Geotourism

Geotourism

by David Newsome, Ross K. Dowling
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1906884099

ISBN-13: 9781906884093

Pub. Date: 03/31/2010

Publisher: Goodfellow Publishers

The subject of Geotourism is growing rapidly with travel to, and appreciation of, natural landscapes and geological phenomena continuing to grow as a niche area of the global tourism industry.'Geotourism: the tourism of geology and landscape' is a compilation of first class international research which provides insight into the many facets of this emerging subject

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The subject of Geotourism is growing rapidly with travel to, and appreciation of, natural landscapes and geological phenomena continuing to grow as a niche area of the global tourism industry.'Geotourism: the tourism of geology and landscape' is a compilation of first class international research which provides insight into the many facets of this emerging subject, and comprehensively explores the nexus between landscape, geological phenomena and tourism. Covering information on landscape appreciation, geoheritage, management, interpretation, education and the future of geotourism, it sets the scene and provides a clear definition of geotourism as well as information on its characteristics.
With contributions from a team of international researchers, specialists, practitioners and protected area managers, 'Geotourism: the tourism of geology and landscape' contains examples of geotourism concepts, development and practice from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906884093
Publisher:
Goodfellow Publishers
Publication date:
03/31/2010
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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