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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
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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 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 The tourist as a metaphor of the social world.

This book includes 15 papers selected from the presentations that were delivered at the 15th World Congress of the International Sociological Association. These papers were prepared for that organization's research committee on international tourism, which took as its overall theme 'the tourist as...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book
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Cover for Responsible marine aquaculture.

This book contains 17 chapters. Topics covered are: management of marine aquaculture: the sustainability challenge; marine mammals and aquaculture: conflicts and potential resolutions; recreational fishing and aquaculture: throwing a line into the pond; aquaculture: opportunity of threat to...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.; McVey, J. P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book
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Cover for Benchmarking in tourism and hospitality industries: the selection of benchmarking partners.

This book provides a detailed description of different performance measurement methods in the context of the tourism and hospitality industry. Chapter 1 serves as an introduction to the principal concept of benchmarking and why it became so popular within the industry. Chapter 2 consists of a...

Author(s)
Wöber, K. W.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995533)
Type
Book
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Cover for Leisure and tourism policy and planning.

This book provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary introduction to public policy and planning in the field of leisure and tourism. It includes theoretical perspectives and practical guidelines for the application of a range of analytical techniques. It is an updated edition of Leisure Policy and ...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995465)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecotourism programme planning.

This book draws on theory and practice from recreation and leisure studies, marketing, environmental studies, and ecology in applying recreation programme planning procedures to ecotourism. The contents address recreation and tourism, foundational aspects of ecotourism, the programme setting, needs ...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996103)
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
CABI Book Info
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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