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Cover for Developing countries.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to developing countries. Issues discussed include: the weakness of tourism policy in developing countries; the choice between short-term development versus long-term sustainable development; the argument that tourism in developing ...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategy for future mountain tourism.

A policy for promoting the use of tourism as one means for sustaining the integrity of mountain ecosystems is described. The strategy is composed of four specific thrusts: increased mountain perspective and awareness; improved mountain reciprocity; reduced mountain degradation; and deepened and...

Author(s)
Moss, L. A. G.; Godde, P. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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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...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rural tourism and recreation: principles to practice.

This book reviews the theory and practice of tourism and recreation in rural areas in Europe. Including numerous case studies , 9 chapters cover: the changing nature of recreation and tourism provision in rural areas; the emergence of sustainability in the development debate; the different levels...

Author(s)
Roberts, L.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995403)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecotourism policy and planning.

This book provides an overview of the extent of international ecotourism policy. A key objective of the book is to highlight the importance of balancing social, ecological, and economic factors in the development of policy for the ecotourism industry. Thus sustainability issues are addressed from a ...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book
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Cover for The context of ecotourism policy and planning.

This introductory chapter sets the context of ecotourism policy and planning by reviewing issues pertaining to: tourism and sustainability; the goals of tourism plans; and the levels of tourism planning.

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.; Fennell, D. A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism management in Europe: lessons from the biosphere reserves in Central and Eastern Europe.

This chapter examines the state of environmental practices in biosphere reserves in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia where sustainable practices have been proposed. In each case there is a review of the biosphere reserve structure followed by their current sustainable and ecotourism ...

Author(s)
Diamantis, D.; Johnson, C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Linking biodiversity and sustainable tourism policy.

This chapter outlines the major issues involved in the integration of biodiversity conservation into sustainable tourism policy at the local, national, regional, and global levels. The stakeholders involved in this relationship are identified. It is concluded that: public policy and the...

Author(s)
Holtz, C.; Edwards, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The competitive destination: a sustainable tourism perspective.

This book is primarily intended to provide destination managers with an overall understanding of the complex and multifaceted factors that affect destination competitiveness. Following an introductory chapter, chapter 2 reviews the literature on competition and sustainable tourism. Chapter 3 is the ...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability as the basis for future tourism development in Serbia.

This chapter examines Serbia's pursuit of a "sustainable" tourism development policy and the context within which this is evolving. This context comprises: Serbia being set in relative isolation during the 1990s; the physical destruction and regional instability wrought by the break up of...

Author(s)
Popesku, J.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book chapter

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