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Cover for Concepts and definitions.

This chapter outlines the history and components of ecotourism concepts and definitions, considering related terms and different perspectives, and setting the scene for the later chapters.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the definitions and scope of conservation tourism, its significance, context, as well the different models and mechanisms by which tourism could potentially contribute to conservation, including through private reserves and community conservancies. Social and geopolitical...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions.

Based on the cases and country studies presented in this book, this chapter evaluates the evidence relevant to the mechanisms by which tourism can, potentially at least, make positive net contributions to conservation.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Related sectors.

This chapter examines sub-sectors of the tourism industry that are closely related to ecotourism but nonetheless distinct. It distinguishes five types of outdoor tourism that are closely related to ecotourism: nature, wildlife, adventure, cultural and farm tourism.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Business.

This chapter introduces the components and considerations for assembling and operating a commercial ecotourism business. Business basics, competition, legal issues, permits and licences, green capital, management structures, and staff skills are addressed.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Products.

This chapter outlines some of the components that a typical ecotourism product contains, and some of the key issues in designing such products. In particular, ecotourism and related industry sectors rely almost entirely on relatively undisturbed outdoor natural environments to provide the primary...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Marketing.

This chapter examines ecotourism marketing approaches in general, and ecocertification schemes in particular. Ecotourism marketing basics, traditional distribution systems, syndicated marketing options, electronic marketing, ecolabels, ecocertification, and environmental awards are discussed.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economics.

This chapter outlines the economics of the ecotourism sector, focusing on its scale, valuation, contributions to communities and conservation, fees and charges, and economic equity issues. All of these issues are at a micro or meso scale in economic terms.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts.

This chapter delves deeper into the types of environmental impacts of ecotourism and the mechanisms by which they are produced. It also considers impacts more from the perspective of a park or land manager, rather than the tour operator. The accommodation, transport and activity components of...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation.

This chapter examines specifically how commercial tourism in general, and ecotourism in particular, can and sometimes does contribute to conservation of the natural environment. The possible mechanisms by which ecotourism can contribute to conservation include: indirect influences (i.e., the...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter

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