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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 in Western Europe: a collection of case histories.

A collection of case studies which provides an insight into the changing nature of tourism in Western Europe is presented. A recurring theme of the book is that new patterns of tourism have emerged as a result of changing ideologies and cultural valuations, rather than in response to consumer...

Author(s)
Voase, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995724)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism in destination communities.

This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture,...

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
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 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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Cover for Multiple dwelling and tourism: negotiating place, home and identity.

This book focuses on migration or the movement and people and examines multiple dwelling as a societal response to the major influences of increased mobility and amenity tourism (visiting or residing in high-quality landscapes such as mountains, beaches and forests for leisure experiences). It...

Author(s)
McIntyre, N.; Williams, D. R.; McHugh, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The global theme park industry.

This book provides an understanding of the nature and function of theme parks as spaces of entertainment, with an analysis of their operation and management strategies. It also portrays the impacts of theme parks as global competitive actors, agents of global development and cultural symbols,...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Marine wildlife and tourism management: insights from the natural and social sciences.

This book seeks to underscore the need for scientific approaches to first understanding and then managing tourist interactions with marine wildlife. It draws upon the work of leading natural and social scientists whose work serves the interests of sustainable wildlife-based marine tourism. Thus...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Lück, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Understanding western tourists in developing countries.

This book provides an analysis of Western tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes, enabling suppliers to be aware of and help meet their demands while maximizing economic benefits, minimizing undesired social and cultural impacts, and developing sustainable products and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
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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