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Cover for Transport.

This chapter shows that tourist transport brings great challenges in relation to sustainability in terms of both how tourists travel to their destinations and how they travel around once they have arrived in their holiday areas. It is also clear that the private car and air travel are perhaps the...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for All-inclusive and self-contained resort complexes.

This chapter discusses the pros and cons of all-inclusive and self-contained resort complexes in relation to the idea of sustainable tourism. It is noted that these resorts have to modify their operations in several ways if they are to become more compatible with the concept of sustainable tourism. ...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental dimension.

This chapter describes the five components of the environmental dimension of sustainable tourism, namely: natural resources; the natural environment; the farmed environment; wildlife; and the built environment. It also shows that: (i) tourism can have both negative and positive impacts on the...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The economic dimension.

This chapter looks at a range of issues relating to the economics of tourism in terms of sustainability. These issues include: the economic costs and benefits of tourism; the consumption of resources; fair pricing for the tourism product; the ethics of government support for the tourism industry;...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The voluntary sector.

This chapter looks at the role of public pressure groups, professional bodies, industry pressure groups, and voluntary trusts in the development of more sustainable forms of tourism. It is noted that each type of organization has factors that limit its potential contribution to sustainable tourism. ...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to rural areas. The chapter focuses on rural tourism in Europe, where this form of tourism is particularly highly developed. The need to manage tourist pressure in rural areas is pointed out, highlighting examples of social and...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to urban areas. It discusses: (i) the challenge of managing tourist pressures in historic towns and cities; (ii) the contribution of events and festivals in urban tourism; (iii) the role of business tourism in the regeneration of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter