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Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management.

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This volume reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the key principles of conservation and community benefits from indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses and joint ventures. It compares indigenous tourism in developed and developing countries and provides global case studies of indigenous ecotourism projects in the Pacific Islands (village-...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 232)

South-east Asia: forest and mountain ecotourism, hilltribes and island nations.

This chapter reviews indigenous ecotourism ventures located on tribal lands and protected areas of South East Asia. Indigenous ecotourism projects in the mainland Mekong countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and southwest China (Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces) are reviewed. Other indigenous ecotourism ventures in the island nations of Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia, including Sarawak and Sabah in northwest Borneo are also reviewed. Key factors affecting the development of indigenous ecotourism ventures are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The context of indigenous ecotourism. Author(s): Zeppel, H. D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 35) The Pacific Islands: village-based ecotourism in community rainforests. Author(s): Zeppel, H. D.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 67) Latin America: rainforest ecotourism, Andes Mountains and Indian territories. Author(s): Zeppel, H. D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 117) East Africa: wildlife and forest ecotourism, the Maasai and community lands. Author(s): Zeppel, H. D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 169) Southern Africa: ecotourism on wildlife conservancies and communal lands. Author(s): Zeppel, H. D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 216) West Africa: community-based ecotourism in forest areas. Author(s): Zeppel, H. D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 278) Sustainable development and management of indigenous ecotourism. Author(s): Zeppel, H. D.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • James Cook University, Cairns, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845931247
  • Record Number
  • 20073013074