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Ecotourism principles, which often reference only undisturbed or remote destinations, can be applied to urban destinations as well and offer great potential to the tourism industry. Cities host more than half the world's population and the majority of tourists visit or pass through urban areas...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

Coastal areas and other tourist destinations are popular with 'day trippers', who have a substantial effect on local tourism economies and may help to stabilize seasonal demand fluctuations. However, day trippers can also accelerate resource degradation, burden municipalities with higher policing...

Author(s)
Braun, B. M.; Soskin, M. D.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 289-301
Abstract

Understanding place attachment and environmental ethic variables may improve management of natural areas, including enhanced communication related to management practices, managing various natural resources for specific or designated uses, and mediating significant differences between visitors and...

Author(s)
Bradley, M. J.; Liu, H. L.; Chalkidou, T.; Caneday, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Visitor Studies, 2015, 18, 1, pp 64-82
Abstract

Protected natural area managers are challenged to provide high quality recreation opportunities and ensure the protection of resources from impacts associated with visitation. Development of visitor use facilities and application of site hardening practices are commonly applied tools for achieving...

Author(s)
Cahill, K. L.; Marion, J. L.; Lawson, S. R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 2, pp 232-245
Abstract

It has been said that youth and their parents are losing their connection to nature as evidenced by attendance in protected nature areas (PNA's) such as state and national parks (Outdoor Foundation, 2010, 2014; Monz, Cole, Leung & Marion, 2010). Managers have increased their efforts to...

Author(s)
Uzun, F. V.; Gilbertson, K. L.
Publisher
European Center of Sustainable Development, Rome, Italy
Citation
European Journal of Sustainable Development, 2017, 6, 2, pp 41-56
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

The impact of tourism growth on the environment has become an increasingly important public issue in travel destinations. Honolulu's recent experience in designing management strategies to protect one of its most popular, unique and endangered natural recreational resources, Hanauma Bay Nature...

Author(s)
Mak, J.; Moncur, J. E. T.
Citation
Ambio, 1998, 27, 3, pp 217-225
Abstract

Coastal coral reefs, especially in the Florida Keys, are declining at a disturbing rate. Marine ecologists and reef scientists have emphasized the importance of establishing nonmarket values of coral reefs to assess the cost effectiveness of coral reef management and remediation programmes. The...

Author(s)
Park, T. A.; Bowker, J. M.; Leeworthy, V. R.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Faculty Series - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, 2000, No.00-09, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

A survey of campers in three national parks in Queensland, Australia, investigated their requirements from campsites, the reasons for their visits to parks at the time of the survey and whether they thought governments should provide parks. The survey was administered during two separate seasons;...

Author(s)
Beal, D. J.
Citation
Australian Parks & Recreation, 1994, 30, 3, pp 39-44

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