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Photographs have long been used as a means of interpretation at museums and other tourism attractions, including dark tourism sites. Typically, such photographs are documentary, recording or depicting subjects relevant to the theme of the site. Less common, however, is the use of representational...

Author(s)
Wright, D.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 2, pp 161-174
Abstract

This chapter explores the concept of governance, combining local inputs and initiatives with national policy, as an effective framework for the management of sustainable rural tourism. The challenges of managing rural tourism and some contemporary management responses are first reviewed before...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 175-187
Abstract

The qualitative and quantitative characteristics of the supply of accommodation have a direct influence on the overall success and development of tourist destinations. Therefore, in order to ensure that the supply of accommodation contributes effectively to tourism development plans and objectives, ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2000, 19, 3, pp 275-293
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mass tourism and the environment: issues and dilemmas.

This chapter evaluates the issues and dilemmas of mass tourism's relationship with the natural environment. The discussion covers: the reciprocal relationship between tourism and climatic stability and ecosystem services; incremental and cumulative resource usage in tourism; the commons and...

Author(s)
Holden, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

It has long been recognised that nature and extent of state intervention in tourism development closely reflects the prevailing political-economy and ideology within the destination state. This is certainly the case with Cuba which, since the 1959 revolution and despite the collapse of communism...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Knight, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2009, 11, 3, pp 241-254
Abstract

This chapter explores the need for appropriate quality management policies as a principal management challenge within the accommodation sector of the tourism industry. Sections discuss: the range of management challenges relevant to the accommodation sector; the importance of quality management to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 14-27
Abstract

This paper briefly traces the historical development of tourism. It considers the nature and meaning of tourism, and suggests how the concept, as a socially determined activity, has evolved into the mass phenomenon that it is today. The evolution of tourism is traced from its earliest origins, in...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism, tourists and society., 1994, pp 33-62
Abstract

This chapter explores the tourism-environment relationship, focusing in particular on a systems approach to environmental management that permits more appropriate, destination-specific policies for managing tourism's environmental impacts.

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 259-274
Abstract

Two major themes in the current approach to the development of sustainable tourism are identified, namely the need to protect the physical and socio-cultural environment in tourist destination areas and the reliance on the ability to change tourists' needs and behaviour. A case study of the Kemoto...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Sharpley, J.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainability: principles to practice., 1997, pp 231-243
Abstract

This paper aims to identify lessons from the developmental experience of Cyprus that may be relevant to other island destinations. It reviews briefly the contrasting development paradigms of modernization, dependency and sustainable development as a theoretical framework for the subsequent analysis ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 2/3, pp 246-265

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