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The encyclopedia of ecotourism.

Book cover for The encyclopedia of ecotourism.


This encyclopedia provides an expert and comprehensive knowledge base of the global ecotourism sector. It is divided into 8 major sections, and contains 41 chapters, individually authored by internationally recognized researchers and practitioners in ecotourism. Each chapter combines theory and practice in a complementary way. The scope of the encyclopedia includes definitions and other contextual material, regional perspectives, venues, impacts, planning and management considerations, and issues with ecotourism businesses, research and training. This is a reference work for students, researchers and practitioners in tourism, and ecotourism planners and managers. The encyclopedia also contains a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 5) Principles of ecotourism. Author(s): Blamey, R. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 23) Types of ecotourism. Author(s): Orams, M. B.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 37) Ecotourists: not a homogeneous market segment. Author(s): Wight, P. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 63) Global growth and magnitude of ecotourism. Author(s): Hawkins, D. E. Lamoureux, K.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 73) Ecotourism in the context of other tourism types. Author(s): Weaver, D. B.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 85) A regional survey by continent. Author(s): Cater, E.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 193) Rainforests. Author(s): Frost, W.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 205) Mountain ecotourism: creating a sustainable future. Author(s): Williams, P. W. Singh, T. V. Schl├╝ter, R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 219) Polar environments. Author(s): Stonehouse, B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 235) Islands and coasts. Author(s): Halpenny, E. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 251) Deserts, grasslands and savannahs. Author(s): Weaver, D. B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 265) Marine environments. Author(s): Cater, C. Cater, E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 287) Public protected areas. Author(s): Lawton, L. J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 303) Privately owned protected areas. Author(s): Langholz, J. Brandon, K.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 315) Modified spaces. Author(s): Lawton, L. J. Weaver, D. B.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 327) Wilderness. Author(s): Hammitt, W. E. Symmonds, M. C.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 345) Indigenous territories. Author(s): Hinch, T.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 363) Economic impacts. Author(s): Lindberg, K.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 379) Environmental impacts. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 395) Exploring socio-cultural impacts on local communities. Author(s): Wearing, S.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 411) Developing indicators for destination sustainability. Author(s): Sirakaya, E. Jamal, T. B. Choi, H. S.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 433) Rural development. Author(s): Butler, R. W.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 451) Management tools and techniques: an integrated approach to planning. Author(s): Backman, S. Petrick, J. Wright, B. A.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 463) Policy and planning. Author(s): Fennell, D. A. Buckley, R. Weaver, D. B.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 479) Ecotourism-related organizations. Author(s): Halpenny, E. A.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 497) Ecotourism in the inter-sectoral context. Author(s): Cohen, J.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 509) The place of ecotourism in public policy and planning. Author(s): Parker, S.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 525) Accommodations. Author(s): Gardner, J.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 535) Tour operators. Author(s): Higgins, B. R.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 549) Tour guides and interpretation. Author(s): Weiler, B. Ham, S. H.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 565) The business of ecotourism. Author(s): McKercher, B.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 579) The pursuit of excellence: benchmarking, accreditation, best practice and auditing. Author(s): Issaverdis, J. P.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 597) Methodological approaches used in the literature. Author(s): Backman, K. F. Morais, D. B.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 611) Information sources for planning and management. Author(s): Eagles, P. F. J.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 627) Education and training. Author(s): Lipscombe, N. Thwaites, R.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 639) Areas and needs in ecotourism research. Author(s): Fennell, D. A.