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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 Forests in sustainable mountain development: a state of knowledge report for 2000. Task Force on Forests in Sustainable Mountain Development.

Written by leading international authors, this book presents a comprehensive review of forests in mountain regions, and of their importance for sustainable development. The book has been prepared under the auspices of the IUFRO Task Force on Forests in Sustainable Mountain Development, for the...

Author(s)
Price, M. F.; Butt, N.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and development in mountain regions.

This book discusses the importance of mountain regions and the precariousness of mountain tourism in the context of ecosystem and cultural conservation. 14 case studies from around the world of mountain tourism coexisting with environmental sustainability and community well-being are included. An...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
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
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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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rural tourism and recreation: principles to practice.

This book reviews the theory and practice of tourism and recreation in rural areas in Europe. Including numerous case studies , 9 chapters cover: the changing nature of recreation and tourism provision in rural areas; the emergence of sustainability in the development debate; the different levels...

Author(s)
Roberts, L.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995403)
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
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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 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 The competitive destination: a sustainable tourism perspective.

This book is primarily intended to provide destination managers with an overall understanding of the complex and multifaceted factors that affect destination competitiveness. Following an introductory chapter, chapter 2 reviews the literature on competition and sustainable tourism. Chapter 3 is the ...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book

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