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Cover for Greenland's tourism policy making and the risk of overtourism.

This chapter explores recent steps that Greenland has taken to develop its tourism industry as part of a nation-building exercise following its proclamation of self-rule in 2009. The main premise is that the measures adopted to promote tourism on the island are ill-conceived and potentially could...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 3: Brazilian media not yet concerned with overtourism.

The example of Brazilian media is presented, highlighting that there are few concerns over excessive tourism, despite recent massive growth patterns. At present, Brazilian media do not appear to have concerns regarding overtourism but rather focus on the potential economic gains associated with...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, D. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for My overloved town: the challenges of growing up in a small coastal tourist destination (Byron Bay, Australia).

Drawing on research conducted in the eastern Australian tourist destination of Byron Bay, New South Wales, this chapter explores how young people cope with the pressures of tourism activity in their community. Findings revealed a range of key issues for young people, including negotiating belonging ...

Author(s)
Canosa, A.; Graham, A.; Wilson, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Short-term accommodation and overtourism in Portuguese urban centres.

This chapter (i) explores the connection between short-term accommodation growth and overtourism in two major Portuguese cities, Lisbon and Porto, where this growth has been most notable; and (ii) makes a comparison with the medium-sized city of Aveiro, where the tendency to be governed by...

Author(s)
Costa, C.; Stević, I.; Veríssimo, M.; Silva, M. F. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public policies and tourist saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

This chapter deals with the touristification and tourism saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The data presented here were collected during the preparation period of the city for mega-events and, in particular, during the World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games. The chapter begins with ...

Author(s)
Cunha, N. V. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overcrowded Amsterdam: striving for a balance between trade, tolerance and tourism.

This chapter deals with the overcrowding of Amsterdam, one of the world's foremost tourist cities. Insights are provided into how societal and economic changes have influenced the policies of public and private (tourism) sector organizations, city marketer practices, resident attitudes and, more...

Author(s)
Gerritsma, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responses to overtourism in Guanacaste (Costa Rica): a rural water conflict perspective.

This chapter explores overtourism in the rural context of Guanacaste (Costa Rica). The area has experienced intense development of residential tourism, and the chapter focuses on the ensuing ecological conflicts over water between rural communities and residential tourism investments supported by...

Author(s)
Cañada, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beyond overtourism: studying the entanglements of society and tourism in Iceland.

This chapter critically explores the notion of overtourism and its usefulness to grasp the challenges of tourism development, with a special focus on how tourism affects society and culture. It is argued that the concept of overtourism is too often based on the static and over-simplified views of...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, G. T.; Lund, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 1. Overtourism is invading Kyoto.

The case of the city of Kyoto (Japan) is presented to underline how dramatic increases in tourism over recent years are playing out. Like most destinations undergoing rapid growth, the development of supporting infrastructure and services has failed to keep pace with growing visitation. In Kyoto,...

Author(s)
Abe, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for '¿Todos a Galápagos?' Overtourism in wilderness areas of the Global South.

This chapter approaches overtourism as a means to analyse the impacts and limits of late capitalistic tourism development in and around the wilderness protected areas of the Galápagos Islands. Qualitative content analysis points towards three emergent themes: (i) rapid diversification of the...

Author(s)
Pecot, M.; Ricaurte-Quijano, C.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter

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