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Cover for Tourism development: growth, myths and inequalities.

Making an empirical contribution to the understanding of tourism as a development mechanism in poor regions and countries, this book looks at the successes and paradoxes of tourism in this role and considers why tourism as a catalyst for economic development can be a controversial device. It offers ...

Author(s)
Burns, P.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management.

This volume reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the key principles of conservation and community benefits from indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses and joint ventures. It compares indigenous tourism in developed and developing...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Globalization and the least developed countries: potentials and pitfalls.

This book evaluates the policies of least developed countries (LDCs) and the decisions that they now face against the backdrop of the changes in the structure of the global economy and in the globalization process itself. It analyses possible scenarios and alternative trade and growth policies that ...

Author(s)
Bigman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933081)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Understanding western tourists in developing countries.

This book provides an analysis of Western tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes, enabling suppliers to be aware of and help meet their demands while maximizing economic benefits, minimizing undesired social and cultural impacts, and developing sustainable products and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for International research on natural resource management: advances in impact assessment.

This book is addressed to scientists, researchers, development specialists and policy makers who deal with natural resources and agriculture in the developing countries. It aims to (1) provide evidence of the impact of natural resource management research (NRMR) in the CGIAR; (2) establish a...

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Zilberman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932831)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Free time and leisure participation: international perspectives.

This book is an expanded and updated edition of a previous work entitled World Leisure Participation: Free Time in the Global Village, by the same editors (CABI, 1996). It brings together the results of national leisure participation surveys from 15 economically developed countries (3 of which were ...

Author(s)
Cushman, G.; Veal, A. J.; Zuzanek, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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 Info
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

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