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This journal issue contains contributions on the following topics: whether ecological and socially acceptable tourism is commercially viable; an overview of alternative tourism activities management in the Argentinian-Chilean Great Lakes Corridor; an analysis of the visitors of Superaüi National...

Author(s)
Lück, M.; Kirstges, T.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2002, 5, 3/4, pp 167-374
Abstract

This special issue provides critical assessments of the theory and practice of tourism governance and sustainability. The issue consists of 12 papers. The first paper explores this challenge and argues that a social representations approach allows for the critical analysis of formal approaches to...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 4/5, pp 411-671
Abstract

This theme issue contains eight articles (in addition to a summary paper) that explore: (1) the emerging innovations and new approaches in rural tourism development; (2) the approaches that need to be adhered to for the sustainability of responsible rural tourism destinations; and (3) how the...

Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-534
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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
AbstractFull Text

These proceedings contain 42 papers which examine the current state of tourism and the initiatives by the local government and private stakeholders to improve sustainability.

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of Regional Conference on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 13-14 December 2010. The state of the art and its sustainability, 2010, pp 381 pp.
Abstract

Humans are transforming the coastal and marine tourism environment at an ever-increasing rate. Concurrently, the multiple amenities and natural resources of coastal zones and the reality of population growth contribute to omnipresent tourism user conflicts. This results in social, wicked, and super ...

Author(s)
Miller, M. L.; Auyong, J.; Szuster, B. W.; Needham, M. D.; Orams, M. B.; Wilks, J.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2017, 12, 3/4, pp 139-263
Abstract

Purpose - The main aim of this paper is to review the contribution made by this theme issue in responding to the strategic question: "How do we develop more sustainable and responsible rural tourism by benchmarking innovations and new practices in Asia?" Design/methodology/approach - A content...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Kashif Hussain; Lo MayChiun; Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 530-534
Abstract

This paper examines challenges associated with global regulation of the tourism industry via an analysis of the use of elephants for trekking and safaris in Thailand and Botswana. It highlights inherent problems in applying universal principles in diverse locations; it unpicks the North-South power ...

Author(s)
Duffy, R.; Moore, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 4/5, pp 589-604
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

Have slums suddenly become cool? Tourists across the globe seem to think so, as they increasingly hunt down favelas, ghettos, and barrios for memorable vacation experiences. A moral outrage to some critics, the rise of slum tourism nevertheless is a fascinating phenomenon that demands more...

Author(s)
Frenzel, F.
Publisher
Zed Books, London, UK
Citation
Slumming it, 2016, pp 224 pp.

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