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Cover for Transformational tourism: tourist perspectives.

This book deals with the issue of how travel and tourism, if developed in a proper form, can contribute to human transformation, growth and development, and change human behaviour and our relationship with the world. The volume investigates the experiences offered by travel and tourism that can...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642093)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Emerging concepts and case studies of eco-cultural tourism.

This chapter uses case study work in a range of rural locations within Europe, Africa and South-East Asia to further the concept of eco-cultural tourism. The core study regions include areas in the Scottish Highlands, in Cornwall, Yorkshire, the Peak District and Norfolk in England, in the Libyan...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning for the 'right' tourists.

This chapter presents strategic and practical conclusions concerning the process of tourism planning in developing countries that want to maximize the desired benefits from tourism and minimize the undesired impacts. First, however, the chapter argues that the dominant concepts used in...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of tourism in Arctic Canada.

This chapter traces tourism development in Arctic Canada at the time when the Nunavut had recently attained self-government, proving valuable lessons in achieving economic self-sufficiency. The chapter concludes that the future for tourism in Nunavut is promising, but continuing community and...

Author(s)
Robbins, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism and indigenous people: positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism.

This chapter presents indigenous Sami tourism, and discusses the positive and negative impacts resulting from the development of Sami tourism in Scandinavia. These impacts are analysed from three different perspectives: economic, sociocultural and environmental.

Author(s)
Pettersson, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural development through ecotourism.

The first part of this chapter explores what constitutes sustainable tourism and considers ecotourism as a solution for long-term ecological and economic sustainability. The chapter then discusses the general misunderstanding of the ecotourism concept, and proceeds to define ecotourism as...

Author(s)
Nilsson, N. O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The nature of supply or the supply of nature?

This chapter illustrates a range of rural tourism and recreation products, services and experiences that reinforce the countryside's role as a site of consumption rather than of production, and further develop the process of rural commodification. Two key themes are particularly prominent in this...

Author(s)
Roberts, L.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995403)
Type
Book chapter

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