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This volume compiles success stories from across the globe that highlight tourism's contribution to sustainable development. The 23 case studies are ordered according to the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017 (IY2017): (1) sustainable economic...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism for development - Volume II: success stories, 2018, pp 141 pp.
Abstract

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

This book discusses cultural sport psychology (CSP). Socio-cultural aspects of athletes' environments are considered as gateways to mutual understanding and subsequently motivation and performance. The book consists of 18 chapters presented in three parts. Part 1 provides an introduction to CSP:...

Author(s)
Schinke, R.; Hanrahan, S. J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
Cultural sport psychology, 2009, pp ix + 261 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

This book examines and compares the sporting experiences of women from different countries around the world, and offers the first systematic and cross-cultural analysis of the topic of women in sport. The book presents in-depth case studies of 16 countries in North and South America, Asia, Oceana,...

Author(s)
Hartmann-Tews, I.; Pfister, G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Sport and women: social issues on international perspective, 2003, pp 288 pp.

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