Tourism and Development in Mountain Regions

Tourism and Development in Mountain Regions

by Pamela Godde, Martin Price, F M Zimmermann
     
 

This book discusses the importance of mountain regions, and the precariousness of mountain tourism in the context of ecosystem and cultural conservation. It includes case studies of mountain tourism existing alongside environmental sustainability and community well being. The text presents an integrated approach to mountain-based tourism, balancing the needs of

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This book discusses the importance of mountain regions, and the precariousness of mountain tourism in the context of ecosystem and cultural conservation. It includes case studies of mountain tourism existing alongside environmental sustainability and community well being. The text presents an integrated approach to mountain-based tourism, balancing the needs of local communities, tourists and environmental conservation.

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Discusses the importance of the world's mountain regions and the precariousness of mountain tourism in the context of ecosystem and cultural conservation. An integrated approach to mountain tourism, which balances the needs of local communities, tourists, and environmental conservation, is presented. Case studies illustrate the co-existence of mountain tourism with environmental sustainability and community. Some specific topics include environmental management for Alpine tourism, mountain tourism and public policy in Nepal, and monitoring techniques for mountain regions. Includes b&w photos. Of interest to those in tourism, geography, planning, and environmental management. Godde is affiliated with The Mountain Institute. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851993911
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Cabi Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.98(d)

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