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Tourism, Globalization and Development Responsible Tourism Planning

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ISBN-10: 074531998X

ISBN-13: 9780745319988

Edition: 2003

Authors: Donald G. Reid

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Donald Reid has exposed the foundations of a global tourism industry that is totally committed to consumerism and the destructive potential of the global market economy. He proposes an industry based on social and ecological sanity as a realistic alternative to the status quo.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 7/20/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Donald G. Reid is Professor in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph.

List of Tables and Figures
Tourism and development
The organization of this book
The context of tourism planning
Globalization and the Political Economy of Tourism Development
Corporate globalization and its effects on society
Globalization, sustainability and sustainable development
The new economy
Tourism as a system
Reasserting the community's role in the new economy
Tourism as a Function of Development Studies
The context for tourism development
The context of development studies
Development studies
Grass-roots implementation in developed and less developed countries
Concepts of Tourism
Defining tourism
Social-psychological definitions
Sociological definitions
Economic definitions
Community definitions
Ecological definitions
Planning and Development Theories and Their Relation to Tourism Development
The need for theory in tourism development
The contribution of planning theory to tourism development
General organizational strategies
Community organization and leadership
The Normative View of Tourism Planning
The planning framework
Research methods
Individual and community needs assessment
Economic, social and environmental research
Economic analysis
Physical resource inventory
Regulation and logistical analysis
Market analysis
Social and cultural impact analysis
Environmental analysis
The concept of carrying capacity
Geographical information systems
Tourism planner as social critic
Case Studies in Tourism Planning
Case study: Golden, BC, and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
The consultation
The tourism sector discussion
Critique of the Golden tourism planning process
Case study: Kenya
Kenya and its tourism product
The problems of Kenya and its tourism industry
The philosophy and approach of the KWS
Highlights of the KWS conceptual plan
Critique of the KWS initiative
Case study: Bermuda
Tourism in Bermuda
Challenges to Bermuda's tourism industry
Strategic planning
Critique of the Bermudian plan
Analysis of the case studies
The Integration of Tourism Within General Development
The intricacies of tourism development
Criteria for tourism development
Building sustainable community tourism