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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
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Cover for Tourism in national parks and protected areas: planning and management.

This book describes tourism planning and management in national parks and protected areas. It also provides guidelines for best practice in tourism operations. Topics addressed include: ecological and cultural goals of national parks and protected areas; social roles of park-based tourism; tourism...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; McCool, S. F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book on cruise tourism has been written for a broad audience including students, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and government agency employees. Part I (chapters 1-5) introduces the industry and some of its underpinning aspects, including...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
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Cover for Event management and sustainability.

This book discusses concepts of sustainable management and how it relates to various sectors within the events industry. It illustrates the fundamental importance of local communities, businesses and interested stakeholders in relation to future events in regional, national and international...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Musgrave, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ideological, social and cultural aspects of events.

This book addresses the social and cultural side of events and explores the role they have in fostering change and community development. It examines the transformatory function of events in the context of development studies - as phenomena that can promote and facilitate human development,...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Pernecky, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainable island tourism: competitiveness and quality of life.

This book highlights the characteristics of island tourism development, specifically outlining different impacts on the natural environment and local economy, including its effect on employment, quality of life, culture and traditions, with a set of strategic indicators suggested to plan, monitor...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book

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