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The aim of this paper is firstly to identify and explain the many names that describe alternative forms of tourism under a "sustainable" tourism while highlighting the ambivalences and contradictions. Secondly, we analyse the potential and limitations of two particular forms of sustainable tourism...

Author(s)
Froger, G.
Publisher
De Boeck Université, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Citation
Mondes en Développement, 2012, No.157, pp 29-46
Abstract

This study investigates how the decrease in tourism demand in 2009 resulting from the global economic crisis impacted on employment, income opportunities and the livelihood of poor and vulnerable groups as well as on the capacity of households to cope with such shocks. The study combines a...

Author(s)
Steiner, C.; Richter, T.; Dörry, S.; Neisen, V.; Stephenson, M. L.; Lemma, A. F.; Mitchell, J. G. B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Economic crisis, international tourism decline and its impact on the poor, 2012, pp 286 pp.
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
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to tropical coastal and island tourism. Included in the issue are articles on (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory and tourism partnership models on an Indonesian island, development pressure and resilience on a Malaysian island, a survey of cruise...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 1-124
Abstract

The assignment of a brand to a product affects consumer's perceptions not only about the product, but also about the brand itself. The reciprocal effect of the product on its brand can be either positive or negative. Extending the concept of reciprocal effect to a new context, this study analyzed...

Author(s)
Santos, G. E. de O.; Giraldi, J. de M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 61, pp 443-450
Abstract

Introduction. Artistic trips and tourism are inseparable parts of the activity of folk groups associated in CIOFF®. Folk festivals organised around the world give folk groups a chance to learn about traditions and customs and to come into close contact with indigenous people. The correlation...

Author(s)
Bochenek, M.
Publisher
Versita, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Sport and Tourism, 2013, 20, 2, pp 95-99
Abstract

The growth of special interest tourism, or ecotourism, brings with it several concerns associated with the protection of natural areas and features to which these types of tourists are drawn. In this paper, the concept of ecotourism is examined first as a form of alternative tourism. From this...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Smale, B. J. A.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1992, 17, 1, pp 21-32
Abstract

An examination of ecotourism patterns within Costa Rica and Kenya reveals differential magnitudes across an array of relevant criteria. If measured in terms of specialized accommodations, visits by specialist ecotourists, direct social and economic impact, activity space, or government investment, ...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1999, 26, 4, pp 792-816
Abstract

This special issue aims to provide an initial momentum for further and more detailed discussions on the various society-nature relationships in a tourism context from a critical studies perspective. Tourism is often dependent on nature for consumption via the production of tourist experiences and...

Author(s)
Mosedale, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2015, 17, 4, pp 505-585
Abstract

Wildlife-based tourism is a non-consumptive means of using wild resources to benefit human populations. Sensitively managed, wildlife tourism offers a nation the chance to develop a high value added industry that simultaneously protects wildlife by removing, or reducing, the incentive to develop...

Author(s)
Barnes, J.; Burgess, J.; Pearce, D.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Economics for the wilds: wildlife, wildlands, diversity and development., 1992, pp 136-151

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