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1. Periplo sustentable [2000 - ]

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1 online resource
Book
1 online resource (xii, 211 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts.
  • An introduction to ecotourism in Scandinavia / Stefan Gössling and Johan Hultman
  • Ecotourism in Danmark / Berit C. Kaae
  • Sweden : where holidays come naturally / Peter Fredman, Stefan Gössling and Johan Hultman
  • Ecotourism in Norway : non-existence or co-existence? / Arvid Viken
  • Iceland : nature-, adventure- or eco-island? / Stefan Gössling and Areti Alkimou
  • Tourism certification in Scandinavia / Stefan Gössling
  • The role of nature in Swedish ecotourism / Johan Hultman, Erika Andersson Cederholm
  • Ecotourism as experience-tourism / Stefan Gössling
  • The right of public access : potentials and challenges for ecotourism / Klas Sandell
  • Swedish mountain tourism patterns and modeling destination attributes / Peter Fredman, Kreg Lindberg
  • Environmental concerns of Swedish ecotourists : an environmental-psychological perspective / Silvia Wurzinger
  • Rural development through ecotourism / Nils-Otto Nilsson
  • Eco-traveler or eco-site visitor? / Thor Flognfeldt jun.
  • Ecotourist choices of transport modes / Johan Folke, Josefine Hammer Østrup and Stefan Gössling
  • Ecotourism and indigenous people : positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism / Robert Pettersson
  • Hunting tourism as ecotourism : conflicts and opportunities / Yvonne Gunnarsdotter
  • Policy, planning and governance in ecotourism / C. Michael Hall.
Interest in ecotourism in Scandinavia has seen recent growth. Extended forests, rivers and lakes allow for a great variety of nature-based activities, such as hiking, mushroom collecting, kayaking, snow mobiling and bird watching, making Scandinavia a unique region from a nature-based tourism perspective. "Ecotourism in Scandinavia: Lessons in Theory and Practice" is the first book to comprehensively describe, analyze and evaluate aspects of Scandinavian ecotourism and will appeal to researchers and students of ecotourism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845931346 20160618
Book
235 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Chapter 1. Culture: Our Second Nature Chapter 2. Is Heritage a Human Right? Chapter 3. Fighting Climate Change and Achieving Sustainability Chapter 4. Organizational Processes of Mission Change Chapter 5. Global Cities and Historic Towns: Rising Waters, Threatened Treasures Chapter 6. The Loss of Cultural Landscapes: Desertification, Deforestation, and Chapter 9. Polar Melting Chapter 10. Heritage and Energy: Conflicting Social Goods Chapter 11. Cultural Tourism and the Discourse of Sustainability Chapter 12. Organizational Alliances and Social Commitments Conclusion: The Future of the Past References Index About the Author.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611322385 20160610
For cultural and heritage institutions around the world, sustainability is the major challenge of the 21st century. In the first major work to analyse this critical issue, Barthel-Bouchier argues that programmatic commitments to sustainability arose both from direct environmental threats to tangible and intangible heritage, and from social and economic contradictions as heritage developed into a truly global organisational field. Drawing on extensive fieldwork and interviews over many years, as well as detailed coverage of primary documents and secondary literature, she examines key international organisations including UNESCO, ICOMOS, and the World Monuments Fund, and national trust organisations of Great Britain, the United States, Australia, and many others. This wide-ranging study establishes a foundation for critical analysis and programmatic advances as heritage professionals encounter the growing challenge of sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611322385 20160610
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (368 pages) : illustrations.
  • GoT Belfast?: how a television epic about a war-torn land was employed to rebrand Northern Ireland / Noel Martin Murray
  • Touring Pittsburgh's glocal narratives: leveraging city brands for global and local audiences / Kasey Clawson Hudak
  • Los Angeles: diversity and dreams as brand / Kristen Smirnov, Gabriela Khowploum
  • The intended image of a place brand: a Danish case study / Martin Hannibal, Erik S. Rasmussen
  • Using social media for participatory city branding: the case of @cityofizmir, an Instagram project / Ebru Uzunoglu
  • A brief history of city branding in Istanbul / Ülke Evrim Uysal
  • A psychological perspective on city brand positioning: the dimensional organization of sensemaking data / Henrik Gert Larsen, LeAnn G. DeHoff
  • Sustainable city branding: Cittaslow - the case of Turkey / Hande Begüm Bumin Doyduk, Elif Yolbulan Okan
  • Whose city is it anyway?: limits of city branding in Harare amidst the storm of economic hardships in Zimbabwe / Innocent Chirisa [and 4 others]
  • Branding various-sized destinations: a study of millennial attitudes / Anders Parment, Sara Brorström
  • Challenges in promoting cities through culture within the new global economy / Dilek Hocaoglu,
  • The role of local governments in city branding / Emel Gonenc Guler
  • Promoting America: how do college-age millennial travelers perceive terms for branding the USA? / Lisa T. Fall, Charles A. Lubbers
  • Leveraging sport to build city brands: the case of Cape Town as an emerging city brand / Brendon Knott, Janice Hemmonsbey
  • Branding ideas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 / Erica Liu.
Place branding has made it possible for international destinations to be able to compete within the global economy. Through the promotion of different cities, natural beauty, and local culture or heritage, many regions have been able to increase their revenue and international appeal by attracting tourists and investments. Global Place Branding Campaigns across Cities, Regions, and Nations provides international insights into marketing strategies and techniques being employed to promote global tourism, competitiveness, and exploration. Featuring case studies and emergent research on place branding, as well as issues and challenges faced by destinations around the world, this book is ideally suited for professionals, researchers, policy makers, practitioners, and students.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522505761 20161213
Book
1 online resource (vi, 190 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • * The Great Unknown-- * Towards Understanding Western Tourists: Theoretical Perspectives-- * Towards Understanding Western Tourists: Empirical studies-- * The Tourist Unravelled-- * Planning for the 'Right' Tourists.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845931957 20160605
Developing countries are increasingly reliant on tourism to generate income. To do this successfully it is critical for them to have an understanding of the tourist phenomenon. This book provides a clear overview of 'West-South' tourism, reviewing and evaluating both theoretical perspectives as well as empirical studies of organized tours, backpackers, independent tourists and volunteer tourism. It concludes by outlining how developing countries can plan to attract the right kind of tourists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845931957 20160605
Book
1 online resource (xxxii, 324 pages) : illustrations, map, charts
  • Part 1: Introduction-- Sustainable Development-- Sustainable Tourism-- Part 2: Motivations for Monitoring-- Private Sector Drivers-- Public Sector Drivers-- Part 3: Monitoring Process-- Monitoring Using Indicators-- Developing Indicators-- Implementing Monitoring Systems-- Part 4: Introduction to Case Studies-- The World Tourism Organisation-- Tourism Optimisation Management Model-- Samoa Sustainable Tourism Indicator Project-- The Tour Operators' Initiative for Sustainable Development-- Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851990514 20160605
Sustainable tourism is not a static target, but a dynamic process of change, a transition. This book considers how monitoring using indicators can assist tourism to make such a sustainability transition. It encourages the reader to view tourism from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and draws on material from a wide range of sources including ecology, global change and the new and emerging field of sustainability science. The book explains why monitoring is important for different groups of stakeholders; public and private sector, NGOs and communities. It also examines important monitoring considerations such as what and where to measure, how much will monitoring cost and how the data can be presented. The book puts particular emphasis on indicator use and implementation. It highlights the process and techniques to develop and use indicators and then provides clear and detailed examples of monitoring in practice around the globe at different geographic scales.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851990514 20160605
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 318 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
  • Tourism and the Polar Environment / Bernard Stonehouse
  • The Growing Significance of Polar Tourism / John M. Snyder and Bernard Stonehouse
  • Pioneers of Polar Tourism and Their Legacy / John M. Snyder
  • Polar Tourism in Changing Environments / Bernard Stonehouse and John M. Snyder
  • Economic Roles of Polar Tourism / John M. Snyder
  • The Polar Tourism Markets / John M. Snyder
  • Tourism in Rural Alaska / Henry Huntington, Mike Freeman, Bill Lucey, Grant Spearman and Alex Whiting
  • Development of Tourism in Arctic Canada / Mike Robbins
  • The Economic Role of Arctic Tourism / John M. Snyder
  • Gateway Ports in the Development of Antarctic Tourism / Esther Bertram, Shona Muir and Bernard Stonehouse
  • Developments in Antarctic Tourism / Bernard Stonehouse
  • Antarctic Ship-borne Tourism : an Expanding Industry / Esther Bertram
  • Antarctic Adventure Tourism and Private Expeditions / Machiel Lamers, Jan H. Stel and Bas Amelung
  • Antarctic Scenic Overflights / Thomas Bauer
  • Antarctic Tourism : What are the Limits? / Denise Landau and John Splettstoesser
  • Antarctic Tourism Research : the First Half-Century / Bernard Stonehouse and Kim Crosbie
  • Managing the New Realities / John M. Snyder and Bernard Stonehouse
  • Managing Polar Tourism : Issues and Approaches / John M. Snyder
  • Tourism on South Georgia : a Case for Multiple Resource Management / John M. Snyder and Bernard Stonehouse
  • Tourism Management on the Southern Oceanic Islands / Phillip Tracey
  • Tourism Management for Antarctica / Esther Bertram and Bernard Stonehouse.
This book examines polar tourism in its environmental, economic and cultural settings and explores the potential for growth as well as essential management for sustainability. It has 17 chapters organized in 4 parts under the following headings: (i) tourism and the polar environment; (ii) economic roles of polar tourism; (iii) developments in Antarctic tourism; and (iv) managing the new realities. The book will appeal to researchers in tourism, ecology and environmental studies, and to those involved in developing sustainable polar tourism. It has a subject index.
Book
1 online resource (xxiii, 349 pages) : illustrations, map, charts
  • * Foreword, D Sheppard, WCPA-- * Preface, Eugenio Yunis, WTO-- Section 1: Tourism and Conservation in the 21st Century-- * Tourism and Protected Areas: Benefits Beyond Boundaries, R Bushell, R Staiff, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and P Eagles-- * Tourism as a Tool for Conservation and Support of Protected Areas: Setting the Agenda, R Bushell, and S F McCool, The University of Montana, USA-- * Global Trends Affecting Tourism in Protected Areas, P F Eagles-- * Key Principles and Directions for Tourism in Protected Areas: A Review of Existing Charters, Guidelines and Declarations, J Foxlee, Darwin, Australia-- Section 2: Management Issues and Case Studies-- * Tourism, Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas in Developing Nations, L M Scherl, Arcadia, Australia and S Edwards, Recreation and Conservation International, Ecuador-- * Joint Management: Aboriginal involvement in tourism in the Kakadu World Heritage Area, P Wellings, Darwin, Australia-- * Tourism as a tool for community-based conservation and development, P Figgis, World Commission on Protected Areas, Australia, T Berno and R Bushell-- * The World Heritage Tourism Programme: Lessons Learned, Art Pederse, UNESCO World Heritage Centre, France-- * Transfrontier Conservation Areas and Sustainable Nature-based Tourism, A Spenceley, Durban, South Africa-- * Sustainable Nature Tourism in Europe: An Overview of NGOs, M Schelhaas, Plantage Middenlaan 2K, The Netherlands-- * Capacity-Building for Ecotourism: Training Programmes for Managers of Protected Areas, W Strasdas, University of Applied Sciences, Eberswalde, Germany, B Corcoran, Howick, South Africa and T Petermann, InWEnt, Germany-- * The Role of Certification and Accreditation in Ensuring Tourism Contributes to Conservation, M Honey, The International Ecotourism Society, USA. Section 3: Economic Issues and Case Studies-- * Tourism-based Revenue Generation for Conservation, A Drumm, The Nature Conservancy, USA-- * Economic Impacts of Parks on Surrounding Communities: Findings from New South Wales, N Conner, NSW Department of Environment & Conservation, Australia-- * Management Information Tools for Setting Visitor Fees, K Lindberg, Oregon State University, USA-- * Conservation and Community Development: The Conservation Corporation Africa Model, L Carlisle, CC Africa, South Africa-- * Sabi Sabi: A Model for Effective Ecotourism, Conservation and Community Involvement, R Loon, Hoedspruit, South Africa, I Harper, and P Shorten-- * Financial Parks through Marketing: A Case Study of Ontario Parks, E Halpenny, Waterloo, Canada-- * Concessions and Commercial Development: Experience in South African National Parks, P Fearnhead, Sunninghill, South Africa-- * Tourism on the Great Barrier Reef: A Partnership Approach, A Skeat and H Skeat, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Australia-- Section 4: Conclusion-- * Tourism, Protected Areas and the World Parks Congress: Fundamental Lessons, New Horizons and Promising Directions, -- * S F McCool, P F J Eagles, R Bushell and J McNeely, Gland, Switzerland.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851990224 20160618
Bringing together the diverse experiences of park agencies and managers, conservation NGO's and international agencies, this book examines the role of tourism in protected area management. Using case studies from around the world, it provides examples of successful partnerships between community, public and private sectors. It also explores how tourism can be used as a management tool for financing protected areas. It concludes by summarizing the lessons learnt and the challenges facing protected areas in the future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851990224 20160618
Book
1 online resource (xviii, 264 pages)
  • Foreword / Eugenio Yunis
  • Foreword / Oliver Hillel
  • Introduction
  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • South and Central America
  • North America and Europe
  • Arctic and Antarctic
  • Test Cases
  • Discussion and Conclusions.
As a counterpart to the growing volume of more theoretical literature in ecotourism, this volume provides a global compilation and analysis of 170 real-life case studies in ecotourism. It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public parks. The case studies range from the world's best models to test cases, small to large, unique to representative. Data is drawn from independent audits by the author and others, and from published reports from universities, multilateral and non-government organizations. The book shows what ecotourism can achieve and what constraints it faces, and provides a comprehensive reference for ecotourism enterprises, development agencies and university teaching.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851996653 20160605
Book
1 online resource (xvii, 272 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • The evolving nature of competition and sustainability-- the competitive tourism destination-- the sustainable tourism destination-- a model of destination competitiveness-- the macro environment - global forces shaping world tourism-- the competitive (micro) environment - the destination and tourism system-- core resources and attractors - the essence of destination appeal-- supporting factors and resources - elements which enhance destination appeal-- destination policy, planning and development-- destination management - the key to maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage-- qualifying and amplifying determinants - parameters which define destination potential-- the destination audit - putting the model to work. (Part contents).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851996646 20160605
The purpose of this book is to provide a framework for understanding the complex and multi-faceted nature of the factors that affect destination competitiveness. It provides guidance on how to create successful destinations by developing and presenting a conceptual model of destination competitiveness that recognises the importance of sustainability for long-term success.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851996646 20160605
Book
1 online resource (xvii, 361 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
  • Policy - balancing theory and practice-- ecotourism policy - a general perspective-- case studies - Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand, critical environments. (Part contents).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851996097 20160605
The global tourism industry continues a trend of sustained growth, moving more people and generating domestic and foreign revenues, often at the expense of the social and ecological integrity of destination regions. As a result, tourism policy makers have been forced to consider a variety of new approaches to ensure that the environment, local people, tourists, and business remain unaffected by the negative impacts of the industry. This book provides an objective overview of the extent of international ecotourism policy, with contributions from academics and policy makers from around the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851996097 20160605
Book
168 pages ; 17 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
xvii, 268 pages ; 26 cm
  • Foreword, Acknowledgements, Abbreviations and acronyms, Preface Part One: Introduction: Why Responsible Tourism? Chapter 1 What is Responsible Tourism? Chapter 2 Responsible Tourism and the UK Marketplace Chapter 3 The Business Case for Responsibility Chapter 4 Responsible Tourism in Destinations Part Two: Responsible Tourism in Practice Chapter 5 Social Responsibility Chapter 6 Economic Responsibility Chapter 7 Environmental Responsibility Chapter 8 Conclusion References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781910158845 20170130
Responsible Tourism: Using tourism for sustainable development 2nd edition is about the globally vital necessity of realising sustainable tourism. It is a hugely important challenge to those who organise and sell travel and tourism, and those who consume it.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781910158845 20170130
Green Library
Book
179 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Instituciones, capacidades y desarrollo sostenible en el ámbito del turismo / Hebe Vessuri
  • Planificación, desarrollo y turismo equitativo / Dalia Correa Guía
  • Comparación de ocho esquemas de certificación de playas-ECP en Iberoamérica y evaluación de su utilidad para el manejo integrado costero / Camilo M. Botero Saltarén
  • La capacidad de carga para el turismo sostenible / Edward W. Manning y T. David Doutherty
  • SOSTUR-sostenibilidad turística : modelo basado en la Agenda Local 21 para evaluar y mejorar la gestión sostenible en los destinos turísticos / Luis E. Márquez, Leonardo M. Cuétara y Roberto A. Frías
  • Información y monitoreo : base esencial para el turismo sostenible / Paul Geerders, Diana Arias, Andrés Osorio y Mauricio González
  • La percepción de la playa como un elemento importante para la certificación de plays limpias : ejemplo de Ensenada, Baja California, México / Ruth Rosas, Ileana Espejel, Omar Cervantes y Ángela Ferrer.
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xii, 192 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Chapter 1: Time Series Modelling of Tourism Demand from the USA, Japan and Malaysia to Thailand Yaovarate Chaovanapoonphol, Christine Lim, Michael McAleer and Aree Wiboonpongse Chapter 2: Determinants of Tourist Satisfaction at Sun and Sand Mass Destinations Joaquin Marin Alegre and Jaume Garau Taberner Chapter 3: Determinant Attitudes to Tourism in a Mass Tourist Destination: A Comparative-Static Analysis Eugeni Aguilo-Perez and Jaume Rossello-Nadal Chapter 4: A Panel Data Analysis of Residential Water Demand in a Mediterranean Tourist Region: the Case of Sardinia Vania Statzu and Elisabetta Strazzera Chapter 5: Pollution Adverse Tourists and Growth Fabio Cerina and Sauveur Giannoni Chapter 6: On the relationship between tourism and trade Maria Santana-Gallego, Francisco J. Ledesma-Rodriguez and Jorge V. Perez-Rodriguez Chapter 7: Evaluating Labour Productivity of Diversifying Rural Tourism: Evidence from Japan Yasuo Ohe Chapter 8: Clustering tourism destinations by means composite indexes of sustainability Juan Ignacio Pulido-Fernandez and Marcelino Sanchez-Rivero Chapter 9: Equilibrium dynamics and local indeterminacy in a model of sustainable tourism Giovanni Bella Chapter 10: How tourism can help preserve cultural heritage sites: Constructing optimal entrance fee schemes to collect visitors' WTP for the world heritage site My Son in Vietnam Tran Huu Tuan and Stale Navrud.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415583855 20160605
Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and one of its fastest growing economic sectors helping to generate income and employment for local people. At the same time, it has many negative outsourced effects on the environment and local culture. Achieving a more sustainable pattern of tourism development is high on the global agenda aiming to meet human needs while preserving the environment now and for the future. "The Economics of Sustainable Tourism" aims to critically explore how tourism economic development can move closer to a sustainable ideal from a firm Economic analytic anchor. Grounded in Economic theory and application it analyses tourist's satisfaction and impacts of tourism on the host community, investigates the productivity of the industry and identify factors which could increase economic & sustainable development such as trade relationships. It offers further insight into how destinations sustainability can be measured, economic benefits of a more sustainable destination and sets the agenda for future research. The book includes range of theoretical and empirical perspectives and includes cutting edge research from international scholars. This significant volume provides a new perspective on the sustainable tourism debate and will be a valuable read for students, researcher, academics of Tourism and Economics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415583855 20160605
Green Library
Book
xvi, 256 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Foreword-- Acknowledgements-- Abbreviations and acronyms-- Preface-- Part One: Introduction: Why Responsible Tourism?, 1. What is Responsible Tourism?, 2. Responsible Tourism and the UK Marketplace, 3. The Business Case for Responsibility, 4. Responsible Tourism in Destinations-- Part Two: 5. Responsible Tourism in Practice -Social Responsibility, 6. Economic Responsibility, 7. Environmental Responsibility, 8. Conclusion References: Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781906884406 20160605
Taking Responsibility for Tourism is about the globally vital necessity of realising sustainable tourism. It is a hugely important challenge to those who organise and sell travel and tourism, and those who consume it.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781906884406 20160605
Green Library
Book
viii, 173 p. : ill.
Book
xi, 179 p. : maps ; 26 cm
  • PART 1: Responsible Tourism and Responsibilities-- 1. The Responsible Tourism Debate-- 2. International Transport and Climate Change: Taking Responsibility Seriously-- 3. The Consumers of Tourism-- PART 2: The Central Tenets of Tourism-- 4. Destination Communities and Responsible Tourism-- 5. Environmental Performance-- 6. The Politics of Tourism and Poverty Reduction-- 7. Governance and Responsible Tourism-- PART 3: Responsible Tourism in Action?-- 8. Adventure Tours: Responsible Tourism in Practice?-- 9. Responsible Wildlife Tourism in Africa-- 10. Cultural Heritage: World Heritage Sites and Responsible Tourism in Argentina-- 11. Hospitality Enterprise: A Key Influence.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845939878 20160612
Tourism is one of the world's biggest industries. Responsible tourism is concerned with the effects of tourism on people, ecology, and communities, and seeks to ameliorate these impacts by providing tourism which benefits host communities, improves working conditions, involves the local community, promotes cultural heritage, and benefits the environment. This book discusses responsible tourism as a whole, including the politics, policy and planning behind it, and the major subject sub-topics, such as poverty reduction, the environment, transport, governance, wildlife tours and heritage. It is suitable for university libraries, policy makers and researchers in responsible and sustainable tourism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845939878 20160612
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xxv, 330 p. : ill., plan.
  • pt. 1. International and national scales
  • pt. 2. Regional tourism planning and natural resource planning
  • pt. 3. Coastal and maritime planning and management
  • pt. 4. Historic cities and sustainable tourism planning
  • pt. 5. Local and site scale of tourism and leisure services planning
  • pt. 6. 'Slicing the cake differently' - resorts, spas, pilgrimages and city tourism.
Book
111 p. : col. ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Green Library
Map
1 atlas (83 p.) ; 25 cm.
Green Library
Book
535 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • GIS for Sustainable Development Michele Campagna General issues for GI use in planning sustainable development The Rise of Cyber Planning: Some Theoretical Insights Andrea De Montis Theories of Digital Participation Robin S. Smith Metadata and data distribution Benedicte Bucher GI Based Applications on public authorities web sites and their non-professional users Mette Arleth Geographic Information as an Economic Good Alenka Krek GIS research perspectives for sustainable development planning Advanced Remote Sensing techniques for ecosystem data collection Alexandr Napryushkin and Eugenia Vertinskaya Spatio-temporal data modeling for "4D" Databases Alexandr Zipf Spatial Multimedia for Environmental Planning and Management Alexandra Fonseca and Cristina Gouveia Computer support for discussions in spatial planning Claus Rinner Integration of GIS and Simulation Models Andrea Giacomelli Microsimulation and GIS for spatial decision-making Dimitris Ballas Using Geodemographics and GIS for Sustainable Development Linda See and Phil Gibson Multivariate Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology: An Integrated Approach to Human Health and the Environment Stefania Bertazzon and Marina Gavrilova Zone Design in Public Health Policy. Konstantinos Daras and Seraphim Alvanides Tools in the spatial analysis of offences: evidence from Scandinavian cities Vania Ceccato Geospatial Technologies, Vulnerability Assessment, and Sustainable Hazards Mitigation in Cities Tarek Rashed Learning from practice: GIS as a tool in planning sustainable development URBAN DYNAMICS Urban Multi-Level Geographical Information Satellite Generation Sebastien Gadal Urban scenario modelling and forecast for sustainable urban and regional planning Jose I. Barredo, Carlo Lavalle, and Marjo Kasanko NATURAL and CULTURAL HERITAGE The Development of the Cross Border Region of Hungary and Austria Analyzed with Historical Cadastral and Land Register Data Susanne Steiner Computer aided reflexivity and data management in archaeology Anthony Beck and Assaad Seif SOCIETY AND ENVIRONMENT A Geographical Approach to Community Safety: A UK Perspective Jonathan Corcoran and Bernie Bowen Thomson GIS Application to Support Water Infrastructures Facilities Localization in Particularly Valuable Environmental Areas: The Eolian Islands Case Study Giuseppe Cremona and Luisella Ciancarella Influence of data quality on solar radiation modelling Tomaz Podobnikar, Kristof Ostir, and Klemen Zaksek<del cite="mailto:Creative 5" datetime="2005-04-28T09:20">Toma Podobnikar, KriA!tof OA!tir, and Klemen ZakA!ek</del> PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GIS support for empowering marginalized communities: the Cherokee Nation case study Laura Harjo GIS and participatory diagnosis in urban planning: a case study in Geneva Aurore Nembrini, Sandrine Billeau, Gilles Desthieux and Florent Joerin Visualizing alternative urban futures: using spatial multimedia to enhance Community Participation and policymaking Laxmi Ramasubramanian and Aimee C. Quinn SDI & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SITAD: building a local Spatial Data Infrastructure in Italy Piergiorgio Cipriano Local GIS: Implementing the Urban Spatial Enabled Information System Walter Oostdam.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780849330513 20160528
"GIS for Sustainable Development" examines how GIS applications can improve collaboration in decision making among those involved in promoting sustainable development. This volume reviews leading GIScience, providing an overview of research topics and applications that enable GIS newcomers and professionals to apply GIScience methods to sustainable spatial planning. Divided into three parts, the book begins with an introduction to the issues of sustainability, focusing on concepts concerning GIS adoption and use within public organizations that are planning development. Part II focuses on GIScience methods, which can be used to support sustainable development and solve environmental problems. Part III presents research projects and best practices relating to different areas of application within the field. This text provides the latest research findings, delivers complete references to related publications, and supplies you with a complete reference framework for each topic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780849330513 20160528
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
120 pages ; 21 cm
  • O mito é o nada que é tudo : por uma (des)construção da figura ulissiana / Fabrício Castro de Carvalho, Marcos Arzua Barbosa
  • Jornadas de lazer e turismo no Tinguá, Nova Iguaçu : um ensaio fronteiriço / Fabrício Castro de Carvalho
  • Ações socioeducativas e desenvolvimento local : apoio à organização turística em Magé-RJ : o caso escolar do Ceagrim / Marcos Arzua Barbosa, Tânia Guimarães Omena, Fabrício Castro de Carvalho
  • Niteroí : planejamento e demandas turísticas / Marcos Arzua Barbosa, Fabrício Castro de Carvalho, José Henrique Campagnani
  • Direitos de propriedade e turismo de base local : elementos de apoio para um modelo de central planejada de reservas / Marcos Arzua Barbosa
  • Turismo e ambiente : territorialidades, disputas e transformações no Aventureiro, Ilha Grande / Helena Catão Henriques Ferreira.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
104 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Green Library
Book
1 atlas (144 p.) : col. ill., maps ; 50 cm.+ 2 computer optical discs (4 3/4 in).
East Asia Library
Book
500 p. : col. ill., maps ; 21 cm.
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xiv, 249 p. : ill., maps.
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xxxvii, 133 pages ; 24 cm
  • Chapter 1. Ecotourism in Costa Rica Chapter 2. Nicaragua: Ecotourism in the Land of Nicas? Chapter 3. Belize: Top Competitor to Costa Rica Chapter 4. Panama: Ecotourism and the Canal Chapter 5. Conclusion: The Future of Ecotourism Development in Central America.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739180242 20161128
Sustainable Ecotourism in Central America: Comparative Advantage in a Globalized World examines the factors necessary for Nicaragua, Panama, and Belize to implement an economic development model based on the growth of ecotourism and foreign direct investment. In order to determine what factors are necessary to implement this model, this book analyzes the state of ecotourism development in Costa Rica and the lessons that the Costa Rican case can provide for other Central American states. It also assesses the effects of globalization and the increasing implementation of free market policies on the development of ecotourism. The book ultimately argues that globalization and neoliberalism have made it more likely that states will be able to adopt a development model based on ecotourism and foreign direct investment due to the manner in which neoliberalism and globalization help to create ever-increasing economic interconnectedness and openness. While globalization has served to shrink the world and make it easier for people to travel, the economic openness of neoliberalism has facilitated global flows of both tourists and international capital into every corner of the world. Understanding the way globalization and neoliberalism interact with ecotourism development and foreign direct investment is the key to formulating policy recommendations for states in Central America to jumpstart their economic development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739180242 20161128
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (ix, 296 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
  • 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

30. River tourism [2009]

Book
1 online resource (x, 269 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
  • 1. Introducing River Tourism: Physical, Ecological and Human Aspects-- 2. River Tourism in the South Asian Subcontinent-- 3. River-Based Tourism in the United States: Tourism and Recreation on the Colorado and Mississippi Rivers-- 4. The Mekong: Developing a New Tourism Region-- 5. River Tourism: Sailing the Nile-- 6. European Waterways as a Source of Leisure and Recreation-- 7. The Yangzi River Tourism Zone-- 8. Fishing the Big Rivers' in Australia's Northern Territory: Market diversification for the Daly River-- 9. River Heritage - The Murray Darling River-- 10. Whitewater Tourism-- 11. Basin-Based Governance for Integrated Water Resources Management: Prospects and Challenges-- 12. Sustainable Water Resources and Water Security-- 13. 'The River City'? Conflicts in the Development of a Tourism Destination Brand for Brisbane-- 14. Conclusions and Challenges.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845934682 20160618
Rivers constitute a major tourism resource, providing spectacular settings, recreation facilities, a means of transport, a sense of heritage and adventure, and links with the environment and natural world. River tourism accounts for a significant proportion of the world's tourism consumption, with activities such as Nile cruises and rafting holidays making it an economically important area of tourism demanding in-depth analysis. This book explores river tourism from a range of perspectives including uses, heritage, management, environmental concerns, and marketing.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845934682 20160618
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 308 pages).
  • The Context of Indigenous Ecotourism-- The Pacific Islands: Village-Based Ecotourism in Community Rainforests-- Latin America: Rainforest Ecotourism, Andes Mountains and Indian Territories-- East Africa: Wildlife and Forest Ecotourism, the Maasai and Community Lands-- Southern Africa: Ecotourism on Wildlife Conservancies and Communal Lands-- West Africa: Community-Based Ecotourism in Forest Areas-- Southeast Asia: Forest and Mountain Ecotourism, Hilltribes and Island Nations-- Sustainable Development and Management of Indigenous Ecotourism.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845931247 20160528
Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Islands, Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia, this book examines ecotourism enterprises controlled by indigenous people in tribal reserves or protected areas. It compares indigenous ecotourism in developed and developing countries and covers cultural ecotours, ecolodges and bungalows, hunting and fishing tours, cultural attractions and other nature-based facilities or services. The book reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the conservation and community benefits of indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses. It concludes by analysing prospects for sustainable development of indigenous ecotourism and the growing links between biodiversity conservation, ecotourism and indigenous rights.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845931247 20160528
Book
1 online resource (xv, 239 pages) : illustrations
  • Introduction and context-- Access and participation-- The welfare of tourists: dimension, responsibilities and implications-- Living and working in tourism destinations-- Pro-poor tourism?-- The land ethic? Tourism's non-human actors-- The tourism industry: responses and responsibilities-- Summary and conclusions: beyond tourism.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845930660 20160528
In recent years, issues such as ethics, tourist safety, human rights, ethnocentrism, cultural sensitivity, behaviour codes, green consumerism, and the perceptions of 'sustainability' have become increasingly important in tourism studies. This book focuses on the concepts of welfare and well-being in tourism and provides an explanation, definition and a critique of welfare within tourism studies. Subjects covered include the welfare of tourists, employees in the tourism industry, residents in tourism destinations, animals as tourist attractions, and the natural environment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845930660 20160528
Book
1 online resource (ix, 213 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • The practice and politics of tourism and land management-- nature-based tourism and sustainability - issues and approaches in nature tourism-- sustainable tourism - world trends and challenges ahead-- the financial liability of parks managers for visitor injuries-- visitor impact data in a land management context-- small recreational and tourist vessels in inshore coastal areas - a characterization of types of impacts-- modelling potential for nature-based tourism-- contributions of non-consumptive wildlife tourism to conservation-- balancing conservation and visitation in protected areas. (Part contents.).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851997322 20160605
This volume looks at the economic, social and environmental consequences of nature-based tourism and its effects on land managers. It discusses the importance of links and partnerships, as well as the conflicts, between commercial tourism interests and land management agencies. Born from the Fenner Conference on Nature Tourism and the Environment, held in Canberra, Australia, 2001, the book includes selected proceedings which have been refereed and substantially revised.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851997322 20160605
Book
1 online resource (xix, 231 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • Social trends - their influences on demand for leisure, recreation and tourism in the countryside-- environmental issues-- policy issues-- economic trends-- community dynamism-- targeting products-- targeting markets-- bringing products to markets-- new products/markets.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851995403 20160618
The decline in agricultural and other forms of rural employment in developed countries has lead to a recognised need for integrated development that provides a realistic means of diversification into tourism and recreation for rural businesses. This book provides information concerning small and micro-enterprises and how they can create and adapt products and markets. It is appropriate for advanced students as well as rural business practitioners in the leisure and tourism fields.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851995403 20160618
Book
1 online resource (xi, 205 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • Alternate tourism experiences-- volunteer tourism experiences-- the volunteer tourist's experience - self and identity-- the site, social value and the self-- modelling the volunteer experience-- developing a volunteer tourism theory.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851995335 20160605
Volunteer tourism describes a field of tourism, in which travellers visit a destination and take part in projects in the local community. Projects are commonly nature-based, people-based or involve retoration of buildings and artefacts (e.g. restoration of a Buddhist temple in Mongolia). This book provides an overview of the phenomenon of volunteer tourism, its sources and its development as a concept. Contemporary volunteer tourism has tended to suffer from a lack of differentiation from other forms of tourism or volunteering, falling into areas such as alternative tourism, international volunteering, social work and conservation corps work. The aim of this book is to provide it with a more specific identity. The book focuses on the potential positive social and environmental benefits of volunteer tourism, and the prerequisites for a successful experience.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851995335 20160605
Book
ix, 186 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
East Asia Library
Book
1 online resource (xi, 292 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
  • Recreation, Conservation and Timber Production : a Sustainable Relationship? / Xavier Font and John Tribe
  • The Survival of a Forest Fragment : Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore / Joan C. Henderson
  • Competing Interests on a Former Military Training Area : a Case from Estonia / Mart Reimann and Hannes Palang
  • Hypotheses about Recreational Congestion : Tests in the Forest of Dean (England) and Wider Management Implications / Colin Price and T.W. Mark Chambers
  • Balancing Tourism and Wilderness Qualities in New Zealand's Native Forests / Geoffrey Kearsley
  • A Review of Ecology and Camping Requirements in the Ancient Woodlands of the New Forest, England / David Johnson and Angela Clark
  • Ecotourism on the Edge : the Case of Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica / Claudio Minca and Marco Linda
  • Ecotourism in Tropical Rainforests : an Environmental Management Option for Threatened Resources? / Simon Evans
  • Wilderness Management in the Forests of New Zealand : Historical Development and Contemporary Issues in Environmental Management / C. Michael Hall and James Higham
  • From Wasteland to Woodland to 'Little Switzerland' : Environmental and Recreational Management in Place, Culture and Time / Paul Cloke and Owain Jones
  • Forest Tourism : Putting Policy into Practice in the Forestry Commission / Richard Broadhurst and Paddy Harrop
  • Recreation, Forestry and Environmental Management : The Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve, Ontario, Canada / L. Anders Sandberg and Christopher Midgley
  • Writing an Environmental Plan for the Community Forest of Mercia, England / Graham Hunt
  • Forest Tourism and Recreation in Nepal / Trevor H.B. Sofield
  • Planning for the Compatibility of Recreation and Forestry : Recent Developments in Woodland Management Planning within the National Trust / David Russell
  • Beyond Carrying Capacity : Introducing a Model to Monitor and Manage Visitor Activity in Forests / Simon McArthur
  • Implementing Environmental Management Systems in Forest Tourism : the Case of Center Parcs / Barry Collins.
Tourism and recreation are set to play an increasing role in the future of forests and woodlands. The increasing demand for outdoor recreation and tourism can be partly catered for in woodlands, since these can be used to screen otherwise conflicting uses and absorb large numbers of visitors. These recreational uses also drive up the use-value of forests that are visited. At the same time outdoor recreation has the potential to bring extra income to forest owners. This can help offse tht extra costs of sustainable timber production and forest conservation. But the use of forests for tourism brings added environmental pressures and requires management responses to ensure the sustainability of this relationship. This book addresses these interrelated issues. It provides examples of environmental management techniques applied to timber producing, recreational and conservation forests. It includes case studies from various countries, and practitioner-orientated contributions on Center Parcs, the National Trust and Forest of Mercia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851994147 20160528
Book
xvi, 300 p. : ill., port.
  • A Global Perspective on Trends in Nature-Based Tourism Parks and Tourism The Conservation Business The Costs of Exclusion: Recognizing a Role for Local Communities in Biodiversity Conservation Rarity Value and Species Extinction: The Anthropogenic Allee Effect South Africa-Serious about Biodiversity Science Studies on Sustainable Development of Ecological Sports Tourism Resources and Its Industry Study on Sustainable Development of Ecotourism in the Northern Piedmont in the Qinling Mountains Economic Value of Ecotourism to Local Communities in the Nigerian Rainforest Zone Heritage Eco-Tourism in Micronesia Expectations of Government Officials Wilderness, Wildness, and Visitor Access to Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia Rare Species Are Valued Big Time Research on Community Participation in Environmental Management of Ecotourism A Study on the Strategies of the Sustainable Development of China's Ecotourism A Critical Needs Assessment for Collaborative Ecotourism Development Linked to Protected Areas in Cross River State, Nigeria Tourists' Satisfaction on Kilim River Mangrove Forest Ecotourism Services Balancing Conservation Management and Tourism Development with Wilderness Stewardship in the Kruger National Park, South Africa Environmental Issues and Best Practices for Ecotourism Patronage of Ecotourism Potentials as a Strategy for Sustainable Tourism Development in Cross River State, Nigeria The Providence of Nature: Valuing Ecosystem Services Conserving Biodiversity on Mongolian Rangelands: Implications for Protected Area Development and Pastoral Uses Predictors of Sustainable Tourism: Resident Perceptions of Tourism in Holland and China Subsistence, Tourism, and Research: Layers of Meaning in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve The Effect of Wind Power Installations on Coastal Tourism Requirements of an International Legal Framework on Nature Based Tourism Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781926692937 20160608
There is an increased interest in ecotourism and sustainable tourism, which provides travelers with destinations and activities that have a lower negative impact on the environment. This book, a collection of articles and studies highlight many of these new trends in tourism, using examples from many different regions of the world, including the coast of Georgia and the rainforests in Nigeria. It looks at nature-based tourism, community participation in local ecological tourism, ecological sports tourism, and much more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781926692937 20160608
Book
159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
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
Book
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
Book
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
Book
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
Book
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
Book
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
Book
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
Book
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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Book
1 online resource (xix, 181 pages) : illustrations.
Book
283 p. : map ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
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
Book
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
Green Library
Book
372 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
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
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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.
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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
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x, 405 p. ; 23 cm.
  • The concept of ecotourism - in search of the golden toad-- the world travel industry - going green?-- ecotourism today-- national studies - the Galapagos - paradise lost-- Costa Rica - on the beaten path-- Cuba - growth of tourism and ecotourism during the "special period"-- Tanzania - whose Eden is it?-- Zanzibar - ecotourism on a Muslim Island-- Kenya - the maze of ecotourism in Africa-- South Africa.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781559635820 20160528
Ecotourism is defined as "responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people." Many see it as a panacea for developing nations-a source of clean development that can bring wealth to rural communities while simultaneously helping to preserve pristine environments. But has the reality lived up to the promise? And is that even possible?In "Ecotourism and Sustainable Development", Martha Honey presents an overview of the ecotourism industry and a first-hand account of ecotourism projects around the world. Based on interviews and visits to ecotourist hotspots in Latin America and Africa, she offers a vivid description and analysis of projects that meet the goals and standards of ecotourism as well as those that claim to be ecotourism but in reality fall short. She presents in-depth case studies of seven destinations (Galapagos, Costa Rica, Cuba, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Kenya, and South Africa) that serve to illustrate the real world of ecotourism. For each, she offers an ecotourism scorecard, grading it on its adherence to the enumerated principles of ecotourism and sustainable development.Honey addresses topics such as the evolution and principles of ecotourism, where profits go, and the mechanics and politics of the tourist industry as a whole. The case studies highlight the economic and cultural impacts of tourism development on indigenous populations as well as on ecosystems. Honey also surveys current thinking and policies of environmental groups, and looks at how political situations, human rights records, and natural resource management influence travel decisions."Ecotourism and Sustainable Development" provides a unique and compelling look at the promise and pitfalls of ecotourism. It is the only such account of worldwide ecotourism available today, and is an important guide for students and researchers involved with international development, geography, or tourism, as well as for anyone interested in becoming a more environmentally sensitive traveller.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781559635820 20160528
Green Library
Book
x, 462 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
As humans we have stewardship over the environment. Man's dominion does not mean a license to abuse, spoil, squander or destroy. Future cultures will be able to reach their potential only if this generation remembers that sustainable land use is a combination of economics, ecology and social justice. Our ancestors survived due to an innate sense of "oneness" whereby they helped each other. For them everything was "holy". Sustaining desired ecological, economic, and social conditions in the system is a big challenge, but not an impossible task. This book presents chapters by scientists from different disciplines from the Mediterranean Basin and its environs. It presents updated information and highlights the way forward for the fields of economy, environment and ecology, making this book a very useful source for people working in these different disciplines. Contributions have been prepared by experts in these respective fields. The book also brings to the fore important future tasks for these particular disciplines, and provides up-to-date references, tables and figures illustrating research findings. As such, this volume is a must-read for students, researchers and professionals in environmental sciences, ecology, forestry, geography and other related fields.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781443862189 20160617
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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327 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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587 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Green Library
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272 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Le tourisme, une manne pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest ? -- Contribution du tourisme au développement général -- Progression continue des flux de touristes internationaux vers l'Afrique de l'Ouest -- Une mondialisation pacifique au service d'un certain développement -- Vers la fin d'un modèle -- L'Afrique de l'Ouest, une destination à l'écart du tourisme de masse -- Une suprématie relative du littoral -- Des freins au développement touristique -- Un patrimoine culturel méconnu et quasiment inexploité -- Une propension à des développements touristiques alternatifs : Mode ou changement durable ? -- Une lente prise de conscience -- Un moyen de freiner l'exode rural -- Le tourisme solidaire au coeur de la problématique d'un développement durable de l'Afrique de l'Ouest -- Un marché du tourisme alternatif en plein essor -- Une demande qui grossit au Nord -- Une offre de tourisme alternatif qui croît -- Une démarche qualité toujours en construction -- Des lieux et des outils de diffusion de l'information qui se diversifient -- Une expérience originale de tourisme solidaire au Burkina Faso -- Le Burkina Faso -- Le projet de Villages d'Accueil TDS conduit par l'association Tourisme et Développement Solidaire -- Une expérience originale, mais pas un modèle universel -- Vers de nouveaux paradigmes de développement -- Des processus complexes -- Des projets entre registre marchand et militant -- Le développement durable de l'Afrique de l'Ouest : mise en oeuvre d'un processus opératoire de suivi et d'évaluation des projets -- Un dispositif pratique et systémique d'évaluation intégrée des territoires et de l'humain (EDITH) -- Le choix d'une méthode et d'un modèle -- L'adaptation d'un modèle national à l'échelle locale -- Choix d'une unité de mesure -- Délimitation du territoire d'analyse -- Sources et disponibilité des données -- Définition des indicateurs -- Méthodologie d'obtention de l'indice des dix indicateurs -- La mise en oeuvre de la base de données -- Construction et simulation à partir des Villages d'Accueil -- Le radar, un outil de cognition et de communication -- Les limites de l'outil -- Du bon usage d'un outil évaluatif -- Des indicateurs à manier avec discernement -- Coopérer pour mieux lutter contre la pauvreté par le tourisme.
"Cet ouvrage, issu d'un travail de recherche, porte un éclairage sur l'apport du tourisme en Afrique de l'Ouest, en prenant appui sur le bilan de ces vingt dernières années. Entre faux discours et vrais débats, le but recherché est de contribuer à analyser les conditions d'un mieux vivre des populations pauvres par de nouvelles formes de tourismes alternatifs et par l'expérimentation de démarches professionnalisées de tourisme solidaire. Certes, le tourisme solidaire ne peut à lui seul résoudre les problèmes de développement de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, d'autant qu'il ne concerne pour l'instant qu'un nombre restreint de touristes, mais il peut y contribuer de façon durable. Le tourisme solidaire et responsable est un tourisme difficile, à mi-chemin entre les registres marchand et militant. C'est un tourisme sur mesure et en équilibre que cet ouvrage propose d'étudier et d'évaluer, à l'aide d'un processus innovant de mesure du point de vue des trois piliers du développement durable. This piece of research focuses on tourism in West Africa, looking back over the past 20 years of Aid. Cutting through the rhetoric, the aim is to define the conditions necessary to improve living conditions for third world populations using alternative forms of tourism and promoting eco-tourism. Eco-tourism cannot of its own accord solve all of West Africa's developmental problems as it is only of a very limited nature - but it can make a lasting contribution. However eco-tourism is itself a fine balance between the commercial and the ecological. It is an adapted and balanced type of tourism that this study is intending to examine, utilising an innovative method to evaluate the three building blocks of sustainable development. MOTS CLES : Tourisme, Tourisme alternatif, Développement, Durable, Afrique de l'Ouest, Burkina Faso, Coopération, Aide au développement, Pauvreté, Responsable, Solidaire, Evaluation."--P. [4] of cover.
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98 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 18 cm
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191 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
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1 atlas (220 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 54 cm.
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73 p. : maps ; 42 cm.
  • Supra-regional zone
  • Tumen River Basin zone
  • Mongolian Plateau zone
  • Daurian Steppe zone
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422 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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7 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
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xvi, 214 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
The example of Kenya is used to assess whether tourism is a viable development strategy for Africa and, more specifically, what is the contribution of tourism in development. The effect on environment and society is explored, alongside the response of Kenyan communities to international tourism. Recommendations for alternative tourism strategies are made, with applicability to other African countries.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780754612742 20160527
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337 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
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1 streaming video file (79 min.) : digital, sound, color
A timely documentary that raises urgent questions about how we travel and the unintended cultural and environmental consequences of tourism around the globe. Gringo Trails follows well-worn travelers' routes through Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan. The film reveals the complex relationships between colliding cultures, such as the host countries' need for financial security and the tourists who provide it in their quest for authentic experiences. Through the stories of both travelers and locals, the film explores the dramatic impact of travel and tourism around the world over the past 30 years, highlighting the cases of the Amazon Tuichi River and Uyuni (Bolivia), Ko Phangan (Thailand), Timbuktu (Mali) and Bhutan.
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1 online resource (xii, 184 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • Part I: Improving Knowledge of Tourism Development and It's Impacts-- Community Capacity Building - An Emerging Challenge for Tourism Development G Moscardo-- Enhancing the Economic Benefits of Tourism at the Local Level N Stoeckl-- Understanding How Tourism can bring Socio-cultural Benefits to Destination Communities P Pearce-- Linking a "Sense of Place" with a "Sense of Care": Overcoming Sustainability Challenges Faced by Remote Communities K Walker-- Part II: Improving Community Knowledge of Tourism Development-- Community - based Tourism in Asia P Rocharungsat-- Examples of Effective techniques for Enhancing Community Understanding of Tourism J Sammy-- Tools to Enhance Community Capacity to Critically Evaluate Tourism Activities K Walker-- Part III: Improving Community Participation in Tourism Development-- Partnerships for Tourism Development Amanda Stronza-- Enhancing Participation of Women in Tourism Haretsebe Manwa-- Entrepreneurship and the Rural Tourism Industry: A Primer N G. McGehee and C S. Kline-- Perspectives on Leadership Coaching for Regional Tourism Managers and Entrepreneurs A Blackman-- Capacity Building Through Cooperation R Monypenny.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845934477 20160618
A lack of entrepreneurial capacity, limited understanding of tourism markets and a lack of community understanding of tourism and its impacts have been identified as barriers to effective tourism development in peripheral regions. This book will provide a focused academic analysis of this emerging issue within tourism development practice, while critically examining the dimensions and processes of building community capacity to manage and develop a tourism industry.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845934477 20160618
Book
151 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Green Library
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444 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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xviii, 144 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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1 online resource.
  • 1 The Importance of Education for Sustainability in Tourism.- PART I Tourism and Sustainability: Core Knowledge.- 2 Tourism and Sustainability: Challenges, Conflict and Core Knowledge.- 3 Ethics in Tourism.- 4 Corporate Social Responsibility and Tourism.- 5 Tourism and Governance.- PART II Education for Sustainability in Tourism: The Formal Sector.- 6 Sustainable Tourism Education: An Institutional Approach.- 7 Exploring the global in student assessment and feedback for sustainable tourism education.- 8 Cross-sectorial relationships for education for sustainability: Exploring innovative partnerships between formal education and tourism - frameworks, curriculum and action.- PART III Education for Sustainability in Tourism: Key Stakeholders.- 9 Educating Destination Communities for Sustainability in Tourism.- 10 Education for Sustainability in Tourism: Coaching Tourism Businesses.- 11 Sustainability Education for Tourists.- PART IV Practices and Tools for Education for Sustainability in Tourism.- 12 Online Learning: Reflections on the Effectiveness of an Undergraduate Sustainability Tourism Module.- 13 Practice what you Teach: Teaching Sustainable Tourism through a Critically Reflexive Approach.- 14 Digital Immersion for Sustainable Tourism Education: A roadmap to virtual fieldtrips.- 15 Global Programs in Sustainability: A Case Study of Techniques, Tools and Teaching Strategies for Sustainability Education in Tourism.- 16 Sustainability in Tourism: A Corporate Perspective.- 17 Education for Sustainability Futures.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783662474693 20160619
Sustainability is a dominant theme in tourism practice. Increasingly, research and education of tourism stakeholders is also necessary in improving sustainable tourism practice. This book pays systematic attention to education for sustainability in tourism, and is thus a valuable resource for sustainable tourism educators and scholars. The book is divided into four parts. Part I provides a reference for educators seeking to understand core knowledge areas, ethics, corporate social responsibility and governance. Part II examines issues and processes relevant to understanding tourism and sustainability in the formal educational sector, including universities, vocational training and school settings. Part III explores learning and sustainable tourism in non-institutional settings, including destination communities, coaching and mentoring and visitor learning. The final part provides a collection of cases to illustrate the use of different pedagogies and assessment approaches in education for sustainability in tourism. The book will be accompanied by instructor resources to assist educators teaching in the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783662474693 20160619
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xix, 665 p., [2] p. of plates ; ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
  • The inevitability of differences-- culture, kinship, and gender-- institutional/structural inequalities-- views from the core - propagating development-- views from the periphery - encountering development-- population growth and the demographic-- the atmospheric cycle and the hydrologic cycle-- the carbon cycle-- soils, vegetation, pests, water and agriculture-- the earth's crust as a resource-- disease and health-- the management of tropical and sub-tropical ecosystems-- the historical geography of colonialism and the slave trade-- colonialism as spatial and labour control system-- the end of colonialism and the promise of free trade-- trading primary commodities-- peripheral industrialization - paths and strategies-- urbanization, migration, and spatial polarization within the periphery-- trans-national production-- foreign branch plants and economic growth-- money and global financial markets-- borrowing money - aid, debt, and structural adjustment-- tourism and development-- toward a different world.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781606232637 20160528
Widely regarded as the standard text on development geography, this volume examines the nature and causes of global inequality and critically analyzes contemporary approaches to economic development across the third world. Students gain a deeper understanding of the interacting dynamics of culture, gender, race, and class; biophysical factors, such as climate, population, and natural resources; and economic and political processes all of which have led to the present-day disparities between the first and third worlds. Numerous examples, sidebars, and figures illustrate how people in the global South are experiencing and contesting the forces of globalization. This title is updated to reflect a decade of economic, political, and social changes. It is extensively revised. It more fully integrates post colonial and feminist perspectives. It broadens the prior edition's focus on Africa with examples from around the world. It features a chapter on the promises and pitfalls of sustainable development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781606232637 20160528
Green Library
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xx, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Foreword by Luigi Cabrini, UN World Tourism Organization Part I: Sustainability, Climate Change and Tourism: Conceptual Issues 1. Tourism and Sustainability: Transition to a Green Economy Maharaj Vijay Reddy and Keith Wilkes 2. Social Representations of Climate Change: Exploring the Perceived Links between Climate Change, the Drive for Sustainability and Tourism Gianna Moscardo 3. Facilitating Sustainable Innovations for SMEs in the Tourism Industry: Identifying Factors of Success and Barriers to Adoption in Australia Robyn Bushell and Bruce Simmons 4. Tourism Industry Responses to Climate Change in Hawaii: An Exploratory Analysis of Knowledge and Responses Shelly Rowell and Harold Richins Part II: Responses and Initiatives of Regional, National and International Agencies 5. Sustainable Tourism Development and Climate Change: Opportunities in UNESCO Biosphere Reserves Natarajan Ishwaran 6. Interpreting Climate Projections for Tourism Planning in South-West England Emma Whittlesea and Bas Amelung 7 Climate Change Policy Responses of Australian and New Zealand National Governments: Implications for Sustainable Tourism Nadine Elizabeth White and Jeremy Buultjens 8. Key Players in the Environmental Performance of Tourism Enterprises David Leslie Part III: Emerging Techniques and Research Implications 9. Tourism Sensitivity to Climate Change Mitigation Policies: Lessons from Recent Surveys Ghislain Dubois, Jean-Paul Ceron and Paul Peeters 10. The Importance of Visitor Perceptions in Estimating how Climate Change will Affect Future Tourist Flows to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Ramis and Bruce Prideaux 11. Tourism Adaptation to Climate Change in the South Pacific Min Jiang, Terry Delacy, Louise Munk Klint and Emma Wong 12. Scenarios of Climate Change and Impacts on Brazilian Tourism: A Case Study of the Brazilian North Coast Tourism Region Gilson Zehetmeyer Borda, Elimar Pinheiro Do Nascimento, Helena Araujo Costa, Joao Paulo Faria Tasso and Leticia Ramos 13. The Role of Climate Change in Tourism Development Strategies: A Sustainability Perspective In Tourism Strategies in the Nordic Countries Kaarina Tervo-Kankare and Jarkko Saarinen 14. Tourism and Climate Change in Southern Africa: Sustainability and Perceived Impacts and Adaptation Strategies of the Tourism Industry to Changing Climate and Environment in Botswana Jarkko Saarinen, Wame Hambira, Julius Atlhopheng and Haretsebe Manwa 15. Contradictions in Climate Concern: Performances at Home and Away Scott A. Cohen and James E. S. Higham Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849714228 20160619
This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development, low-carbon travel and climate change impacts. A major feature is the integration of climate change and sustainability challenges, rather than treating them separately or with sustainability as an add-on. The first group of chapters addresses conceptual issues concerning the relationships between sustainability, climate change and tourism. The second section considers regional, national and international responses and initiatives, including those of agencies such as UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves, and the UK's South West Tourism. The third part provides a range of investigative research, including topics such as air travel and coral reef tourism, and case studies from locations such as southern Africa, Scandinavia and the Pacific islands. Other research dimensions discussed in the book are drawn from Brazil, Hawaii, England, Australia and New Zealand. Overall, the book focuses on some of the most crucial challenges facing tourism in developed and developing countries.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849714228 20160619
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114 p. : col. ill., maps ; 23 cm.
"Published in support of the 2002 Johannesburg Summit, this handbook details ways that geographic information system (GIS) technology is being used to raise living standards worldwide so that natural resources and habitats are not destroyed in the process. Explained are how to put GIS to work at suc.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781589480520 20160528
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
xxxii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part 1: Introduction-- Sustainable Development-- Sustainable Tourism-- Part 2: Motivations for Monitoring-- Private Sector Drivers-- Public Sector Drivers-- Part 3: Monitoring Process-- Monitoring Using Indicators-- Developing Indicators-- Implementing Monitoring Systems-- Part 4: Introduction to Case Studies-- The World Tourism Organisation-- Tourism Optimisation Management Model-- Samoa Sustainable Tourism Indicator Project-- The Tour Operators' Initiative for Sustainable Development-- Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851990514 20160605
Sustainable tourism is not a static target, but a dynamic process of change, a transition. This book considers how monitoring using indicators can assist tourism to make such a sustainability transition. It encourages the reader to view tourism from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and draws on material from a wide range of sources including ecology, global change and the new and emerging field of sustainability science. The book explains why monitoring is important for different groups of stakeholders; public and private sector, NGOs and communities. It also examines important monitoring considerations such as what and where to measure, how much will monitoring cost and how the data can be presented. The book puts particular emphasis on indicator use and implementation. It highlights the process and techniques to develop and use indicators and then provides clear and detailed examples of monitoring in practice around the globe at different geographic scales.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851990514 20160605
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xx, 270 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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xv, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • 1. Introduction Donald V.L. Macleod Section 1: Key Themes and Issues 2. Sustainable tourism and the changing rural scene in Europe Richard Butler 3. Tourism Mobility, Locality and Sustainable Rural Development C. Michael Hall, Joan Hultman and Stefan Gossling 4. European Union, Sustainable Tourism Policy and Rural Europe David Leslie 5. Ecotourism in the Wider Rural Context Carl Cater and Erlet Cater 6. Tourism in Semi-Rural Environments: Sustainability Issues and Experience from the Baltic States Derek Hall Section II: The State and Development 7. The Impact of European Union Funding on Coastal Tourism in Yorkshire Stratis Koutsoukis and Catherine Brooks 8. A Canary Island in the Context of Sustainable Tourism Development Donald V.L. Macleod 9. The Role of Destination Management Organisations: Models for Sustainable Rural Destinations in Scotland? Rorl MacLellan 10. Pilgrimage, Tourism, and the Cultural Industries in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Palestine: Reporting from two European Commission TEMPUS projects Tom Selwyn 11. Views About the Scale and Types of Tourism Development in the Rural Periphery: The Case of Gozo Samantha Chaperon and Bill Bramwell Section III: The Local Community and Development 12. Approaches Towards Development of Sustainable Recreational Fishing: A Case Study from the Nemunas Delta, Lithuania Ausrine Armaitine, Eleri Jones and Ramunas Povilanskas 13. From Obsolescent Fish Farm to Developing Ecotourism Destination: The Aranyponty ("Golden Carp") Fishponds Complex in Rural Hungary David Watkins 14. From Fishing Industry to 'Fish Porn': Tourism Transforming Place Anniken Forde 15. Agritourism Characteristics and Contributions to Destination Livelihood Sustainability: A Case Study From South-West Scotland Steven A. Gillespie 16. Moorsbus: Towards a Holistic Approach to Rural Bus Services in the North York Moors National Park Lynton Bussell and Bill Suthers 17. Cultural Tourism Clusters: Experiences From Ireland Breda McCarthy 18. Conclusion Donald V.L. Macleod.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415547994 20160605
Rural Europe is a highly developed tourism region, representing advanced tourism experience and supposed modern approaches to this industry. That said, it remains highly sensitive and fragile in terms of environmental, social, economic and cultural impacts. This volume focuses on rural Europe as a fascinating example of how tourism development impacts on the communities and the environment of rural regions and offers insights into how long term sustainability could be achieved in this specific region and correspondingly in other rural parts of the world. "Sustainable Tourism in Rural Europe" contains contributions from leading international scholars that review and analyze the concept and practice of sustainable tourism in this region through a multidisciplinary approach that embodies the view that sustainable tourism warrants a holistic approach in terms of its impacts and development potential. Divided into three sections: Key Themes and Issues; The State and Development; and, The Local Community and Development, this book addresses contentious and vital issues through theory, detailed research and case studies, offering real world approaches to sustainable development, showing problems including local politics which challenge abstract models. It introduces cutting edge research dealing with contemporary developments throughout Europe and consequential lessons/implications for other rural parts of the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415547994 20160605
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14 p. ; 30 cm.
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154 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
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xxvi, 246 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword Norman Douglas & Ngaire Douglas. 1. Setting the Scene: Polar Cruise Tourism in the 21st Century. Part 1: Market Dimensions. 2. Polar Yacht Cruising. 3. Cruising to the North Pole aboard a Nuclear Icebreaker. 4. Selling the Adventure of a Lifetime: An Ethnographic Report on Cruising in the Antarctic. Part 2: Human Dimensions. 5. Cruises and Bruises: Safety, Security, and Social Issues on Polar Cruises. 6. Exploring the Ethical Standards of Alaska Cruise Ship Tourists and the Role they Inadvertently Play in the Unsustainable Practices of the Cruise Ship Industry. 7. Students on Ice - Learning in the Greatest Classrooms on Earth. Part 3: Environmental Dimensions. 8. Environmental Impacts of Polar Cruises. 9. Monitoring Patterns of Cruise Tourism across Arctic Canada 10. Climate Change and its Implications for Cruise Tourism in the Polar Regions. Part 4: Policy and Governance Dimensions. 11. Stakeholder Perspectives on the Governance of Antarctic Cruise Tourism. 12. Port Readiness Planning in the Arctic: Building Community Support. 13. Beyond the Cruise: Navigating Sustainable Policy and Practice in Alaska's Inland Passage. Part 5: Conclusions. 14. Moving Forward. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844078486 20160604
Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more regular and predictable patterns of activity. The increase in cruise activities, and the associated risks of accidents, as well as the potential and actual impacts of the large numbers of tourists in the polar regions bring with it management challenges for sustainable use of these regions. This book discusses critically the issues around environmental and social sustainability of the cruise industry in Polar Regions. Authors from Canada, USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand are experts in their respective fields and take an innovative, critical and at times controversial approach to the subject.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844078486 20160604
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xii, 276 p. : ill., maps.
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xiii, 112 p. : map, charts ; 30 cm.
"This report summarises the results of two surveys undertaken by the Zambezi Society during 1998. The aim of the surveys was to: gather information about people's perceptions of wilderness and what they consider to be its main values; assess the importance and significance of wilderness to Zambezi River visitors and users; to identify specific factors which enhance or detract from the Zambezi's wilderness value."--P. iii.
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196 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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xiv, 271 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 27 cm
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258 p. : maps ; 23cm.
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1 online resource (xx, 265 pages) : illustrations (some color)
  • Preface.- Chapter 1. Novel institutional arrangements for tourism, conservation and development in eastern and southern Africa.- Chapter 2. From exploitation to ownership: Wildlife-based tourism and communal area conservancies in Namibia.- Chapter 3. The Tsiseb conservancy: how communities, the state and the market struggle for its success.- Chapter 4. Community-based natural resource management in Botswana.- Chapter 5. Community Empowerment through Community-based Tourism: The Case of Chobe Enclave Conservation Trust in Botswana.- Chapter 6. Private game reserves in Southern Africa.- Chapter 7. False legitimacies: The rhetoric of economic opportunities in the expansion of conservation areas in southern Africa.- Chapter 8. Hunting for conservation? The re-introduction of sport hunting in Uganda examined.- Chapter 9. The evolution and progression of Transfrontier Conservation Areas in the Southern African Development Community.- Chapter 10. The Selous-Niassa Transfrontier Conservation Area and Tourism: Evolution, Benefits and Challenges.- Chapter 11. Promoting conservation tourism: The case of the African Wildlife Foundation's tourism conservation enterprises in Kenya.- Chapter 12. Implementing Tourism-Conservation Enterprises: a comparison of three lodges in Kenya.- 13. A dynamic perspective on institutional arrangements for tourism, conservation and development in eastern and southern Africa.- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789401795289 20160617
This book presents an overview of different institutional arrangements for tourism, biodiversity conservation and rural poverty reduction in eastern and southern Africa. These approaches range from conservancies in Namibia, community-based organizations in Botswana, conservation enterprises in Kenya, private game reserves in South Africa, to sport hunting in Uganda and transfrontier conservation areas. The book presents a comparative analysis of these arrangements and highlights that most arrangements emerged in the 1990s through either a decentralized or centralized change trajectory that was sponsored by donors. They aim to address some of the challenges of the 'fortress' types of conservation by combining principles of community-based natural resource management with a neoliberal approach to conservation, evident in the use of tourism as the main mechanism for accruing benefits from wildlife. The book illustrates the empirical relevance of these novel arrangements by presenting their growth in numbers and discuss how these arrangements differ in their form. With respect to the conservation and development impacts of these arrangements, we show that they have secured large amounts of land for conservation, but also generated governance challenges and disputes on tourism benefit sharing, affecting the stability of these arrangements to generate socioeconomic and conservation benefits.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789401795289 20160617
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1 online resource.
  • Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Conceptual frameworks for managing visitor impact.- Chapter 3: The Mogao Grottoes of Dunhuang.- Chapter 4: The Mogao Visitor Study.- Chapter 5: Strategies for sustainable tourism.- Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319089997 20160617
At the Mogao Grottoes, a World Heritage site near Dunhuang city in Gansu Province, visitor numbers have increased inexorably since 1979 when the site opened. A national policy that identifies tourism as a pillar industry, along with pressure from local authorities and businesses to encourage more tourism, threatens to lead to an unsustainable situation for management, an unsafe and uncomfortable experience for visitors and irreparable damage to the fragile art of the cave temples for which the site is famous. In the context of the comprehensive visitor management plan developed for the Mogao Grottoes, a multi-year study began in 2001 as a joint undertaking of the Dunhuang Academy and the Getty Conservation Institute to determine the impact of visitation on the painted caves and develop strategies for sustainable visitation such that, once implemented, these threats would be resolved. The methodological framework featured a major research and assessment component that integrates visitor studies; laboratory investigations; environmental monitoring; field testing and condition assessment to address the issues affecting the grottoes and visitors. Results from this component led to defining limiting conditions, which were the basis for establishing a visitor capacity policy for the grottoes and developing long-term monitoring and management tools.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319089997 20160617
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34 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. The Emergence of Slow Travel 2. The Impacts of Transport for Tourism 3. Tourism, Transport and Environment: Theoretical Perspectives 4. Slow Travel - The Ingredients 5. Train Tourism 6. Walking and Tourism 7. Cycling and Tourism 8. Bus and Coach Tourism 9. Water-Based Travel 10. The Future of Slow Travel References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849711135 20160604
It is widely recognized that travel and tourism can have a high environmental impact and make a major contribution to climate change. It is therefore vital that ways to reduce these impacts are developed and implemented. 'Slow travel' provides such a concept, drawing on ideas from the 'slow food' movement with a concern for locality, ecology and quality of life. The aim of this book is to define slow travel and to discuss how some underlining values are likely to pervade new forms of sustainable development. It also aims to provide insights into the travel experience; these are explored in several chapters which bring new knowledge about sustainable transport tourism from across the world. In order to do this the book explores the concept of slow travel and sets out its core ingredients, comparing it with related frameworks such as low-carbon tourism and sustainable tourism development. The authors explain slow travel as holiday travel where air and car transport is rejected in favour of more environmentally benign forms of overland transport, which generally take much longer and become incorporated as part of the holiday experience. The book critically examines the key trends in tourism transport and recent climate change debates, setting out the main issues facing tourism planners. It reviews the potential for new consumption patterns, as well as current business models that facilitate hyper-mobility. This provides a cutting edge critique of the 'upstream' drivers to unsustainable tourism. Finally, the authors illustrate their approach through a series of case studies from around the world, featuring travel by train, bus, cycling and walking. Examples are drawn from Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Cases include the Eurostar train (as an alternative to air travel), walking in the Appalachian Trail (US), the Euro-Velo network of long-distance cycling routes, canoe tours on the Gudena River in Denmark, sea kayaking in British Columbia (Canada) and the Oz Bus Europe to Australia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849711135 20160604
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xx, 220 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • Series Preface Introduction 1. Tourism, Development and the Environment: An Introduction 2. Tourism and Development: From Economic Growth to Sustainability 3. Sustainable Tourism Development: A Critique 4. Tourism, Globalisation and 'Post-development' 5. Tourism Environments 6. Tourism as Capitalism 7. Destination Capitals: An Alternative Framework for Tourism Development References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844077335 20160528
"Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability?" challenges the sustainable tourism development paradigm that has come to dominate both theoretical and practical approaches to tourism development over the last two decades. It extends the sustainable tourism debate beyond the arguably managerialist 'blueprint' and destination-focused approach that continues to characterise even the most recent 'sustainability' agenda within tourism development. Reviewing the evolution of the sustainable tourism development concept, its contemporary manifestations in academic literature and policy developments and processes, the author compares its limitations to prevailing political-economic, socio-cultural and environmental contexts. He then proposes alternative approaches to tourism development which, nevertheless, retain environmental sustainability as a prerequisite of tourism development. This book also acts as an introduction to the "Earthscan" series "Tourism, Environment and Development". About the series: "Tourism, Environment and Development" aims to explore, within a variety of contexts, the developmental role of tourism as it relates explicitly to its environmental consequences. Each book will review critically and challenge 'traditional' perspectives on (sustainable) tourism development, exploring new approaches that reflect contemporary economic, socio-cultural and political contexts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844077335 20160528
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23 leaves ; 28 cm.
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