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Tourism, development and growth : the challenge of sustainability

Author: Salah Wahab; J J J Pigram
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Distinguishing between sustainable development and sustainable tourism, the authors examine whether, and in what form, tourism can contribute to sustainable development and growth. Focusing on different types of tourism appropriate to particular situations, the team of leading contributors draws on examples from around the world - Canada, USA, Spain, Belgium, UK, Australia - to explore tourism's contribution to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tourism, development and growth.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 97008840
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Salah Wahab; J J J Pigram
ISBN: 0203975138 9780203975138 9786610224708 6610224706 9780415160025 0415160022
OCLC Number: 252725114
Description: 1 online resource (x, 302 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. The Challenge of Sustainable Tourism Growth; 2. Sustainable Tourism in a Changing World; 3. Sustainable Tourism-Unsustainable Development; 4. Mass Tourism; 5. The Contribution of Life Cycle Analysis and Strategic Planning to Sustainable Tourism; 6. Selective Tourism Growth; 7. Modelling Tourism Development; 8. Sustainable Tourism in the Developing World; 9. Challenges to Tourism in Industrialized Nations. 10. Implementing Sustainable Tourism Development Through Citizen Participation in the Planning Process11. Image and Sustainable Tourism Systems; 12. Nature Tourism Development; 13. Cultural and Landscape Tourism; 14. Urban Tourism; 15. The Green Green Grass of Home; 16. Tourism and Sustainability; Name index; Subject index.
Responsibility: edited by Salah Wahab and John J. Pigram.

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Distinguishing between sustainable development and sustainable tourism, the authors examine whether, and in what form, tourism can contribute to sustainable development and growth.  Read more...

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