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The Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism

The Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism

Edited by C Cater, Senior Lecturer in Tourism. University of Aberystwyth, UK, B Garrod, Professor in Tourism Management. Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK, T Low, Lecturer in Tourism Marketing. Aberystwyth University, UK

October 2015 / Hardback / 662 Pages / 9781780641430 £125.00 / €165.00 / $240.00
With 10% online discount: £112.50 / €148.50 / $216.00
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Main Description

Tourism is the world’s fastest growing industry, and impacts globally upon ecology, economies, peoples, cultures and the built environment. Development, therefore, must be sustainable and sympathetic in order to preserve the environment and culture it exploits. Despite sustainable tourism being an area of considerable recent interest, there has been no synthesis of the diverse considerations of sustainable tourism, and the language and terms particular to this subject.  An important resource for researchers of tourism, this reference work defines and explains terms associated with considering and preserving the environment, host peoples, communities, cultures, customs, lifestyles and social and economic systems.

  • 1: Foreword
  • 2: Introduction
  • 3: Sustainable Tourism
  • 4: Alphabetical Entries
  • 5: References
"The encyclopedia of sustainable tourism is a stupendous task performed by Carl Cater and his team, besides 163 contributors coming from 28 geographic regions of the world." - Tej Vir Singh, Tourism Recreation Research