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Cover for Tourism resources and sustainability.

This chapter focuses on the sustainable management of tourism resources and highlights various sustainability tools. The concepts of sustainable tourism, ecotourism, community-based tourism, pro-poor tourism, and alternative tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Gibson, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Processes to develop accommodation partnerships in protected areas.

This chapter describes step-by-step processes to establish tourism accommodation partnerships that promote sustainability in protected areas. Two approaches are described: firstly, for investments in government-owned protected areas, and secondly for investments on community-owned land....

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainability in tourism.

The concept of sustainable tourism is discussed, highlighting its various social, economic and environmental dimensions and the indicators for assessing sustainability. The primary strategies/tools for pursuing sustainable tourism are also discussed, namely: (i) participatory planning and...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Raimundo, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-ecological balance in community-based tourism experiences: a resarch proposal.

This chapter reviews an approach to determining some of the key elements involved in developing resilience in human communities and systems and the difficulties encountered. It applies the concept to community-based tourism and provides some examples of using the context of socio-ecological...

Author(s)
Ruiz-Ballesteros, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regional collaboration in community-based mountain tourism in world heritage sites: the Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central mountains in the Philippines.

This chapter provides insight into community-based tourism and governance in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, a World Heritage site in the Philippines. Utilizing tourism as a catalyst, the regional community developed a community-based and integrated organization, called Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement. ...

Author(s)
Ananayo, J.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban archaeology and community engagement: the Küçükyalı ArkeoPark in Istanbul.

This chapter reflects on the complexities of the Küçükyalı ArkeoPark, an ongoing urban archaeology research project in the city of Istanbul and on the work being conducted toward the progressive definition of a touristic identity for the site, one that would be beneficial for the site itself and...

Author(s)
Ricci, A.; Yılmaz, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taking responsibility beyond heritage: the challenge of integral planning in the Cusco Valley, Peru.

This chapter presents the Integral Tourism Destination Planning methodology (ITDP), including the key elements of the responsible tourism approach, aimed at enhancing the effective planning of heritage tourism destinations. Firstly, the chapter revisits the theoretical concepts of: (i) destination...

Author(s)
Guix, M.; Rodrigo, Z.; Santomà, R.; Vicens, X.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spatial planning - managing tourism and recreation in a lived-in 'protected' area.

This chapter indicates that an analysis of UK national parks differs from those in other parts of the world because they are 'lived in' and the majority of land is in private ownership. The chapter highlights partnership working and a collaborative approach to developing an integrated management...

Author(s)
Beardmore, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable tourism development of rural destinations: the Schist Villages, Portugal.

This chapter highlights how the 'Schist Villages Programme', financed through European Union funding, has been developed since 2001 in a rural and socio-economic isolated area of Portugal. This chapter demonstrates how the creation of the 'Schist Villages' brand is based on a coordinated process of ...

Author(s)
Eurico, S. T.; Oliveira, F. M. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter

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