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Cover for Sustainability and tourism: reflections from a muddy pool.

This chapter explores the problems with the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development. The focus of this chapter is especially on sustainable tourism and its relationship to social and cultural phenomena.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impacts and benefits of routes and trails.

This chapter focuses on the impacts and benefits of creating or developing tourism routes and trails. It considers the contribution of tourism to economic growth; the measurement of economic return; the economic impact of routes and trails especially in rural, mountain or remote areas; the social...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cocoa, conservation and tourism: Grande Riviere, Trinidad.

This chapter focuses on the village of Grande Riviere, in north-east Trinidad. After a brief summary of its history, and its socio-economic characteristics in the early 1970s, the main focus is the village as it was three decades later, especially tourism and its impact on community life. The...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards developing a framework for analysing tourism phenomena: a discussion.

This chapter first discusses some problems involved in assessing tourism's social and cultural role in society. It then presents a methodological basis for a conceptual framework to structure an analysis of tourism. It is contended that tourism phenomena can be situated in any one of three levels...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effectiveness of elephant welfare regulations in India.

This chapter describes the current situation of elephants used in tourism in Kerala and Rajasthan in India and the effectiveness of existing welfare regulations.

Author(s)
Sumanth Bindumadhav; Alokparna Sengupta; Shilpa Mahbubani
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modernizing human-elephant interactions.

This chapter describes the history and evolution of the human-elephant relationship in terms of regulations, behaviour, health, welfare, attitudes and tourism.

Author(s)
McLean, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The timeline of The Way of St James: motivations and impacts of the pilgrimage on personal lives.

The main aim of this chapter is to analyse the motivations and impacts of the pilgrimage on pilgrims' personal lives. The research addresses the importance of 'mobility' in this sacred and spiritual space in order to analyse its impacts on personal lives. It provides an original contribution to the ...

Author(s)
Escudero Gómez, L. A.; Lopez, L.; Piñeiro Antelo, M. Á.; Lois González, R. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage in the (post-)modern world, particularly focusing on changes that have taken place in pilgrimage travel due to the 'democratisation of travel' and the use of pilgrimage and pilgrim as a metaphor to describe other...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Timothy DallenJ.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflections on 50 years of tourism and development.

The purpose of this chapter is to reflect on over 50 years of observation, engagement and practice of designing, implementing and monitoring tourism projects in developing countries. The focus of this activity was to use tourism to facilitate development objectives in these countries. Some...

Author(s)
Jenkins, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development: from 'please come' to 'please go' to 'please come back' (after the virus).

Despite all the criticisms, the revelation of its negative, as well as positive, impacts on destinations and, most recently, the appearance of the media-generated phenomenon of overtourism, tourism has continued to grow and to spread globally, often, it would appear, without formal direction or...

Author(s)
Butler, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter

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