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The article reviews the trends towards the increasing specialization and conversely, the diversity, of leisure, recreational and tourism activities in the UK. The analysis indicates that there has been a marked increase in the number of sports and leisure activities pursued on an individual basis...

Author(s)
Clark, G.; Darrall, J.; Grove-White, R.; Macnaghten, P.; Urry, J.
Publisher
Council for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE), London, UK
Citation
Leisure landscapes. Leisure, culture and the English countryside: challenges and conflicts. Background papers., 1994, pp 201-210
Abstract

Some statistics are presented to show the growth of visitor numbers to Wales, UK. If the current level of growth continues, and all the evidence suggests that it will, then the Welsh heritage will be under threat. This paper considers the future role of Cadw in the management of these sites. It...

Author(s)
Carr, E. A. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Building a new heritage: tourism, culture and identity in the New Europe., 1994, pp 50-68
Abstract

Twenty-nine papers are presented from a NATO Advanced Research Workshop held in Krakow, Poland, August 1996. The papers aim to: critically assess existing knowledge of the contributions of national parks and protected areas to heritage conservation, tourism and sustainable development; identify...

Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
National parks and protected areas: keystones to conservation and sustainable development., 1997, pp ix + 292 pp.
Abstract

Ten case studies are presented which examine very different World Heritage Sites throughout the world, looking at visitor management issues within a general framework of cultural tourism and resource management. Each case study takes a different approach, although whatever the site, wherever the...

Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Visitor management: case studies from world heritage sites., 1998, pp xiv + 250 pp.
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental dimension.

This chapter describes the five components of the environmental dimension of sustainable tourism, namely: natural resources; the natural environment; the farmed environment; wildlife; and the built environment. It also shows that: (i) tourism can have both negative and positive impacts on the...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper reviews and assesses environmental awards in tourism and recreation using comparative analysis. 16 awards relating to UK or EU manufacturing, forestry, tourist attractions and tourism companies are appraised under the classifications of focus, criteria, certification system and results. ...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Tribe, J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2001, 3, 1, pp 9-21

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