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Sustainable Tourism: A Global Perspective

Edited By: Rob Harris, Tony Griffin and Peter Williams

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

Butterworth-Heinemann

Paperback | Oct 2002 | Edition: 2 | #136465 | ISBN: 0750689463
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About this book

Covers both conceptual issues and case studies (from S Africa, Australia, Canada and Virgin Islands).


Contents

Issues and perspectives - Aspects of the sustainable tourism debate from a natural resources perspective (Colin Hunter); An optimistic perspective on tourism's sustainability (Tony Griffin); Accreditation, education and interpretation - Interpretation as the centerpiece of sustainable wildlife tourism (Sam H. Ham & Betty Weiler); Travel ecology and developing naturally: making theory-practice connections (Tom Potts & Rich Harrill); Green Globe 21: sustainability accreditation for tourism (Tony Griffin et al); The European Blue Flag Campaign for beaches in Slovenia (Tanja Mihalic); PAN Parks: WWF's sustainable tourism certification programme in Europe's national parks (Xavier Font & Andre Brasser); Tourist destination areas - Perspectives on sustainable tourism in the South Pacific (David Weaver); How sustainable is Mekong tourism (Anita Pleumarom); Towards sustainability: examples from the UK coast (David Johnson); Steps towards sustainable monitoring: the case of the resort municipality of Whistler (David Waldon & Peter Williams); Farm Tourism (Leslie Roberts); Tourism Enterprises and Attractions - Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Andrew Lepp); Convicts and conservation: Con Dao national park, Vietnam (Greg Ringer); Making tourism sustainable at Phillip Island Nature Park (Rob Harris); Making paradise last: Maho Bay Resorts (Christina Symko & Rob Harris); The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort (Esther Speck); Wildlife conservation, tourism and the private sector: the case of Earth Sanctuaries Limited (Rob Harris); Selected organizations and programmes.

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Edited by Rob Harris, Peter Williams and Tony Griffin

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