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Abstract

A preliminary discussion of park based ecotourism is presented focusing on Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The question of the degree of congruence between the conservation objectives of reserves and the interests of ecotourism is addressed. Following an introduction topics covered are: national...

Author(s)
Hitchcock, M.; Jay, S.
Publisher
Curzon Press Ltd, Richmond, UK
Citation
Environmental challenges in South-East Asia., 1998, pp 305-316
Abstract

A case study of ecotourism in Thailand and its immediate neighbouring countries is provided. Although it is argued that ecotourism is less important in relative terms than similarly endowed countries such as Costa Rica, Nepal and Kenya, two main components can be identified in the Thai ecotourism...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Ecotourism in the less developed world., 1998, pp 160-179
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 describes the tourism management at Kinabalu Park in Sabah, Malaysia. It discusses: the tourism attraction and development of facilities; visitor arrivals; revenue; park policy; visitor or tourism impacts; steps taken to manage visitors or tourists; and the park's public awareness...

Author(s)
Basintal, P.
Publisher
DOC Science Publishing, Science & Research Unit, Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the World Heritage Managers Workshop, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, 26-30 October, 2000, 2001, pp 99-103