Ecotourism

Principles and Practices

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Author: Ralf Buckley

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845934571

Category: Science

Page: 368

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"Focusing on fundamental ecotourism concepts, this broad-based textbook provides a basis for studies into environmental-based tourism. It covers key topics such as the management, economics, and potential environmental impacts, both positive and negative, of this popular and growing sector"--Publisher description.

Ecotourism

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Author: Stephen Wearing,John Neil

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136408649

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 163

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'Ecotourism' outlines the phenomenon of Ecotourism; its sources and its development as a concept. Conservation issues are now at the forefront of public opinion - Nature is calling us to its wilds and we are responding in droves. The decline of natural rainforests, loss of endangered species, global warming and land degradation have galvanised public support for conservation. The interest in Ecotourism and nature-orientated tourism has coincided with this worldwide concern Using relevant case studies, 'Ecotourism' examines the potential positive social and environmental benefits of Ecotourism and is ideal for both students of tourism and practitioners within the tourism industry. 'Ecotourism' will also be of interest to environmental groups, land managers, academics and planners. Indeed anyone interested in examining what Ecotourism is and how it may hold the potential to solve or at least mitigate several of the great problems of our age. An example being arguably the greatest of these dilemmas: to satisfy human needs for employment, income and economic development, while at the same time protecting the environment. Stephen Wearing and John Neil are both lecturers at the School of Tourism Studies, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Ecotourism

An Introduction

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Author: David A. Fennell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134411367

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Using a wealth of international case studies and photos, Ecotourism: An Introduction provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the key foundations, concepts and issues related to Ecotourism, the fasted growing segment of the global tourism industry. Among the topics covered are: * the foundations of ecotourism * tourism and ecotourism policy * the economics, marketing and management of ecotourism * the social and ecological impacts of tourism * ecotourism and development * the role of ethics in ecotourism The book includes case studies from Scotland, Austria, the USA, Canada, Mexico and Australia.

Ecotourism

A Practical Guide for Rural Communities

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Author: S Beeton

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 0643102949

Category: Science

Page: 200

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Tourism, with its niche element of ecotourism, is one of Australia’s fastest growing industries, overtaking the traditional export items of coal, wheat and wool in export earnings. This book covers everything a person needs to think about before venturing into the ecotourism market. It explains what ecotourism is and who the ecotourists are. It describes how to work with the local community and the local environment, highlighting some of the constraints and pitfalls. It explains what is needed to make a successful venture work - and how to make it pay.

Ecotourism and Sustainable Development

Who Owns Paradise?

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Author: Martha Honey

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 9781559635820

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 405

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Ecotourism is defined as responsible travel in natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people. This book presents case studies of seven destinations that serve to illustrate the real world of ecotourism. It examines ecotourism's feasibility for economic development and environmental protection in developing countries and takes a look at the promise and pitfalls of ecotourism.

Ecotourism

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Author: Jagbir Singh

Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 938002696X

Category: Ecotourism

Page: 232

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There will always be tourists. In spite of terrorist attacks which have had a decimating effect on the whole Tourism Industry throughout the world. Mankind has an uncanny knack of bouncing back. To make a new world for the 21st century, we need to develop Ecotourism on a much larger scale and educate the public to get back to the beauty of nature and preserve what is left of the ecology in the environment. This book will help the students, research scholars and teachers in providing the latest information on the tourism industry. It sets out in detail all of the aspects of the different types of tourist, details of destinations and means of transport. Above all, we must respect the laws and cultures of other countries throughout ecotourism, we have a chance to renew and beautify the world.

Ecotourism

principles, practices & policies for sustainability

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Author: Megan Epler Wood,United Nations Environment Programme. Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics,International Ecotourism Society

Publisher: United Nations Envir Programme

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 61

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This basic resource book for governments and practioners who want to develop environmentally sound ecotourism practices provides background data and reference sources as well as practical guidelines. Case studies illustrate how guidelines can be applied. Contributors include experts from academia, various organizations, and intergovernmental agencies as well as ecotourism practitioners at both the international and local level.

Ecotourism

Management and Assessment

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Author: Dimitrios Diamantis

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844800476

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 359

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Ecotourism aims to focus the discussion of Ecotourism on the management and assessment of sites, destinations, communities and resources. The text can be used to give a theoretical underpinning to the subject and provide an applied perspective through the use of rich, varied and international case studies. Ecotourism aims to focus the discussion of Ecotourism on the management and assessment of sites, destinations, communities and resources. The text can be used to give a theoretical underpinning to the subject and provide an applied perspective through the use of rich, varied and international case studies.

Ecotourism

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Author: David A. Fennell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415429307

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 282

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Focusing on an array of economic, social and ecological inconsistencies that continue to plague ecotourism in theory and practice, this book examines ecotourism in reference to other related forms of tourism, impacts, conservation, sustainability, education and interpretation, policy and governance, and the ethical imperative of ecotourism as these apply to the world's greenest form of tourism. This revised edition includes: new information on the magnitude of the tourism industry, nature-based tourism and the pros and cons of mass ecotourism revised chapters on development, economics, marketing, policy, ecotourism in practice and biodiversity conservation a section on governance models, ecotourism programmes, operators and guides, interpretation, certification, and ecolodge design a discussion of ecotourism as an ethical or responsible form of tourism approximately 300 new references. It includes case studies and considers the perspectives of many adjacent fields, including geography, economics, business, philosophy, biology, and environmental studies.

Ecotourism Policy and Planning

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Author: David A. Fennell,Ross Kingston Dowling

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9780851997629

Category: Travel

Page: 361

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Annotation. 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.