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The challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment

Author: Alexan Mexa; Harry Coccossis; Alexandra Mexa
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2016.
Series: New directions in tourism analysis.
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Challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment.
Aldershot, Hants, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2004
(OCoLC)904215508
Challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment.
Aldershot, Hants, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2004
(DLC) 2003064706
(OCoLC)53330902
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexan Mexa; Harry Coccossis; Alexandra Mexa
ISBN: 9781351893183 1351893181
OCLC Number: 974642643
Notes: "First published 2004 by Ashgate Publishing."-- Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Pt. I. Methodological issues in respect to defining, measuring and evaluating tourism carrying capacity --
1. Sustainable tourism and carrying capacity : a new context / Harry Coccossis --
2. Theoretical reflections on limits, efficiency and sustainability : implications for tourism carrying capacity / Giorgos Kallis and Harry Coccossis --
3. Tourism carrying capacity : a theoretical overview / Alexandra Mexa and Harry Coccossis --
4. Tourism carrying capacity : methodological considerations / Harry Coccossis and Alexandra Mexa --
5. The use of various tools for implementing tourism carrying capacity / Alexandra Mexa --
6. The implementation of tourism carrying capacity : policy instruments at the European Union level / Jan van der Straaten --
--
Pt. II. Defining and implementing tourism carrying capacity in selected types of tourist destinations --
7. Issues in applying carrying capacity concepts : examples from the United Kingdom / Richard W. Butler --
8. Tourism carrying capacity in areas of ecological importance / Thymio Papayannis --
9. Tourism management and carrying capacity in heritage cities and sites / Jan van der Borg --
10. Tourism carrying capacity in Mediterranean coastal tourist destinations / Ivica Trumbic --
11. Tourism carrying capacity assessment in islands / Apostolos Parpairis --
12. Tourism carrying capacity and public participation : the methodology used in the case of the Island of Rhodes, Greece / Michael Scoullos --
13. Managing the impacts of tourism in European destinations : using carrying capacity / Alexandra Mexa and Anna Collovini --
14. Tourism carrying capacity : future issues and policy considerations / Harry Coccossis and Alexandra Mexa
Series Title: New directions in tourism analysis.
Responsibility: edited by Harry Coccossis and Alexandra Mexa.

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