism -- Pacific area -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementsponsored by the Asian Productivity Organization ; editor, Donald E. Hawkins.
ContributionsHawkins, Donald E., Asian Productivity Organization.
LC ClassificationsG155.A74 S95 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3230923M
ISBN 109283320042
LC Control Number83143413

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