Sustainable Tourism : A Geographical Perspective / Edition 1

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Hall examines the variety of contemporary approaches to sustainable tourism from a number of different disciplinary and sub-disciplinary perspectives. He explores how sustainable tourism is related directly to contemporary geographical debates over restructuring, postfordism, cultural identity & place promotion and environmental impacts. Sustainable Tourism includes case studies from around the world including US, UK, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582322622
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 7/10/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
1 The geography of sustainable tourism development: an introduction 1
2 Historical antecedents of sustainable development and ecotourism: new labels on old bottles? 13
3 Sustainable tourism - looking backwards in order to progress? 25
4 Tourism and sustainable development: the global-local nexus 35
5 Tourism and the environment: sustainability and economic restructuring 49
6 Land and culture: sustainable tourism and indigenous peoples 60
7 Tools for sustainability analysis in planning and managing tourism and recreation in the destination 75
8 The Asia-Pacific ecotourism industry: putting sustainable tourism into practice 92
9 Ecotourism: viable route to rural development? 107
10 Curry County sustainable nature-based tourism project 119
11 Public transport and sustainable tourism: the case of the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership 132
12 Market segmentation and ecotourism development on the Lower North Shore of Quebec 146
13 Development in Nepal: the Annapurna Conservation Area Project 159
14 Sustainable tourism development and planning in New Zealand: local government responses 173
15 Sustainable urban tourist attractions: the case of Fort Edmonton Park 185
16 The geography of sustainable tourism: lessons and prospects 199
References 204
Indexes 228
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