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Tourism, Development and Growth: the Challenge of Sustainability

Edited By: Salah Wahab and John J Pigrim

302 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1997 [2000 reprint] | #137844 | ISBN: 0415160022
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Tourism, Sustainability and Growth presents a comprehensive examination of the concept of sustainability as related to tourism growth. Distinguishing 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.


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

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