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The chapter discusses the problems that nature can have when faced with competition from tourism development. It uses the case study of the Greek island of Zakynthos where 50% of the Mediterranean's loggerhead turtles swim ashore to lay their eggs. The chapter discusses the actions taken by the Sea ...

Author(s)
Kemf, E.
Publisher
Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, USA
Citation
The law of the mother: protecting indigenous peoples in protected areas., 1993, pp 186-193
Abstract

This paper traces the origins of the heritage conservation movement in the Irish Republic. The characteristics of the heritage movement and the heritage tourism industry are defined and the main body of the work uses examples from the Irish Republic to illustrate the conflict of interests that...

Author(s)
Duffy, P.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK
Citation
Culture, tourism and development: the case of Ireland., 1994, pp 77-86
Abstract

This paper describes the National Trust properties in Scotland, UK. A brief history of the work conducted by the Scottish National Trust is provided, and the paper addresses the issue of providing universal access to these properties while at the same time seeking to conserve something which is...

Author(s)
Croft, T.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism: papers presented at The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994., 1994, pp 169-178
Abstract

This paper develops a simple process model to illustrate the way in which history provides the resources for a wide range of high-order economic activities, including heritage tourism. It examines the process by which history is transformed into heritage, by commodification, and develops a series...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Building a new heritage: tourism, culture and identity in the New Europe., 1994, pp 13-30
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

This chapter examines the political implications of culturally selective identification and interpretation, conservation and marketing of the inherited built environment of Europe. Case studies from North East Europe present the heritage dilemmas facing the region in terms of interaction between...

Author(s)
Tunbridge, J. E.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Building a new heritage: tourism, culture and identity in the New Europe., 1994, pp 123-134
Abstract

This chapter examines the raw material, current status and prospects for urban conservation in the Czech Republic. This country, consisting of the lands of Bohemia and Moravia, lies at the heart of Europe and is likely to become a test case for the integration of former Communist territories into...

Author(s)
Hammersley, R.; Westlake, T.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Building a new heritage: tourism, culture and identity in the New Europe., 1994, pp 178-200
Abstract

This chapter explores the ways in which tourism uses cultural heritage and the implications of this for conservation, referring to examples drawn from the UK. This relationship forms a continuum along which there are three principal focuses: co-existence, exploitation and imaginative...

Author(s)
Newby, P. T.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Building a new heritage: tourism, culture and identity in the New Europe., 1994, pp 206-228
Abstract

This chapter proposes the adoption of an integrated heritage and tourism development plan for the Irish Republic. Since the importance of heritage as a social, cultural and economic resource has not been properly assessed and its management is haphazard, the greater part of its development depends...

Author(s)
Mullane, F.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Ireland, Maynooth, UK
Citation
Irish tourism development., 1994, pp 79-86
Abstract

This chapter examines three key questions in the debate surrounding ecotourism. It determines: the size of the international tourism industry, and what portion of this could be considered to be ecotourism; the size of the domestic tourism industry, and what proportion of it could be considered ...

Author(s)
Filion, F. L.; Foley, J. P.; Jacquemot, A. J.
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Protected area economics and policy: linking conservation and sustainable development., 1994, pp 235-252

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