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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beyul</i>: Sherpa perspectives on landscapes characteristics and tourism development in Khumbu (Everest), Nepal.

This chapter examines local residents' perspectives of Nepal's Khumbu (Mt Everest) region and the role of tourism in shaping residents' perspectives of this sacred landscape. This region is believed to be a sacred beyul, or a hidden valley that acts as a refuge, by local Buddhist Sherpas, and has...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.; Mu Yang; La PoHsin
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of natural disasters on religious tourism sites: earthquakes in the spiritual heart of Italy.

Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork including participant observation, site inspections within the forbidden 'red zone' of towns such as Norcia, Amatrice and Campi, and interviews with locals, administrators, tourism industry workers, and clergy, this chapter examines the physical and...

Author(s)
Giovine, M. di; Ascione, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World Heritage Sites: tourism, local communities and conservation activities.

This book addresses diverse themes surrounding World Heritage sites (WHSs), including tourism development, tourism marketing, heritage management, conservation activities, local communities, as well as economic, sociocultural and environmental impacts. Also covered are contemporary developments in...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of development of religious tourism on the host community - a case study of Mount E'mei in China.

This chapter discusses the relationship between religions and tourism, local stakeholders' perceptions of tourism, and the factors that influence those views. A case study of the different perceived impacts (economic, social, cultural, and environmental) of the development of Buddhism-related...

Author(s)
Hu XinLei; Huang Rong
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflection (summary).

This final chapter summarizes the key points in the previous chapters regarding World Heritage sites (WHSs), Eastern and Western viewpoints on World Heritage issues, heritage management and conservation activities, heritage tourism development and marketing, changes in local communities and views...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Degrowth in tourism: conceptual, theoretical and philosophical issues.

The overall purpose of this book is to familiarize readers with the emergent research paradigm of degrowth by looking at it as an alternative to the classic models of development and by exploring and applying the concept of degrowth in a tourism context. The book has seven chapters, which explore:...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of degrowth in tourism.

This chapter analyses the costs and benefits of tourism development in the following three categories: economic, sociocultural and environmental. The economic, environmental and sociocultural impacts of degrowth-inspired travelling are compared with other forms of tourism. In doing so, an attempt...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Kashi and Cosmos, India: the pilgrimage circuit of the Panchakroshi Yatra.

This chapter examines the Panchakroshi Yatra or pilgrimage circuit to Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India) with a particular focus on the historical development of the route, how the route has helped with local development and cultural identity, and environmental issues that have arisen in recent years...

Author(s)
Singh, R. P. B.; Rana, P. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter

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