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Whale watching is a dynamic industry and, in particular in a country like Iceland, where tourism is currently playing a leading role in the national economy and where nature - understood in a broad sense - represents the main attraction for visitors, whale watching, rapidly grown during the last...

Author(s)
Nicosia, E.; Perini, F.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2016, 7, 14, pp 60-105
Abstract

Radical theories from political economy assert that capitalism is founded on the creation and appropriation of surplus value through exploiting human labor and nature. Such exploitative social and social-ecological relations are generally understood as contradictory to Indigenous worldviews, which...

Author(s)
Hillmer-Pegram, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1194-1210
Abstract

A study on whale sharks have been carried out in Teluk Cenderawasih National Park (TCNP) on May-June 2014. The objectives of this study were to analysis bioecological of whale shark, the perceptions of local communities and tourists on whale shark ecotourism development and to formulate the ...

Author(s)
Murdani, N. H.; Masy'ud, B.; Yulianda, F.
Publisher
Departement of Forest Resources Conservation and Ecotourism, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Media Konservasi, 2018, 23, 1, pp 77-84
Abstract

Assessing wildlife tourism sustainability in developing countries is crucial, but few studies analyse the sustainability of dolphin-based wildlife tourism in this context. We measure multiple indicators within the human dimensions of wildlife tourism, including tourist visitation numbers,...

Author(s)
D'Lima, C.; Everingham, Y.; Diedrich, A.; Mustika, P. L.; Hamann, M.; Marsh, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 10, pp 1687-1707
Abstract

Due to increasing interest in wildlife tourism, there is a growing need to consider the balance between use and protection of wildlife. Mutual exchange and acceptance of research results between different academic disciplines, such as wildlife ecology and tourism research, has until recently been...

Author(s)
Granquist, S. M.; Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 471-478
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This work describes the income, regulatory aspects and welfare of wild animals used for tourist attractions, including, elephants, lions, tigers, bears, dolphins, monkeys, orangutans, sea turtles, crocodiles, snakes and civets. The ways in which the tourism industry contribute to the problem of...

Publisher
World Animal Protection, London, UK
Citation
Checking out of cruelty: how to end wildlife tourism's holiday horrors, 2016, pp 34 pp.
Abstract

Shark-diving is part of a rapidly growing industry focused on marine wildlife tourism. Our study aimed to provide an estimate of the economic value of shark-diving tourism across Australia by comprehensively surveying the whale shark (Rhincodon typus), white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), grey...

Author(s)
Huveneers, C.; Meekan, M. G.; Apps, K.; Ferreira, L. C.; Pannell, D.; Vianna, G. M. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 2017, 27, 3, pp 665-680
Abstract

Marine-based tourism can be both an entertaining and educational experience for tourists - "edutainment". This research surveys participants of a dolphin watching program in Fiji to assess their motives to participate in dolphin watching. The research also examines the extent to which education and ...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; Suntikul, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 6, pp 867-884
Abstract

Growth in the marine wildlife tourism industry has been accompanied by concerns regarding its sustainability. This paper develops and tests a generic framework for assessing the sustainability of such ventures. The framework aims to guide the collection and collation of existing information and...

Author(s)
Rodger, K.; Smith, A.; Newsome, D.; Moore, S. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2011, 10, 2, pp 149-164
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Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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