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Cover for The economic impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter discusses the economic impacts of tourism on local communities generally before focusing on the economic impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). Access to funding by WHSs is examined, as well as the impacts on employment, income, and cost of living...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 2: tourism in Africa: is overtourism evident?

Examples are presented of popular destinations and sites in Africa, particularly in Kenya, where tourism is discernibly affecting quality of life and environmental sustainability. The solution to sustainable tourism in Africa is explored.

Author(s)
Kepher-Gona, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global climate change and coastal tourism: recognizing problems, managing solutions and future expectations.

This book aims to update the last volume, Disappearing Destinations (2011), and presents new cases that discuss current threats and consequences of climate change predictions on coastal tourism destinations. In this context, predicted changes and implications for management and policy at such...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mountain tourism: experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures.

This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book
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Cover for Responsible wildlife tourism in Africa.

This chapter first provides an overview of the concepts and principles surrounding responsible wildlife tourism. This is followed by sections that review the policy context, environmental, economic, and social and cultural implications of the sector.

Author(s)
Spenceley, A.; Rylance, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for &Beyond.

A case study is presented of the conservation tourism enterprise currently known as &Beyond. The company's philosophy, expressed as 'care of the land, care of the wildlife, and care of the people', is examined for a series of individual lodges and reserves operated by &Beyond in South...

Author(s)
Leopard, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rematerializing tourism research through visual ethnography.

This chapter discusses how visual ethnography can help understand the significance of material culture within tourism. It analyses two videos of tourists shopping for souvenirs in a curio market in Swaziland (Southern Africa). These videos evoke 'how all types of material, intangible, spoken and...

Author(s)
Ramsay, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River tourism: sailing the Nile.

This chapter discusses the geography, human history, and current tourism resources of the river Nile. It is shown that the river is important in tourism terms for many countries besides Egypt and Sudan, and that the range of tourism attractions and activities throughout the length of the river is...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation and community development: the Conservation Corporation Africa model.

The realities of operating in any rural area in the world make it imperative for tourism operators to consider the local communities and their requirements as a priority for sustainable development. Impoverished communities often surround conservation areas and it is crucial to integrate the needs...

Author(s)
Carlisle, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990224)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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