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Cover for Pro-poor tourism: a critique.

This chapter argues that the perception of pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a distinct (and small scale) variant of tourism involves conceptual and substantive problems. There is, indeed, a place for such tourism but it is not and will never be the alternative to mass tourism, which will continue as the...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to tourism.

This chapter introduces the reader to concepts of tourism, different definitions of tourism and how tourism has developed in various nations. The chapter presents a model of the tourism system first developed by Leiper (1979) that illustrates the three major components of tourism: generating...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theoretical perspectives on systems and sustainability.

After explaining elements of systems theory, this chapter describes how the theory has been applied in tourism and its relationship to understanding complex ideas such as sustainable tourism development and management.

Author(s)
Hunt, M. M.; Bricker, K. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability and mass tourism: a contradiction in terms?

It is argued in this chapter that sustainable mass tourism is not a contradiction in terms, but rather the largely unrecognized normative form of sustainable tourism. The chapter begins by outlining a three-dimensional model as to what fundamentally constitutes the 'sustainability' in sustainable...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of sustainable tourism.

The intention of this encyclopedia is to provide a reference resource of theories, concepts and terminology relevant to understanding the principles and practices of sustainable tourism. This reference work defines and explains terms associated with considering and preserving the environment, host...

Author(s)
Cater, C.; Garrod, B.; Low, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641430)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Theory and the future of tourism research.

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's key themes and findings with a view to the future and new opportunities for research as we continue to "demystify" the use and application of theory in tourism studies. Research gaps and opportunities are identified in the following areas: stakeholders, ...

Author(s)
Donohoe, H.; Bricker, K. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Theoretical perspectives on stakeholders in tourism management.

This chapter is dedicated to stakeholder theory and its application within sustainability in tourism and highlights the need for inter-organizational cooperation. It concludes with a case study on ecotourism in Florida, which is reflective of the challenging reality of stakeholder theory-driven...

Author(s)
Donohoe, H.; Reyes, B.; Becerra, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter

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