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Cover for The kavatzas of Gavdos: heterotopias apart from modern societies.

This chapter presents the results of in-depth observations and interviews of locals and tourists in the Greek island of Gavdos during 2018 and 2019 in an attempt to advance the study on antinomian travellers. The study analysed the way that tourists, the majority being regulars, used to live nude...

Author(s)
Mayer, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative forms of elephant tourism.

This chapter highlights the key welfare issues with regard to elephant attractions and presents the findings of a survey of tourists who have previously visited elephant attractions in Asia which aimed to find out more about their motivations, the activities they undertook, their experiences and...

Author(s)
Curtin, S.; Day, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism resources and sustainability.

This chapter focuses on the sustainable management of tourism resources and highlights various sustainability tools. The concepts of sustainable tourism, ecotourism, community-based tourism, pro-poor tourism, and alternative tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Gibson, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trends.

This chapter looks at the trends in tourism that affect the development of routes, branded trails and circuits as means of structuring the traveller's experiences. The desire for richer experiences and adventure among today's travellers, the return to local and authentic, the slow tourism movement, ...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for TEFL tourism.

Essentially a combination of the notions of tourism and English language teaching, TEFL tourism is introduced in this book as a micro-niche tourism form designed to satisfy the demands for English language teachers around the globe. By assessing the commodification of TEFL and demonstrating...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book
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Cover for Degrowth in tourism: conceptual, theoretical and philosophical issues.

The overall purpose of this book is to familiarize readers with the emergent research paradigm of degrowth by looking at it as an alternative to the classic models of development and by exploring and applying the concept of degrowth in a tourism context. The book has seven chapters, which explore:...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Limits to growth, social movements and the main principles of degrowth-inspired travelling.

This chapter explores degrowth as a motto for social and environmental change by providing a theoretical anti-growth discourse, exploring various concepts and principles associated with degrowth and their application in the case of tourism. It aims to familiarize readers with some basic concepts...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative travel lifestyles, degrowth and freedom-seeking.

Within the degrowth paradigm, the tourism phenomenon is closely connected to the demand for holidays with regard to the lifestyle of travellers and their concern for activities that respect and conserve the local resources. For this reason, this chapter reviews the literature on lifestyle...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of degrowth in tourism.

This chapter analyses the costs and benefits of tourism development in the following three categories: economic, sociocultural and environmental. The economic, environmental and sociocultural impacts of degrowth-inspired travelling are compared with other forms of tourism. In doing so, an attempt...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Moving towards degrowth-inspired travelling.

This final chapter summarizes the main conclusions of the book and provides a model of degrowth-induced tourism development, highlighting the actors involved and the actions needed to manage the degrowth transition. By using the criticism of past development paradigms as well as the negative...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book chapter

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