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Monitoring for a sustainable tourism transition : the challenge of developing and using indicators

Author: Graham Miller; Louise Twining-Ward
Publisher: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sustainable tourism is not a static target, but a dynamic process of change, a transition. This book considers how monitoring using indicators can assist tourism to make such a sustainability transition. It encourages the reader to view tourism from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and draws on material from a wide range of sources including ecology, global change and the new and emerging field of
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Miller; Louise Twining-Ward
ISBN: 0851990517 9780851990514
OCLC Number: 56924796
Description: xxxii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Sustainable development --
Ch. 2. Sustainable tourism --
Ch. 3. Private sector drivers --
Ch. 4. Public sector drivers --
Ch. 5. Monitoring using indicators --
Ch. 6. Developing indicators --
Ch. 7. Implementing monitoring systems --
Ch. 8. The World Tourism Organization --
Ch. 9. Tourism optimization management model --
Ch. 10. Samoa sustainable tourism indicator project --
Ch. 11. The tour operators' initiative for sustainable development.
Responsibility: Graham Miller and Louise Twining-Ward.
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