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Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism, The

Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism, The

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 £129.99 / €172.00 / $249.95
With 10% online discount: £116.99 / €154.80 / $224.96
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Main Description

Tourism impacts globally upon ecology, economies, peoples, cultures and the built environment,
so devleopment must be sustainable to preserve the environment and culture it exploits. Taking
an interdisciplinary perspective, this volume presents a comprehensive synthesis of the diverse
considerations, language and terms particular to sustainable tourism. Writen by a global team of
academics and practitioners to reflect sustainable tourism from a truly worldwide perspective, this
book:
Includes articles covering all aspects of sustainability and tourism, helpfully categorized into:
'Types' of tourism; common 'Terms'; important 'Organizations' and 'Awards'; key 'Treaties' and
'Schemes'; as well as 'Technical' aspects of sustainable tourism development.
Presents detailed cross referencing between entries, suggestions for further reading and
relevant websites, and is fully referenced with an extensive bibliography.
Features a foreword from the Chair of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and over
180 illustrations.

  • 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