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Ecotourism: A Sustainable Option

Edited By: E Cater and G Lowman

224 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Sep 1994 | #35614 | ISBN: 0471948969
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Using a wide geographical range of case studies, this book discusses the impact of mass tourism on the environment, and the rise in travel to destinations offering a wealth of unspoiled nature.


Partial table of contents: ISSUES AND INTERESTS. Societal Change and the Growth in Alternative Tourism (R. Prosser). Environmentally Responsible Marketing of Tourism (P. Wight). Tourism: Environmental Relevance (R. Sisman). Ecotourism in the Third World--Problems and Prospects for Sustainability (E. Cater). DESTINATION CASE STUDIES. Tourism and a European Strategy for the Alpine Environment (S. Khan). Ecotourism in Eastern Europe (D. Hall & V. Kinnaird). Ecotourism in the Caribbean Basin (D. Weaver). The Annapurna Conservation Area Project: A Pioneering Example of Sustainable Tourism? (C. Gurung & M. De Coursey). Ecotourism in Antarctica (B. Stonehouse). Index.

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