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Tourism and Protected Areas:

Tourism and Protected Areas:

Benefits Beyond Boundaries

By R Bushell, Head, Tourism for Healthy Futures, University of Western Sydney, Australia, P Eagles, Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada

March 2007 / Hardback / 352 Pages / 9780851990224 £65.00 / €85.00 / $125.00
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Main Description

Published on behalf of The Task Force on Tourism and Protected Areas of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), this book serves as a comprehensive record of the tourism issues discussed at the World Parks Congress held in Durban, South Africa in 2003. The issues discussed reflect the past 10 years of global challenges and lessons learnt in protected area management, the place of tourism in this and the projected issues for the next decade.


Readership

Researchers in tourism and protected areas, practitioners, managers, NGOs and conservationists.

Foreword, D Sheppard, WCPA

Preface, Eugenio Yunis, WTO Section 1: Tourism and Conservation in the 21st Century

Tourism and Protected Areas: Benefits Beyond Boundaries, R Bushell, R Staiff, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and P Eagles

Tourism as a Tool for Conservation and Support of Protected Areas: Setting the Agenda, R Bushell, and S F McCool, The University of Montana, USA

Global Trends Affecting Tourism in Protected Areas, P F Eagles

Key Principles and Directions for Tourism in Protected Areas: A Review of Existing Charters, Guidelines and

Declarations, J Foxlee, Darwin, AustraliaSection 2: Management Issues and Case Studies

Tourism, Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas in Developing Nations, L M Scherl, Arcadia, Australia and S Edwards, Recreation and Conservation International, Ecuador

Joint Management: Aboriginal involvement in tourism in the Kakadu World Heritage Area, P Wellings, Darwin, Australia

Tourism as a tool for community-based conservation and development, P Figgis, World Commission on Protected Areas, Australia, T Berno and R Bushell

The World Heritage Tourism Programme: Lessons Learned, A Pederse, UNESCO World Heritage Centre, France

Transfrontier Conservation Areas and Sustainable Nature-based Tourism, A Spenceley, Durban, South AfricaSustainable Nature Tourism in Europe: An Overview of NGOs, M Schelhaas, Plantage Middenlaan 2K, The Netherlands

Capacity-Building for Ecotourism: Training Programmes for Managers of Protected Areas, W Strasdas, University of Applied Sciences, Eberswalde, Germany, B Corcoran, Howick, South Africa and T Petermann, InWEnt, Germany

The Role of Certification and Accreditation in EnsuringTourism Contributes to Conservation, M Honey, The International Ecotourism Society, USASection 3: Economic Issues and Case Studies

Tourism-based Revenue Generation for Conservation, A Drumm, The Nature Conservancy, USA

Economic Impacts of Parks on Surrounding Communities: Findings from New South Wales, N Conner, NSW

Department of Environment & Conservation, Australia
Management Information Tools for Setting Visitor Fees, K Lindberg, Oregon State University, USA

Conservation and Community Development:The Conservation Corporation Africa Model, L Carlisle, CC Africa, South Africa

Sabi Sabi: A Model for Effective Ecotourism, Conservation and Community Involvement, R Loon, Hoedspruit, South Africa, I Harper, and P Shorten

Financial Parks through Marketing: A Case Study of Ontario Parks, E Halpenny, Waterloo, Canada

Concessions and Commercial Development: Experience in South African National Parks, P Fearnhead, Sunninghill, South Africa

Tourism on the Great Barrier Reef: A Partnership Approach, A Skeat and H Skeat, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Australia Section 4: Conclusion

Tourism, Protected Areas and the World Parks Congress: Fundamental Lessons, New Horizons and Promising Directions, S F McCool, P F J Eagles, R Bushell and J McNeely, Gland, Switzerland

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