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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 Business tourism.

This chapter shows that business tourism is a potentially highly sustainable form of tourism. However, it also notes that business tourism brings some social and environmental problems. The chapter discusses the need to influence employers and the business travellers themselves if these problems...

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 Coastal areas and the sea.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to coastal areas and marine environments. It considers: (i) how coastal resorts can be developed in ways that are more sustainable; and (ii) the regeneration of established seaside resorts. Also discussed are sustainability...

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 Mountainous regions.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to mountainous areas. It discusses: (i) the negative impacts of tourism (especially skiing and ski resorts) on the environment in the mountains; (ii) the 3 Cs of sustainable mountain tourism (viz., conflict, compatibility and...

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