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Cover for Using indicators and standards to manage visitor experiences in water-based tourism.

This chapter aims to (i) determine visitor crowding standards that help decision takers to improve the visitor experience and build an accurate tourism carrying capacity; and (ii) explore a possible relationship among crowding perception, origin of visitors and willingness to pay (WTP). The first...

Author(s)
Enseñat-Soberanis, F.; Blanco-Gregory, R.; Mondragón-Mejía, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245714)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Venice: an analysis of tourism excesses in an overtourism icon.

This chapter examines the contemporary touristification of Venice, first through a 'panoramic' overview, and then through a deeper analysis of the spatial impacts of tourism development over the last decade. The analysis demonstrates how the impacts of overtourism stretch far beyond dimensions of...

Author(s)
Visentin, F.; Bertocchi, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for achieving sustainable development goals.

This chapter examines India's adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how it plans to meet those targets. Recent government initiatives, particularly in the agricultural sector, are highlighted. Also discussed are the indicators for achieving the SDGs, the need for new technologies ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environment and sustainability as related to religious pilgrimage routes and trails.

After a preliminary analysis of the spiritual, social and economic values of pilgrimage and religious tourism, this chapter seeks to identify a potential list of simple and aggregate environmental indicators for estimating the impact of religious tourism. This preliminary assessment derives from...

Author(s)
Trombino, G.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability in tourism.

The concept of sustainable tourism is discussed, highlighting its various social, economic and environmental dimensions and the indicators for assessing sustainability. The primary strategies/tools for pursuing sustainable tourism are also discussed, namely: (i) participatory planning and...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Raimundo, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Visitor management in tourism destinations.

This book considers visitor management (VM) as a component of destination management at all levels of a destination and involving a wide range of stakeholders. It aims to demonstrate current knowledge on VM and to provide insights into conceptual issues rather than providing merely descriptive case ...

Author(s)
Albrecht, J. N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indicators and standards-based visitor management frameworks in achieving sustainability at cultural heritage sites.

This chapter examines possible applications of indicators and standards-based visitor management (VM) frameworks at cultural heritage sites. It is argued that if implemented successfully VM can help to achieve sustainability in heritage tourism. Indicators and standards are suggested as means to...

Author(s)
Alazaizeh, M.; Hallo, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toward environmental sanity through the ecology of belief.

It is argued that parks are the best possible indicator of society's commitment to the environment. It is also suggested that the best single indicator of a park's performance is its partnerships. The number and diversity of park partners should be an accurate reflection of a park's ecological...

Author(s)
LaPage, W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939991)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Metrics for decision making.

This chapter looks at some metrics (also known as indicators) for making decisions in a variety of tourism contexts, from destination marketing organizations, through regional planning and impact assessment, to the performance of tourism enterprises. The focus is on the measurement tools...

Author(s)
Smith, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936327)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The use of indicators to assess the sustainability of farms converting to organic production.

This chapter tests a practical system of measuring and assessing sustainability on UK farms that had converted to arable/vegetable organic production in order to assess whether the change of production system had a positive benefit on sustainability. It is revealed that conversion to organic...

Author(s)
Firth, C.; Milla, I.; Harris, P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933517)
Type
Book chapter

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