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Cover for Sustainability and tourism: reflections from a muddy pool.

This chapter explores the problems with the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development. The focus of this chapter is especially on sustainable tourism and its relationship to social and cultural phenomena.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to creative tourism development: articulating local culture and travel.

Creative tourism is a dynamic tourism niche that has emerged both as a development of cultural tourism and in opposition to the emergence of 'mass cultural tourism'. On the one hand, creative tourism demand is driven by travellers seeking more active and participative cultural experiences in which...

Author(s)
Duxbury, N.; Carvalho, C. P.; Albino, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243536)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interview with Caroline Couret about the Creative Tourism Network ®.

Introduces what Creative Tourism Network is, the paper also presents how creative tourism is important. Creative tourism is important in two main ways: it meets a growing and irreversible demand that reflects social changes more than a marketing gimmick, and it is, above all, perceived by the...

Author(s)
Couret, C.; Carvalho, C. P. de
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243536)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bogota through the 5 senses: building a creative tourism start-up.

5Bogota: Travel with Locals was established in 2013 with the goal of promoting creative tourism in Colombia. This start-up was conceived as a marketplace connecting local hosts with foreigners wishing to explore the city through different eyes, while fostering local sustainable development in the...

Author(s)
Zuluaga, D.; Guerra, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243536)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter identifies the effects that the current COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global tourism industry and remarks that the unplanned downscaling of social and economic activity due to COVID-19 cannot be associated with degrowth. It also highlights the differences between...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Growing degrowth-oriented tourism? CSR certified tour operators as change agents.

This chapter acknowledges the substantial role tour operators play in the tourism industry as intermediaries bundling different individual tourism offerings together. The study adopts an evolutionary approach through the analyses of tour operators' sustainability and audit reports and investigates...

Author(s)
Panzer-Krause, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Freedom of movement and degrowth.

This chapter discusses the topic of freedom of movement from the point of view of tourism and degrowth. The study analyses different scientific and legal sources to give precise answers to three questions that will make it possible to rethink the meaning of freedom of movement in tourism: (a) how...

Author(s)
Pranskünienė, R.; Perkumienė, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pro-poor tourism: a critique.

This chapter argues that the perception of pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a distinct (and small scale) variant of tourism involves conceptual and substantive problems. There is, indeed, a place for such tourism but it is not and will never be the alternative to mass tourism, which will continue as the...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A case study on impacts of community participation in tourism planning and destination management in Kerala, India.

This case study in Kerala, India explores the positive impacts of community participation on economic, socio-cultural and environmental factors through responsible tourism initiatives in Kumarakom destination. This research evaluates the effectiveness, fundamental elements and conceptual foundation ...

Author(s)
George, A. T.; Jiang Min; Delacy, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History of tourism planning and development in Nepal: achievements and challenges to sustainable future of tourism.

While presenting the history of tourism development in Nepal with reference to some global initiatives, this chapter discusses the major achievements and challenges in (sustainable) tourism development and offers some recommendations, along with practical implications for policy-making bodies and...

Author(s)
Dangi, T. B.; Kc, B.; Gautam, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book chapter

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