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159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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xx, 225 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Contents Special Preamble by Richard W. Butler Foreword by Ilan Kelman Authors' Preface Part I: Sustainability in Island Destinations 1. Tourism, Growth and the Need for Sustainability 2. Setting the Stage 3. Island Tourism Part II: Challenges to Achieving Sustainability in Island Destinations 4. Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Tourism 5. Lack of Stakeholder Awareness and Education in Sanya, Hainan, China 6. Lack of Consideration for the Local Community in the Cayos Cochinos Islands, Honduras 7. Unsustainable Development in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand 8. Lack of Long-term Planning and Copy-Cat Tourism in St. Kitts Part III: Successes of Achieving Sustainability in Island Destinations 9. Successes in Island Tourism 10. Gili Trawangan, Indonesia: Collaborative Partnerships 11. Calvi?, Mallorca, Spain: Implementing a Multi-Stakeholder Policy 12. Chumbe Island, Tanzania: Strong Leadership and Partnership Overcomes Great Obstacles 13. Moose Factory, Ontario, Canada: Putting Community-Based Tourism into Practice Part IV: Synthesis 14. Innovative Initiatives to Sustainable Tourism Development 15. Conclusion and the Way Forward References Appendix: Resources Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844077809 20160605
Many of the world's islands are dependent on tourism as their main source of income. It is therefore imperative that these destinations are managed for long-term viability. The natural appeal of a destination is typically one of its main tourism related assets, yet the natural environment is also the feature most directly threatened by potential overexploitation. Sustainable Tourism in Island Destinations builds on existing literature in the subject by providing innovative discussions and practical management structures through the use of the authors' various island project work. An original feature is the focus on islands which are part of larger nations, rather than just on island sovereign states. Through an illustrated case study approach, the book focuses on the successes and challenges islands face in achieving sustainable tourism. The authors put forward innovative mechanisms such as multi-stakeholder partnerships and incentive-driven non-regulatory approaches as ways that the sustainability agenda can move forward in destinations that face specific challenges due to their geography and historic development. The case studies - from Canada, St Kitts, Honduras, China, Indonesia, Spain, Tanzania and Thailand - provide the foundation which suggests that alternative approaches to tourism development are possible if they retain sustainability as a priority.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844077809 20160605
Green Library
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ix, 296 p.
  • 1 Introduction: Pathways and Pitfalls in the Search for Sustainable Tourism-- PART I: Frameworks and Approaches-- 2 Recreation Ecology in Sustainable Tourism and Ecotourism: a Strengthening Role-- 3 Ecotourism and Nature-Based Tourism: One End of the Tourism Opportunity Spectrum?-- 4 Hypothesizing the Shifting Mosaic of Attitudes through time: a Dynamic Framework for Sustainable Tourism Development on a 'Mediterranean Isle'-- 5 Tourism, Sustainability and the Social Milieux in Lake Superior's North Shore and Islands-- 6 Development and Evaluation of Sustainable Tourism Principles: the WWF Arctic Tourism Guidelines Initiative-- PART II: Tourism and Place-- 7 From 'Guiding Fiction' to Action: Applying 'The Natural Step' to Sustainability Planning in the Resort of Whistler, British Columbia-- 8 Destination and Place Branding: a Lost Sense of Place?-- 9 Yellowstone National Park, Sustainable Tourism and 'Sense of Place'-- 10 Community Perspectives in Sustainable Tourism: Lessons from Peru-- 11 Local Participation and Attaining Sustainable Tourism: a Comparative Study of Honduran Ecotourism Development-- PART III: Emerging Issues in Culture and Tourism-- 12 Tourism and Poverty Alleviation: Lessons from Southern Africa-- 13 Cultural Inscriptions of Nature: Some Implications for Sustainability, Nature-based Tourism and National Parks-- 14 The Attitudes of Community Residents Towards Tourism-- 15 Tourism and Indigenous Peoples-- 16 Sustainable Tourism in the 21st Century: Lessons from the Past, Challenges to Address.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845934705 20160618
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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845934705 20160618
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viii, 315 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Preface Introduction 1. An Investigation on the Growth Performance of Small Tourism Countries 2. Forecasting International Tourism Demand and Uncertainty for Barbados, Cyprus and Fiji 3. Land, Environmental Externalities and Tourism Development 4. Tourism, Trade and Domestic Welfare 5. How to Develop an Accounting Framework for Ecologically Sustainable Tourism 6. The Effect of Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events on Tourism 7. Sustainable Tourism and Economic Instruments: The Case of Hvar, Croatia 8. Tourism and Sustainable Development: Lessons from Recent World Bank Experience 9. Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Evaluate Environmentally Conscious Tourism Management 10. A Tale of Two Tourism Paradises-- Puerto Plata and Punta Cana - The Determinants of Room Price in Dominican Republic Using a Hedonic Function Approach 11. A Choice Experiment Study to Plan Tourism Expansion in Luang Prabang, Laos Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845424015 20160527
Tourism is both a growth industry and the world's number one export earner. It is therefore no surprise that the role of tourism is increasingly gaining prominence in the debate over how we can move towards more sustainable patterns of development. An enormous literature has emerged on the three pillars of sustainable development - environment, culture and economics - and on how tourism impacts and interacts with them. This timely and original book is firmly grounded in the theory and application of economics, in contrast to much of the previous research which has tended to adopt an environmental or sociological perspective. Although economics has increasingly become a technical subject, this accessible book aims to present important economics results and relate them explicitly to the policy debate. Using a coherent analytical framework, this unique approach offers prescriptions for moving tourism, and economic development more generally, closer to a sustainable ideal. The authors begin by studying the macroeconomic effect of tourism in terms of growth performance and sources of growth. They also examine how the tourism - growth link is affected by the role of imports in the economy, and how tourism impacts upon land use. Further chapters investigate the important issue of forecasting visitor numbers and explore the need for a comprehensive accounting framework to take account of ecologically sustainable tourism. The authors also examine the microeconomic aspects of sustainable tourism and analyse the increasing popularity of environmentally friendly holidays. Sustainable tourism is a fast-growing subject and this book provides an insightful introduction to the critical economic issues involved. It will interest and inform a broad and varied readership including researchers, students and policymakers interested in tourism economics and tourism management, as well as environmentalists, geographers and development scholars.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845424015 20160527
Green Library
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xii, 355 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • The role of recreation ecology in sustainable tourism and ecotourism-- the tourism opportunity spectrum - a framework for discussion of sustainable tourism?-- a sustainable response to over visitation in England's national parks-- responsible tourism with the African great apes-- nature preservation, sense of place, and sustainable tourism: can the "Yellowstone Experience" survive?-- self developed rural tourism - a method of sustainable tourism development-- sustainable tourism that counts - ecotourism, volunteerism and serious leisure.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851995052 20160528
This text present analytical frameworks for examining the concept of sustainability in tourism and recreation within the context of sustainable development. It also includes numerous case studies in a variety of cultural, political and environmental contexts. Contributions include authorities from North American, Europe and Australia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851995052 20160528
Green Library
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88 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction
  • A global industry
  • A force for development?
  • Environmental impacts of tourism
  • Ecotourism : friend or foe?
  • Toward a sustainable tourism industry
  • Beyond the industry : other supporting players
  • Appendix : tourism links
  • Notes.
Green Library
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ix, 371 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction to sustainable tourism management-- the three diemnsions-- key actors in the sutainable tourism industry-- sustainable tourism in different geographical milieu-- sustainable tourism and functional management-- sutainable tourism and the different sectors and types of tourism-- conclusions-- the future of sustainable tourism.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851993140 20160528
This is a text on sustainable tourism which provides an up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of the practice and management of the subject. It offers a range of definitions of sustainable tourism from different sectors of tourism and different areas of the world. A range of key issues and debates is also discussed, and examples of sustainable tourism management practice are given. The book is designed to be interactive, with group and individual exercises, and discussion points to further understanding of the topic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851993140 20160528
Green Library
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x, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction 2. Trends in Tourism-Limits to Growth? 3. Balancing Tourism Growth with Sustanability 4. Opportunities and Challenges in Sustainable Tourism 5. Perspectives on Sustainable Tourism.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415160018 20160527
Tourism, Sustainability and Growth , presents a comprehensive examination of the concept of sustainability as related to tourism growth. Distinguising between sustainable development and sustainable tourism, the authors examine how tourism can contribute to sustainable development and growth. The team of contributors draw on examples from around the world - Canada, USA, Spain, Belgium, UK, Australia - to explore tourism's contribution to the economic, social, political and environmental advancement of developing countries, and the importance of tourism in industrialized nations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415160018 20160527
Green Library
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284 pages : map, charts ; 22 cm
  • L'environnement touristique de la Guinée, les grands constats -- Les indicateurs socio-économiques -- Population -- Indicateurs du développement humain -- Indicateurs touristiques -- Offre touristique de la Guinée -- Sites touristiques -- Autres richesses exploitables pour le tourisme -- Parc hôtelier -- Autres structures d'appui -- Les agences de voyage et de tourisme -- L'Artisanat -- Demande touristique -- Tourisme dans les aires protégées -- Indicateurs des impacts économiques du tourisme -- Accès et desserte -- Réseaux de transport aérien et maritime -- Axes de transport routier et ferroviaire -- Obstacles et barrières à lever -- Au niveau managérial et du développement -- Au niveau de l'Offre -- Au niveau de la demande -- Le tourisme, facteur de développement durable -- Notions et concepts de développement durable -- Concept et Définition -- Objectifs -- Le Tourisme durable -- Nouvelle approche pour la Guinée -- La volonté politique -- Place du tourisme dans la stratégie nationale -- Adéquation de la stratégie nationale avec la vision du tourisme durable -- Apports du tourisme -- Politique et réglementation -- Le système réglementaire -- Les cinq objectifs à atteindre par la Guinée -- Les raisons d'un tourisme différent -- Un instrument de croissance -- Un outil de renforcement des effets bénéfiques -- Quelle offre touristique pour un développement durable ? -- L'espace naturel et culturel -- Préservation du patrimoine naturel et culturel grâce au tourisme -- Les parcs nationaux et aires protégées -- Approches de conservation, de valorisation et d'intégration -- Participation des communautés locales -- Identification du patrimoine culturel -- Parc d'hébergement et de restauration diversifiés -- Une offre intégrée et plurielle -- Évaluation de l'offre et mesure corrective -- Le tourisme, produit d'exportation -- L'Offre en tourisme urbain -- Amélioration du cadre général de l'habitat urbain -- Création de Centres d'intérêt et un nouveau cadre de vie urbaine -- L'offre en tourisme rural -- Une offre naturelle, diversifiée, responsable et solidaire -- Les campements touristiques communautaires -- La Classification hôtelière -- Approche en termes de pôles touristiques -- La desserte -- Quelle demande touristique pour un développement durable ? -- Identification de la Demande potentielle -- Les Touristes nationaux (tourisme domestique) -- Les touristes résidents expatriés -- Touristes visitant des parents et amis -- Le Tourisme d'affaires -- Les touristes internationaux -- De la ressource au Produit, du Produit au Marché -- Aperçu synoptique des principaux acteurs -- Élaboration et commercialisation du produit -- La stratégie marketing -- Les principaux leviers stratégiques -- Les axes -- Les actions directes et les opportunités à saisir -- Le Tourisme Électronique (e-tourisme) -- Les opportunités innovantes -- Les Systèmes de Gestion des Destinations (SGD) -- Les facilitations -- Éthique de la relation producteurs, populations locales et visiteurs -- La gestion des patrimoines et des produits dans l'optique du développement durable
  • Création et gestion d'entreprises touristiques -- Initiation de projets porteurs -- Les critères d'identification des projets -- Les conditions préalables de mise en valeur du projet -- La capacité du projet à contribuer à la croissance et à la lutte contre la pauvreté -- Les marchés touristiques et la commercialisation -- Interaction entre projets touristiques et développement du territoire -- Interconnexion entre objectifs du projet et intégration -- Le tourisme dans le développement local et la promotion des métiers verts -- Les effets induits -- Financement des activités touristiques -- Rôle des parties prenantes -- Renforcement des capacités et développement de l'expertise locale -- Formation et perfectionnement -- Du renforcement des capacités et de l'expertise -- Éléments d'un plan indicatif et participatif -- De la maîtrise du processus de planification -- Le cadre conceptuel -- Développement territorial intégré -- Synergie des acteurs -- Une impulsion nouvelle -- Organiser la prospective -- Renforcer l'attractivité des territoires -- Évaluation et suivi -- Le sens de l'évaluation -- Importance de la culture de l'éthique.
"Le secteur touristique ("industrie sans cheminée") figure aujourd'hui parmi les moteurs dominants de l'économie mondiale. Il possède en outre, en tant qu'activité transversale, une forte capacité d'entraînement et d'impulsion de plusieurs filières socioéconomiques qui lui sont connexes. "La nature a forgé la vocation touristique de la Guinée, l'histoire et la culture l'ont renforcée." En dépit d'un potentiel touristique incomparable, lui permettant de développer la plupart des types de tourisme en zone tropicale, la Guinée reste toujours confrontée à une problématique et à des défis majeurs qu'il s'avère urgent de dénouer et de lever. Après avoir posé un diagnostic clair et fixé les objectifs à atteindre - passer de la ressource au produit, du produit au marché -, les auteurs ont misé sur l'approche du développement durable pour aboutir à l'établissement du cadre managérial adéquat pour l'essor du tourisme en Guinée : maîtrise des variables de l'offre et de la demande, participation des populations à la base, promotion et protection des ressources, tout en répondant aux exigences des temps modernes.--Page 4 of cover
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1 online resource (xix, 181 pages) : illustrations.
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283 p. : map ; 21 cm.
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xxii, 381 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • An overview of the sustainable tourism debate-- sustainable development or development?-- here we go, here we go, here we eco-- sustainable tourism - from concept to reality-- sustainable tourism and the local economy-- redefining sustainability - a structural approach-- sustainable tourism as a business strategy-- sustainable tourism - a marketing perspective-- Wordsworth, sustainable tourism and the private sector - a case study of a sustainable tourism partnership in the Lake District-- local environment protection initiative in Crete-- tropical forest eco tourism - two promising projects in Belize-- the sustainability of ecotourism-- strategies for sustainability - lessons from Goa and the Seychelles-- sustainability and the consumption of tourism-- small-scale tourism development in Malaysia-- sustainable tourism - a Spanish perspective on a quality product-- anthropologists, local communities and a sustainable tourist development-- principles influencing the determination of environmental standards for sustainable tourism-- the effectiveness of sustainable tourism policies in Scotland-- the community show - a mythology of resident responsive tourism-- tourism and the environment in Madagascar.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851991849 20160528
Tourism is at the forefront of the debate on development versus sustainability. The challenge facing the industry is how to translate principles into practice and to attain a balance between the objectives of tourism development and the long-term conservation of physical, eological and sociocultural environments. This book addresses these issues, particularly from economic, ethical and environmental perspectives. It has been developed from selected papers presented at a conference held at Newton Rigg, Cumbria, UK, in April 1996. It is divided into four parts, addressing: concepts, theories and methodological issues; the tourism industry's promotion of sustainable tourism; minimizing the environmental impact of alternative forms of tourism; and policy perspectives. The book includes a wide range of case studies and destinations where tourism is rapidly developing in fragile environments. It represents reading for advanced students, research workers and industry practitioners in tourism, whether from the perspective of geography, sociology, economics, marketing or planning.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851991849 20160528
Green Library
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xxxiii, 156 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword-- Preface-- Acknowledgements-- Overview-- Natural attractions and management authorities-- Organizations-- Accommodation providers-- Tour operators-- Suggested reading.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780750689199 20160528
This new book takes a look at the tourism industry in Australia and examines a range of best practice cases that will increase awareness of what is being done and what can be done in meeting the challenges of sustainable tourism. Included in the casebook are discussions of the concept of sustainable tourism, and the role of industry and government bodies in this area. The three major issues in sustainability which the authors have examined through their choice of cases are - environmentally sensitive building and associated infrastructure design; the development of integrated management systems designed to control operational impacts; and the enhancement of the physical environment through operational activities. It examines a range of Australian best practice cases. Real life case studies include: the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the Namadgi National Park and Seven Spirit Bay.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780750689199 20160528
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372 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
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xii, 131 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction. What is Ecotourism? Chapter 1. Ecotourism as a Development Strategy Chapter 2. Politics, Economics, and Exceptionalism in Costa Rica Chapter 3. Ecotourism in Costa Rica Chapter 4. Ecotourism, Foreign Direct Investment, and the Costa Rican Model Chapter 5. Conclusion: Lessons from Costa Rica.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739174609 20160609
Ecotourism Development in Costa Rica: The Search for Oro Verde, by Andrew P. Miller, examines the use of ecotourism as a development strategy in Costa Rica and its applicability to other Central American states. Ecotourism provides an important environmental check on industry, giving the environment a voice by making its preservation an economic necessity due to the number of people who derive their income from it. The move away from agriculture to ecotourism is a natural fit because many of those who are engaged in agriculture have extensive knowledge of plants and animals that can be utilized by the ecotourism industry. The use of ecotourism as a development strategy is distinctive. For ecotourism to succeed, it must preserve the natural environment, but it must do so in a way that does not preclude growth in other sectors of the economy. Miller shows how the successful pursuit of foreign direct investment coupled with Costa Rica's immense biodiversity and its attractiveness to tourists is key to understanding the success of the Costa Rican economy. Many of the preferences that ecotourists have for a vacation destination also help create an amenable atmosphere for business. These factors include: political and social stability, high quality of life, low levels of corruption, economic freedom, high levels of education, and a suitable infrastructure. The most important part of this research is its development of strategies based upon the Costa Rican model that would be useful for other states in the region. When looking at whether states can replicate the development strategy of Costa Rica, environmental sustainability is an important concern. Ecotourism Development in Costa Rica is an essential text for students and scholars interested in Latin American politics and history, development studies, and environmental sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739174609 20160609
Green Library
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2 v. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
  • [1] Implementation guide for responsible tourism coordinators
  • [2] Management guide for responsible tour operations.
Green Library
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185 p. ; 30 cm.
The progress towards a more sustainable tourism industry is best demonstrated through success stories. This publication contains around 50 examples of good practices in sustainable development and management of tourism, collected from 31 countries. A variety of projects are presented, ranging from local to regional and national levels, including activities of the public, private and NGO sectors, covering aspects of eco-, rural- and cultural tourism, accomodations, tour operations, transportation, protected area management, regulatory and voluntary frameworks, among others. Each case is described in a systematic order, including background information, success factors for sustainability, problems aroused and their solutions, lessons learnt, and monitoring activities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789284403721 20160528
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191 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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xi, 551 p. ; 24 cm.
Around the world, ecotourism has been hailed as a panacea: a way to fund conservation and scientific research, protect fragile ecosystems, benefit communities, promote development in poor countries, instill environmental awareness and a social conscience in the travel industry, satisfy and educate discriminating tourists, and, some claim, foster world peace. Although "green" travel is being aggressively marketed as a "win-win" solution for the Third World, the environment, the tourist, and the travel industry, the reality is far more complex, as Martha Honey reports in this extraordinarily enlightening book."Ecotourism and Sustainable Development", originally published in 1998, was among the first books on the subject. For years it has defined the debate on ecotourism: Is it possible for developing nations to benefit economically from tourism while simultaneously helping to preserve pristine environments? This long-awaited second edition provides new answers to this vital question." Ecotourism and Sustainable Development" is the most comprehensive overview of worldwide ecotourism available today, showing how both the concept and the reality have evolved over more than twenty-five years. Here Honey revisits six nations she profiled in the first edition - the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, and South Africa - and adds a fascinating new chapter on the United States. She examines the growth of ecotourism within each country's tourism strategy, its political system, and its changing economic policies. Her useful case studies highlight the economic and cultural impacts of expanding tourism on indigenous populations as well as on ecosystems.Honey is not a "travel writer." She is an award-winning journalist and reporter who lived in East Africa and Central America for nearly twenty years. Since writing the first edition of this book, she has led the International Ecotourism Society and founded a new center to lead the way to responsible ecotourism. Her experience and her expertise resonate throughout this beautifully written and highly informative book.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781597261265 20160528
Green Library
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xiii, 357 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
  • Mass tourism, diversification and sustainability in southern Europe's coastal regions, B Bramwell-- public policies for coastal tourism and sustainability in southern Europe, B Bramwell. Coastal tourism - impacts and policies: Crete - endowed by nature, privileged by geography, threatened by tourism?, H Briassoulis-- tourism development in Greek insular and coastal areas, P Tsartas-- tourism growth, national development and regional inequality in Turkey, C Tosun, et al-- problems of island tourism development - the Greek insular regions, K. Andriotis-- sustainable tourism planning in northern Cyprus, J Sadler. Mass tourism coastal resorts and sustainable development: learning from experience? progress towards a sustainable future for tourism in the central and eastern Andaluc an, M Barke & J Towner-- measuring sustainability in a mass tourism destination, F Vera Rebollo & J Ivars Baidal-- the planning and practice of coastal zone management in south-west Spain, R Rodriguez, et al-- using EMAS and local agenda 21 as tools towards sustainability - the case of a Catalan coastal resort X, Campillo-Besses, et al-- environmental initiatives in the hotel sector in Greece, A Chatziathanassiou, et al-- Diversified coastal tourism and sustainable development: sustainable tourism - utopia or necessity? the role of new forms of tourism in the Aegean islands, I Spilanis & H Vayanni-- the oxymoron of sustainable tourism, M Schmidt di Friedberg-- tourism, modernisation and development on the island of Cyprus, R Sharpley-- tourism, culture and cultural tourism in Malta, N Theuma-- coffee shop meets casino - cultural responses to casino tourism development in northern Cyprus, J Scott-- rejuvenation, diversification and imagery - sustainability conflicts for tourism policy in the eastern Adriatic, D Hall.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781873150696 20160605
This book examines the development of mass tourism in coastal regions of Southern Europe, with implications for similar regions across the world. It provides a critical assessment of two influential policies intended to promote sustainable development, these being attempts to make mass tourism resorts more sustainable, and the development of smaller-scale, alternative tourism products.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781873150696 20160605