The global tourism industry continues a trend of sustained growth, moving more people and generating domestic and foreign revenues, often at the expense of the social and ecological integrity of destination regions. As a result, tourism policy makers have been forced to consider a variety of new approaches to ensure that the environment, local people, tourists, and business remain unaffected by the negative impacts of the industry.
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 28 mm
"Taken together the essays in this volume...offer an efficient overview of what is being done with them in the field of ecotourism."--Journal of Ecotourism
"The authors should be commended for taking on this ambitious project. A number of the chapters provide insights that have not been reported on elsewhere in the ecotourism literature."--Annals of Tourism Research