Responsible Tourism: Critical Issues for Conservation and Development

Responsible Tourism: Critical Issues for Conservation and Development

by Anna Spenceley (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849710701
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2010
Edition description: 1
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr Anna Spenceley is a tourism specialist based in South Africa. She is president and founder of Spenceley Tourism and Development, providing a range of innovative solutions in sustainable tourism globally.

Table of Contents

Foreword by UNWTO * Introduction: Responsible Tourism in Southern Africa * Part I: Policies, Institutional Interventions and Market Forces * Local Economic Development in Mozambique: An Assessment of the Implementation of Tourism Policy as a Means to Promote Local Economies * Ecotourism in Madagascar: How a Sleeping Beauty is Finally Awakening * Public-Private Partnerships in South African National Parks: The Rationale, Benefits and Lessons Learned * A Perspective on Community-based Tourism from South Africa: The TRANSFORM Programme, 1996-2007 * Responsible Tourism and the Tourism Industry: A Demand and Supply Perspective * The Development Impacts of Tourism Supply Chains: Increasing Impact on Poverty and Decreasing Our Ignorance * Part II: Responsible Nature-based Tourism * Impacts of Wildlife Tourism on Rural Livelihoods in Southern Africa * Tourism in Transfrontier Conservation Areas: The Kavango-Zambezi TFCA * The Realities of Ecotourism Development in Botswana * Citizen Participation in the Lodge Sector of the Okavango Delta * The Impacts of Tourism Initiatives on Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction in South Africa: Mathenjwa and Mqobela * Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa - Investment and Employment * Part III: Community-based Tourism * Local Impacts of Community-based Tourism in Southern Africa * Livelihoods, Conservation and Community-based Tourism in Tanzania: Potential and Performance * The Unsustainability of Community Tourism Donor Projects: Lessons from Zambia * Community-based Tourism and Natural Resource Management in Namibia: Local and National Economic Impacts * Part IV: Conclusions * Implications of Responsible Tourism for Conservation and Development in Southern Africa * Index

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