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This issue comprises a selection of 25 papers presented at the Sustainable Tourism 2016 conference. The papers respond to some of the concerns regarding the impacts of tourism and consider the strategies to protect the natural and cultural landscapes, trying to minimize the adverse effects of...

Author(s)
Pineda, F. D.; Brebbia, C.; Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp iii + 227-482
Abstract

This book discusses the positive and negative impacts of tourism as an agent of development. The book consists of 34 articles presented in three parts. Part I covers the issue of tourism and development in a general sense and from the political economy and government involvement perspectives. Part...

Author(s)
Huybers, T.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism in developing countries, 2007, pp 667 pp.
Abstract

Following its historical rise and fall, America's first industrialized polluted landscape garnered federal and local support to remedy its near destruction. Today, the Blackstone Valley is a pragmatic example of translating theory into practice. The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, since its...

Author(s)
Billington, R.; Cadoppi, V.; Carter, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2007, 11, 2, pp 97-106
Abstract

This special issue presents a selection of research work in the domain of information and communication technology (ICT) for sustainable tourism. The first paper introduces ICTs as an innovative approach to managing sustainable destination development. The second paper focuses on a Semantic Web...

Author(s)
Ali, A.; Frew, A. J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2014, 14, 4, pp 261-362
Abstract

Coastal areas are generally known as high-usage areas for residential, recreational, and tourism purposes. Coastal residents, as well as local visitors, therefore, can play an important role in protecting coastal resources. The purpose of this study was to identify important factors that could...

Author(s)
Lee SooHee [Lee, S. H. J. ]; Oh ChiOk
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2018, 46, 3, pp 176-190
Abstract

Within the last 20 years, tourism has become one of the top three business segments for 41 of 50 states in the USA. While tourism brings undoubted economic benefits, it also brings many changes to an area. The land, water, animals, people and culture of an area are affected when outsiders come in....

Author(s)
Caneday, L.; Cashel, C.; Zeiger, J. B.; Cissell, W. R.
Citation
Parks & Recreation (Arlington), 1990, 25, 3, pp 48-54, 142
Abstract

This volume compiles success stories from across the globe that highlight tourism's contribution to sustainable development. The 23 case studies are ordered according to the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017 (IY2017): (1) sustainable economic...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism for development - Volume II: success stories, 2018, pp 141 pp.
Abstract

The characteristics of successful tourism practices in environmentally sensitive ecosystems are described. The forces that unsettle otherwise sustainable tourism destinations are outlined. The 11 contributions focus on a holistic approach to development, taking into account environmental capacities ...

Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism development in critical environments., 1999, pp xii + 202 pp.
Abstract

The positive economic impact that tourism and land development have brought about in the Flagstaff area, Arizona, USA is described. Flagstaff has become a rapidly growing city at the junction of Interstates 17 and 40 in Arizona. Located at 7,000 feet above sea level in the foothills of the...

Author(s)
Casado, M. A.
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1999, 40, 4, pp 64-69
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.

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