Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability: Linking Culture and the Environment / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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- CAB International North America
Sustainable development is the single most important consideration for those working in the tourism industry. Presenting a discussion by leading contributors on the impacts of tourism on local culture and the environment, this new edition moves forward the debates in sustainable tourism, covering new locations, concepts and perspectives, and new case studies providing a global outlook for a universal issue.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Integrating Environmental and Social Concerns over Tourism DevelopmentIntroduction. Pathways and pitfalls in the search for sustainable tourismThe role of recreation ecology in sustainable tourism and ecotourismEcotourism and nature-based tourism: one end of the tourism opportunity spectrum? Sustainable development and the shifting composite of tourism stakeholders: toward a dynamic frameworkCommunity forestry: countering excess visitor demands in Englands national parksNature preservation, sense of place and sustainable tourism: can the Yellowstone Experience survive? Responsible tourism with great apes in UgandaSection 2: Society, Recreation and Sustainable TourismCommunity perspectives in sustainable tourism: lessons from PeruSustainable tourism: the effect of local participation in Honduran ecotourism developmentSelf developed rural tourism: a method of sustainable tourism developmentSense of place as a component of sustainable tourism marketingCasinos, communities and sustainable economic developmentExpanding sustainable tourisms conceptualisation: ecotourism, volunteerism and serious leisureSection 3: Sustainable Tourism Development: Some ApplicationsEvaluating achievement of sustainable tourism principles: the WWF Arctic Tourism Guidelines InitiativeEcotourism: a theoretical framework and an Indonesian applicationThe perceptions of tourists and residents of sustainable tourism principles and environmental initiativesTourism, sustainability and the social milieu in Lake Superiors north shore and islandsSustainable tourism in the 21st century: lessons from the past; challenges to address