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This chapter discusses the environmental and economic impacts of ecotourism, as well as the potential of ecotourism as a specialty travel market. The need for planning for environmental control and conservation in the context of ecotourism is emphasized. Strategies for ecotourism management and...

Author(s)
Niraj Tiwari; Tiwari, A. P.
Publisher
Universities Press (India) Ltd, Hyderabad, India
Citation
Tourism management: the socio-economic and ecological perspective, 2004, pp 35-83
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This paper discusses the promotion, conservation and preservation of Vigan as a tourist destination in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Occupancy of accommodation averages 70% on a monthly basis. The city government enjoys compounded growth rate of 24% per year. In conclusion, economic benefits can be...

Author(s)
Valera, M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Sustainable tourism management at world heritage sites: enhancing inter-agency and stakeholder coordination for joint action. International Conference, Huangshan, China, 24-27 March 2008, 2009, pp 154-157
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Over the past 15 years, ecotourism has become one of the fastest growing sectors of the tourism industry, growing three times faster than the industry as a whole. At the same time, ecotourism is being increasingly viewed by local and indigenous communities as an important tool for promoting...

Author(s)
Bai Kai; Wu ChengJi
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Arid Land Geography, 2010, 33, 1, pp 144-149
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This research attempts to explore tourism stakeholders' attitudes toward the practices of sustainability in Arctic destinations that have been regarded as sacred and pristine places that are susceptible to the influx of tourists. A mixed-method approach involving qualitative and quantitative...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2015, 22, 1, pp 225-230
Abstract

Whale watching is a dynamic industry and, in particular in a country like Iceland, where tourism is currently playing a leading role in the national economy and where nature - understood in a broad sense - represents the main attraction for visitors, whale watching, rapidly grown during the last...

Author(s)
Nicosia, E.; Perini, F.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2016, 7, 14, pp 60-105
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Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
Abstract

West Lake's economic, social and cultural structure comprises six facets: (1) maintaining West Lake World Heritage Site as an open accessible tourist location; (2) ensuring the planning, management and tourism marketing of West Lake are culturally rather than purely economically oriented; therefore ...

Author(s)
Xu SongLing; Liu Yu; Qian YiHong; Wang QiuJu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 286-292

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