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Cover for Environmental management for alpine tourism and resorts in Australia.

Drawing on fieldwork from Australia, this chapter explores the impacts of both summer and winter recreation on mountain environments, and of climate change on tourism. An analysis of environmental impact studies on mountain resorts in Australia it is confirmed that tourism has major implications...

Author(s)
Buckley, R. C.; Pickering, C. M.; Warnken, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recreation resource assessment and monitoring techniques for mountain regions.

This chapter illustrates how established resource monitoring protocols and field techniques can be utilized to measure resource impact on soils and vegetation in mountain regions. An assessment is presented of the trail and visitation site conditions at the Phantom Canyon Reserve, Colorado, USA...

Author(s)
Monz, C.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mongolia's tourism development race: case study from the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

A case study of the Gurvansaikhan National Park in the Gobi region of Mongolia is presented to illustrate the difficulties in involving local communities in tourism development initiatives. In Mongolia, tourism has only recently been introduced into national policy and tourism has developed too...

Author(s)
Saffery, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Amenity migration and tourism in the Eastern Highlands Bioregion of Zimbabwe: Policy planning and management considerations.

The role of amenity migration as an agent of change in the mountain regions of Zimbabwe (Eastern Highlands) is described. Several future scenarios are developed using key trends such as population, employment and land-use patterns. The worst-case scenario, in which the negative impacts outweigh the ...

Author(s)
Tonderayi, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and development in mountain regions.

This book discusses the importance of mountain regions and the precariousness of mountain tourism in the context of ecosystem and cultural conservation. 14 case studies from around the world of mountain tourism coexisting with environmental sustainability and community well-being are included. An...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing social impacts of resource based recreation and tourism.

The current status of impacts research in resource based recreation and tourism is detailed. Based on the historical development of this research area, five trends, related to: analysis of quantitative impacts, use of case study methods, lack of longitudinal research, focus on internal aspects of...

Author(s)
Stokowski, P. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994031)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biophysical impacts of wildland recreation use.

Three primary strategies for dealing with the impacts of recreation on wildlands are introduced, namely: to add to the lands available for recreation and tourism; to limit recreation and tourism use; and to reduce per capita impacts. The reasons why previous policies, such as visitor education,...

Author(s)
Cole, D. N.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism ecolabelling: certification and promotion of sustainable management.

The use of ecolabels and certification schemes in the tourist industry is reviewed. Over 70 schemes are described, from the developed countries of the Northern Hemisphere and Australia. Ways for widening the applicability and hence validity of these ecolables are suggested in conclusion. The book...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Buckley, R. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995069)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regulating the green message: the players in ecolabelling.

Amodel is is developed to uncover the different agencies involved in the ecotourism industry. The model segments the industry into: the players, who work towards regulating the industry and comprising the tourism market, the funding bodies, the awarding bodies, and the verifying agencies; and the...

Author(s)
Font, X.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995069)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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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