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Cover for Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment.

This book is designed to illustrate many of the issues and approaches associated with sustainable tourism development, policy and research. Included are case studies of tourism development using both quantitative and qualitative methods, analytical frameworks for managing tourism and chapters...

Author(s)
McCool, S. F.; Moisey, R. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934705)
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
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Cover for Island tourism: sustainable perspectives.

This book exemplifies the ecological, social and economic perspectives of sustainable island tourism development. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in three parts. Cases in this book include cold water islands in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans, as well as islands in the more popular...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book
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Cover for Planning for tourism, leisure and sustainability: international case studies.

This book offers examples of how countries, regions and local areas have tackled the tourism and environmental challenges they have faced. There are case studies, many learning points and numerous issues are investigated and commented upon. The book has 47 chapters presented under six major...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book
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Cover for Responsible tourism: concepts, theory and practice.

The primary intent for this book is to produce a broad, yet comprehensive, monograph on the concept of responsible tourism (RT), focusing on what is meant by the term and what it encompasses. The text thus presents a critical discourse on what RT is (chapters 2-4), its key tenets (chapters 5-8) and ...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book
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Cover for International volunteer tourism: integrating travellers and communities.

This book revisits and further develops the topics and themes covered in Volunteer Tourism: Experiences That Make a Difference, written over 10 years ago. Concentrating on the experience of the volunteer tourist and the host community, this new edition builds on the view of volunteer tourism as a...

Author(s)
Wearing, S. L.; McGehee, N. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936969)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mountain tourism: experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures.

This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
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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Cover for Arctic tourism experiences: production, consumption and sustainability.

This book aims to better understand the production and consumption of visitor experiences in the Arctic region as a rapidly changing tourist destination. This knowledge will contribute to a balanced triple bottom line (TBL) sustainability approach in Arctic tourism. Part 1 (chapters 1-6)...

Author(s)
Lee, Y. S.; Weaver, D. B.; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book
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Cover for Linking urban and rural tourism: strategies in sustainability.

This book applies a more inclusive approach to regional integration by providing insight into strategies that support both the needs of urban and rural areas whilst enhancing the tourist experience, supporting the positive impacts of tourism and mitigating the negative. The book addresses three...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; Kline, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book

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