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Cover for Forest tourism and recreation: case studies in environmental management.

The demand for ecotourism and outdoor recreation is increasing and the pressures on land use are becoming more obvious. A large part of the experience of ecotourism and recreational landscape depends on the maintenance of forested land. Effective management of tourism and recreation in forests can...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book
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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 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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Cover for Tourism and the less developed world: issues and case studies.

An evaluation of the promotion of tourism for economic development in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) is presented. This book provides a review of many of the key issues involved, including the socio, cultural and environmental impacts of this movement of tourists from Developed to Less Developed...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994338)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Volunteer tourism: experiences that make a difference.

This book provides an overview of the phenomenon of volunteer tourism, its sources and its development as a concept; and focuses on the potential positive social and environmental benefits of volunteer tourism, and the prerequisites for a successful experience. Chapter 2 examines alternative...

Author(s)
Wearing, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995335)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ecotourism programme planning.

This book draws on theory and practice from recreation and leisure studies, marketing, environmental studies, and ecology in applying recreation programme planning procedures to ecotourism. The contents address recreation and tourism, foundational aspects of ecotourism, the programme setting, needs ...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996103)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ecotourism policy and planning.

This book provides an overview of the extent of international ecotourism policy. A key objective of the book is to highlight the importance of balancing social, ecological, and economic factors in the development of policy for the ecotourism industry. Thus sustainability issues are addressed from a ...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book
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Cover for Case studies in ecotourism.

This book presents a global compilation and analysis of over 170 case studies in ecotourism. It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public parks. The case studies range from the world's best models to test cases, small to large, unique to representative....

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996653)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nature-based tourism, environment and land management.

This book looks at the economic, social and environmental consequences of nature-based tourism, and its effects on land managers. It discusses the importance of links and partnerships, as well as the conflicts, between commercial tourism interests and land management agencies. The book includes 15...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Pickering, C.; Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental impacts of ecotourism.

This book with 25 chapters considers the environmental impacts of particular activities, viz., hiking and camping, off road vehicles and recreational boats, as well as impacts specific to certain ecosystems, e.g., marine environments, polar coasts, and mountain environments. It incorporates reviews ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book

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