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Managing sustainable tourism : a legacy for the future

Author: David L Edgerton
Publisher: New York : Haworth hospitality Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Successful tourism development and marketing are dependent on maintaining a delicate balance between economic growth and the protection of environments. This book tackles the tough issues of tourism  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Edgerton
ISBN: 0789027704 0789027712 9780789027702 9780789027719
OCLC Number: 848799207
Description: xix, 144 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword (Stanley Selengut) Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Tourism Today and Tomorrow Introduction The World of Tourism Charting a New Course for Sustainable Tourism Overview of Chapters Case Study One: The U.S. Virgin Islands' Newest Sustainable Tourism Product St. Croix Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Chapter 2. A Philosophic Approach to Sustainable Tourism Sustainable Tourism Dominates Our Future What to Look For in Sustainable Tourism Sustaining the Tourism Product Best Practices to Guide Tourism's Future Case Study: Ecuador The Wonderful World of the Galapagos Islands Chapter 3. Is Sustainable Tourism Economically Viable? Thinking Through Sustainable Tourism The Economics of Community Growth Through Tourism Strategic Planning for Sustainable Tourism Marketing the Sustainable Tourism Product Case Study: Missouri, Big Cedar Lodge The Epitome of Sustainable Tourism Chapter 4. Nature-Based Tourism: Don't Fool with Mother Nature Nature-Based Tourism Was Never So Good Yes, Tourism Impacts Natural Areas Protecting the Environment Through Tourism Development The Name of the Game Is Quality Case Study: Sustainable Ecotourism Development in the Embera Indigenous Communities Chagres National Park, Panama Chapter 5. What Is Our Heritage? Heritage Tourism: In the Beginning Heritage Tourism: Today and Tomorrow Definitions Are Good Modeling Heritage Tourism Case Study: Looking for Lincoln Vandalia, Illinois Develops New Lincoln Park Chapter 6. Culturally, Tourism Is Important What Is Cultural Tourism? What Are Our Problems with Culture? Avoiding the Pitfalls What Are the Priorities of Action? Case Study: Early Native Americans Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Chapter 7. Tourism Goes Country Tourism to Rural Areas Valuable Tourism Products The Dynamics of the Tourism Industry Community Involvement Makes for Successful Tourism Case Study: Roanoke River Paddle Trail A "Watery" Approach to Rural Tourism Chapter 8. Strategies for Sustainable Tourism Tourism Development Must Have a Strategy Strategies for Rural Areas As Well Practical Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism Best Practices for Sustainable Tourism Case Study: A Rural Masterpiece Kansas Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Chapter 9. Managing Sustainable Tourism A Paradigmatic Shift Recognize and Plan Strategy Don't Get Too Crowded Effective Management Is the Way to Go Case Study: The Embodiment of Managed Tourism Canada, Banff National Park Chapter 10. More to Say About the Future Inventory, Assess, Plan, Develop, Market, and Manage A Global Sustainable Tourism Initiative That Might Just Work Research and Education Our Pathway to the Future Sustainable Tourism Has Arrived and Is Healthy Case Study: Sustainable Tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. John Maho Bay, Harmony, and Concordia Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: David L. Edgell, Sr.


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