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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
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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 Tourism and welfare: ethics, responsibility and sustained well-being.

This book provides an explanation, definition and critique of welfare in tourism with regard to issues such as ethics, tourist safety, human rights, ethnocentrism, cultural sensitivity, behaviour codes, green consumerism and perceptions of sustainability. Chapters cover the welfare of tourists,...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rethinking park protection: treading the uncommon ground of environmental beliefs.

This book proposes answers to the question of why parks are failing their mandate to be preserved undiminished for future generations. Those answers are deeply embedded in one word: belief. The book provides a practical guide for preparing park managers for a new era where the beliefs that created...

Author(s)
LaPage, W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939991)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism enterprise: developments, management and sustainability.

This book examines the tourism business in terms of 'greening' the local economy, people and environment, establishing the green agenda and investigating its application to the tourism sector. This text is founded on empirical research conducted in the Lake District National Park (Cumbria) and in...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book
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Cover for Destination competitiveness, the environment and sustainability: challenges and cases.

This book provides insights on the topic of tourism destination management, focusing on the analysis of three main issues: (1) the factors influencing destination competitiveness, (2) the environmental dimension of tourism (including climate change issues); and (3) destination sustainability. The...

Author(s)
Artal-Tur, A.; Kozak, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book

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