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Cover for The role of the community in relation to the tourism industry: a case study from Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia.

The extent and practice of tourism in and around several villages bordering the national park of Bromo Tengger Semeru (Indonesia) was investigated, and conclusions were drawn about the conflicts between the theory and practice of participatory, community-based ecotourism. The findings reveal that...

Author(s)
Cochrane, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economic impacts of ecotourism: conflicts and solutions in Highland Mexico.

The challenges that a particular local development project within the Monarch butterfly region in west-central Mexico has faced with regard to economic betterment. It addresses the need to view tourism as but one component of a larger economic fabric, and suggests the use of agroforestry as a...

Author(s)
Barkin, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New developments in measuring tourism as an area of economic activity.

This chapter describes the evolution of a method that allows the measurement of tourism as an economic activity in a way that permits valid comparison with traditional activities. Following a brief description of the evolution of tourism as a statistical concept, the reasons why tourism has defied...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trends in tourism economic impact estimation methods.

Trends in methods for estimating the full range of economic benefits (primary and secondary) that flow from tourism activity are described. The methods described include: multipliers; input-output analysis; econometric methods; and economic base analysis. Observed trends in methods and their...

Author(s)
Erkkila, D. L.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The encyclopedia of ecotourism.

This encyclopedia provides an expert and comprehensive knowledge base of the global ecotourism sector. It is divided into 8 major sections, and contains 41 chapters, individually authored by internationally recognized researchers and practitioners in ecotourism. Each chapter combines theory and...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book
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Cover for Principles of ecotourism.

The definitions of ecotourism are presented. The 3 main characteristics of ecotourism are defined as: nature based; environmentally educated; and sustainably managed. It is indicated that ecotourism is an effective alternative to mass tourism due to the fact that it offers a less problematic form...

Author(s)
Blamey, R. K.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Islands and coasts.

Ecotourism within islands and coasts is explored. Coastal areas and islands are first defined, and the differences and similarities that characterize ecotourism activity in these 2 environments are outlined. An overview of how these 2 environments differ from other environments where ecotourism...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic impacts.

Concepts and methods for estimating ecotourism's economic impacts (job creation, income, and profit) are reviewed. The issue of leakage (the percentage of tourism spending that leaves the destination country to pay for imported goods and services used in the tourism industry) is discussed and...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Information sources for planning and management.

This paper proposes a model to describe the planning and management of ecotourism experience worldwide. Among the components of ecotourism discussed are: ecotourist experience and its several elements (visitor satisfaction, guides and guide training, accommodation, food, transport, and site and...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indian tourism: policy, performance and pitfalls.

This chapter summarizes the processes and practices adopted by the Indian government in formulating its policy on tourism development. It is argued that the policy making framework needs to be overhauled in order to improve tourism policy provision. Unfeasible economic strategies, political...

Author(s)
Shalini Singh
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994338)
Type
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