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Planning for Tourism, Leisure and Sustainability

Planning for Tourism, Leisure and Sustainability

International Case Studies

By A Travis, Emeritus Professor at the University of Birmingham and International Tourism Consultant, UK

June 2015 / Hardback / 356 Pages / 9781845937423 £90.00 / €115.00 / $170.00
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Main Description

Providing a wide range of case studies in sustainable tourism planning, this authoritative work presents cases at both international and national levels as well as on a regional, sub-regional, urban, local and site scale. Drawing on the author's world-wide experience and with contributions from professionals in the field, this book takes a comparative approach relating to different economic, political and temporal dimensions, examining established initiatives both in the context of the standards of the time and from a modern perspective looking back. With an emphasis on sustainability, this unique collection is an essential resource for tourism planners, researchers and students.

  • PART I: INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL SCALES OF TOURISM AND LEISURE PLANNING
  • 1: World and National Systems of Heritage Resource Classifi cation (RMP)
  • 2: Planning for Tourism in a Post-industrial Society - a National Case Study from the UK (RMP)
  • 3: Planning for Economic Reconstruction and Change in a Post-war Communist State: Case Study of Poland (RMP)
  • 4: The Pilbara: a Sub-national Australian Study in 21st Century Resource Development Planning
  • 5: The Netherlands: a European Case Study of a Nation Planning with an Over Abundance of Water
  • 6: Israel: a Middle Eastern Case Study of Planning in a Mediterranean/Desert Edge Location (RMP)
  • 7: Denmark: a Scandinavian Case Study of Regional Conservation Planning for Tourism and Recreation 1960-1980 (RMP)
  • 8: Maldives' Tourism Development: a Test Case in the Indian Ocean for Conservation and Economic Development in an Islamic State (RMP towards STP)
  • 9: Sustainable Transport to Tourist Destination Countries
  • PART II: REGIONAL TOURISM PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCE PLANNING
  • 10: Introduction to Mountain Region Planning for Conservation and Tourism
  • 11: Introduction to the High Tatras and the Slovak High Tatras Case Study
  • 12: The Polish Part of the High Tatras: the High Tatras and the Zakopane Areas
  • 13: Subregional Resource Conservation Planning: the Firth of Clyde, 1970 - the First New European Strategy for Integrated Leisure and Tourism Development
  • 14: Upland Classical National Park Eco-model: the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia, 1990
  • 15: Community-based Desert Ecotourism, Ancient Cities and Nomadic Cultures
  • - Case Study 1: Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqaba, Jordan
  • - Case Study 2: Tamanrasset and the Hoggar Mountains of the Sahara, Southern Algeria
  • - Case Study 3: Incense Trail of Nabbatean Cities in the Negev, Southern Israel
  • - Case Study 4: Egyptian Ecotourism and Desert Tourism
  • 16: Introduction to UK Upland Planning for Countryside Conservation, Recreation and Tourism
  • - Case Study 1: National Park Planning and Management
  • - Case Study 2: The Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District National Park
  • - Case Study 3: The Tarka Project in Devon
  • 17: Post-industrial Regional Tourism Planning: the South Wales Valleys - Strategy for Development and Conservation in the 1980s
  • 18: Nature and Culture: Developing a Rural Region's Heritage Trails Through Dolenjska and Bela Krajina in Slovenia
  • 19: Host Cultures and Tourism: Is a Culture Sustainable?
  • 20: Mid-Wales Festival of the Countryside: a Model of Events to Reinforce Rural Culture and Life
  • 21: Den Norske Turistforening - a Voluntary Sector Sustainable Programme in Norway
  • 22: Cycling in the Netherlands - a Sustainable Move Forward for a Whole Nation
  • PART III: COASTAL AND MARITIME PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
  • 23: Adriatic Coastal Development Planning by Federal Yugoslavia (Now Croatia), 1960-1980
  • 24: Planning the Coastline: England and Wales 1960-1970
  • 25: Mediterranean Action Plan and Blue Plan
  • 26: Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment in the Mediterranean 1980-2009
  • 27: 'Working with the Sea': the 2008 Dutch National Response to Global Warming and Sea Rise
  • PART IV: HISTORIC CITIES AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM PLANNING
  • 28: Historic Cities as Sustainable Tourist Destinations
  • 29: Edinburgh: Post-war Urban Planning and Conservation in a World Heritage City
  • 30: Urban Event Tourism: Edinburgh - the Festivals and Many 'Tourisms'
  • 31: Salzburg: Management and Tourism in an Austro-Hungarian Festival City
  • 32: Colonial Williamsburg: a Conserved and Renovated Settlement as a Managed Cultural, Educational and Tourist Centre
  • 33: The Sustainable Historic City Centre: Munich as a Model
  • 34: Post-industrial Urban Centre Landscape Transformation: Central Birmingham (UK) as a Test Case 1960-2010
  • 35: Sustainable Transport in and at Tourist Destination Areas (TDAs)
  • PART V: LOCAL AND SITE SCALE OF TOURISM AND LEISURE SERVICES PLANNING
  • 36: Heritage Conservation Planning, at the Site Scale: Management and Interpretation
  • 37: Historic Sites: Case Studies of Three Battlefields
  • - Case Study 1: Gettysburg, Virginia, USA
  • - Case Study 2: Culloden, Scotland, UK
  • - Case Study 3: Waterloo, Belgium
  • 38: Tivoli: a Unique Danish 'Pleasure Ground' and Theme Park
  • 39: US Heritage Parks and High-capacity Theme Parks in Virginia
  • 40: The New Museumology - Site Interpretation and Animation
  • 41: Regional Park Systems, Identity and Outdoor Recreation in Metropolitan Areas
  • - Case Study: The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority (HCMA), Detroit
  • 42: Beaulieu, UK: Recycling an Historic Private Estate as a Major Tourist Attraction
  • 43: Integrated Community Building Complexes: Experimental Provisions in the Netherlands and the UK
  • - Case Study 1: The Pioneer Health Centre, Peckham, London (1935)
  • - Case Study 2: The 'Meerpaal', Dronten in Flevoland (1967)
  • - Case Study 3: 't Karregat in Eindhoven (1973)
  • - Case Study 4: The 'Agora', Lelystad in Flevoland (1977)
  • PART VI: 'SLICING THE CAKE DIFFERENTLY' - RESORTS, SPAS, PILGRIMAGES AND CITY TOURISM
  • 44: Introduction
  • 45: Resorts are Not Forever
  • - Case Study 1: The Scheveningen Story
  • - Case Study 2: UK 'Sea-Change Programme 2008'
  • - Case Study 3: Bournemouth - a Sustainable Resort?
  • 46: Long-life Pilgrimage Tourism and its Destinations
  • 47: Cities as Sustainable Tourism Destinations"

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