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Sustainable Tourism A Global Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0750689463

ISBN-13: 9780750689465

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Rob Harris, Tony Griffin, Peter Williams

List price: $64.95
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Description:

Throughout the world, providers of tourism services are under pressure to balance the need for economic growth with the need to conserve natural resources. This book offers an introduction to the concepts of sustainable tourism.
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

About the authors
Foreword
Preface
Structure of the book
Acknowledgements
List of figures
List of tables
The Context; the Issues; A Global Overview
Environment; tourism; a marketing perspective
Global environmental issues
International summary of tourism and environment: north Europe, the Mediterranean region and North America
International summary of tourism and environment: East Asia and the Pacific; the Caribbean; Eastern Europe and states of the former USSR, and rest of the world
Travel and tourism: the world's largest industry
The environmental significance of holiday and leisure tourism
Managing Tourism for Sustainability at Specific Destinations
Managing tourism - the local destination focus
Managing tourism at local destinations - the public sector role
Managing tourism at local destinations - the private sector role
The marketing process for sustainable tourism at destinations
The Issues and Cases of Good Management Practice in the Main Sectors of Travel and Tourism
The 'R Word' guide to corporate action on sustainability
Sustainability in the accommodation sector - with international illustrations
Sustainability in the visitor attractions sector
Sustainability in the transport sector - with international illustrations
Sustainability in the tour operator sector - with international illustrations
International Cases of Good Management Practice for Sustainability
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Quicksilver Connections Ltd, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Edinburgh's Old Town, UK
Anglian Water Services Ltd: Rutland Water, UK
Ironbridge Gorge Museums, UK
Epilogue: Positive visions for sustainable tourism
Select glossary of environment, tourism and marketing terms
Environmental regulations, market mechanisms and self-regulatory codes of conduct influencing the tourism industry
Select bibliography
Index