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Cover for Tourism in destination communities.

This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture,...

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community attitudes: tourism development in natural environments.

This chapter outlines various approaches to the environment and tourism, then describes how the community in Gascoyne, a World Heritage Region in Western Australia, views tourism development and how it impacts on the local natural environment and social fabric. It is concluded that the future of...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism policy and planning.

This book provides an overview of the extent of international ecotourism policy. A key objective of the book is to highlight the importance of balancing social, ecological, and economic factors in the development of policy for the ecotourism industry. Thus sustainability issues are addressed from a ...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Processes in formulating an ecotourism policy for nature reserves in Yunnan Province, China.

This chapter explores the issues and complexities of ecotourism policy formulation in Yunnan Province, China and casts a little light on some of the conceptual and practical issues integral to such an exercise given the particularities of the Chinese cultural context and Chinese values associated...

Author(s)
Sofield, T. H. B.; Li FungMei
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cruise industry and Atlantic Canada: a case study.

This chapter presents a case study of the cruise industry in the four Atlantic Provinces of Canada. A brief history of the region is provided as a background to aid the reader in better understanding the position of the Atlantic Provinces in the cruise industry.

Author(s)
Chesworth, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The structure and operation of coastal cruising: Australian case studies.

This chapter examines the structure, operation and future potential of coastal cruising activities. The chapter draws on a number of Australian examples to illustrate aspects of a framework of operational and activity structure, which has the capability of being applied in any coastal setting.

Author(s)
Reid, S.; Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Off the beaten track: a case study of expedition cruise ships in south-west Tasmania, Australia.

This chapter presents a case study of planning and management of expedition cruise ships to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. It is argued that scoped research on environmental impacts should play a pivotal role in determining whether expedition cruise ships should be granted permits to ...

Author(s)
Ellis, C.; Kriwoken, L. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sources and magnitude of the economic impact on a local economy from cruise activities: evidence from Port Canaveral, Florida.

Focusing on the case of Port Canaveral in Florida, USA, this chapter explores the nature and sources of the impact from cruises on a port's local and regional economy. It is concluded that the cruise industry's actual benefits to a port's regional economy are much lower than the perceived impact,...

Author(s)
Braun, B. M.; Tramell, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cruise industry: an industrial organization perspective.

This chapter analyses the cruise sector from an industrial organization perspective. The second section of the chapter deals with the nature of cruise economics, focusing on issues of scale and scope. It provides a rationale for pursuing large company size in the industry. The third section...

Author(s)
Papatheodorou, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental policy challenges for the cruise industry: case studies from Australia and the USA.

This chapter suggests that the cruise industry inevitably affects the marine environment and requires some form of regulation to guide its activities and procedures. It examines the debate over industry self-regulation and voluntary guidelines versus command-and-control regulation. Using two case...

Author(s)
Dobson, S.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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