Marine tourism has become one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism industry. With the increased use of marine environments comes the need for informed planning and sustainable management as well as for the education and training of planners, managers and operators. Combining the disciplines of marine scientists and tourism researchers, this encyclopedia will bring together the terms, concepts and theories related to recreational and tourism activities in marine settings. Entries range from short definitions to medium and long articles.
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Number of pages: 880
Weight: 1474 g
Dimensions: 244 x 172 x 33 mm
"An excellent reference resource."--International Journal of Travel
"...a welcome addition to the reference collections of libraries in universities, colleges and planning agencies involved with recreation, tourism and marine studies."-- (01/01/2009)