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Cover for Responsible tourism management.

This chapter introduces the various tourism resources and discusses the difficulty in allocating resources between tourism and non-tourism uses. The concept of carrying capacity is discussed as a basis for understanding tourism impacts. A look into the interrelationships between economic,...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 2: tourism in Africa: is overtourism evident?

Examples are presented of popular destinations and sites in Africa, particularly in Kenya, where tourism is discernibly affecting quality of life and environmental sustainability. The solution to sustainable tourism in Africa is explored.

Author(s)
Kepher-Gona, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Sri Lanka: Climate change challenges for the Sri Lankan tourism industry.

This chapter examines the potential impacts of climate change on coastal zone tourism in Sri Lanka as well as the government and private-sector attempts to mitigate and adapt to these changes. The chapter begins by providing an overview of the Sri Lankan tourism industry and is followed by the...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; Ratnayake, I.; Gnanapala, W. K. A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Turkey: Climate change and coastal tourism: impacts of climate change on the Turquoise Coast.

This chapter tries to assess the severity of expected climate change impacts on tourism at the Turquoise Coast (Turkey) and build up an adaptation agenda for the concerned parties. First, sea level rise projections are considered to understand the degree of exposure at the immediate coastal zone. A ...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Akbas, A.; Turp, M. T.; Ozturk, T.; An, N.; Kurnaz, M. L.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The new business environment and trends in tourism.

This chapter presents an overview of the new business environment and the recent and probable future trends in tourism. Many facets are covered such as social, cultural, economic, international, communication, infrastructure, institutional, legal and political factors; ecological aspects; and...

Author(s)
Rate, S.; Moutinho, L.; Ballantyne, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Challenges facing the sustainable development of slave trade routes and trails in Cameroon.

This chapter explores the recent growth of African American diaspora tourism as quasi-religious pilgrimage to the village of Bimbia, Cameroon, which served as a major slave port in the region. Having first discussed the historical development of slavery and slave trade routes in this region, the...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport and tourism mobility.

This chapter defines a transport system and its four physical elements (way, vehicle, power, and terminal). Various criteria for classifying transport are also outlined. Also discussed are the environmental concerns about the growth of tourist mobility, and the growing necessity for transport...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Allis, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A theoretical approach to mass tourism in Italy.

This chapter focuses on mass tourism in Italy. First, it considers the leisure policies during Fascism, a period which was fundamental to the introduction of mass tourism in Italy. Secondly, it examines the boom from the 1950s to the 1970s, showing how mass tourism became the dominant model, and...

Author(s)
Savelli, A.; Manella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism and the environment: issues and dilemmas.

This chapter evaluates the issues and dilemmas of mass tourism's relationship with the natural environment. The discussion covers: the reciprocal relationship between tourism and climatic stability and ecosystem services; incremental and cumulative resource usage in tourism; the commons and...

Author(s)
Holden, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter

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