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This research attempts to explore tourism stakeholders' attitudes toward the practices of sustainability in Arctic destinations that have been regarded as sacred and pristine places that are susceptible to the influx of tourists. A mixed-method approach involving qualitative and quantitative...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2015, 22, 1, pp 225-230
Abstract

Material that explains how and why tourism has emerged as a major international industry, the problems it has generated, and the search for solutions that try to introduce a measure of sustainability to the equation, is drawn together in this collection of 28 papers. Divided into nine sections, the ...

Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The Earthscan reader in sustainable tourism., 1997, pp vi + 259 pp.
Abstract

In countries facing rapid growth in nature-based tourism, increasing use of protected areas for recreational purposes creates a demand for improved infrastructure and accessibility. However, increased infrastructure, such as road improvements, is likely to alter the natural environment and...

Author(s)
Tverijonaite, E.; Ólafsdóttir, R.; Thorsteinsson, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2018, 24, pp 1-10
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Numerous Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness (CEPA) efforts have been carried out by different authorities and conservation organizations in relation to the conservation of wetlands. However, the results are very modest compared to those obtained in other ecosystems. Wetlands are...

Author(s)
Viñals Blasco, M. J.; Alonso-Monasterio, P.
Publisher
Universidade de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Citation
Investigaciones Turísticas, 2016, No.12, pp 1-19
Abstract

The designation effect of terrestrial protected areas (e.g., national parks) has an extensive literature; however, much less has been written about the nature of this effect in marine environments. This study therefore explores the relationship between marine conservation designation and tourist...

Author(s)
Shone, M. C.; Espiner, S.; Stewart, E. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 12, 1, pp 1-15
Abstract

Within the context of neoliberal conservation and ecotourism development, the Honduran state has prioritized the desires of foreign tourists and private investors over the needs of indigenous and black coastal inhabitants, and increasingly this is leading to state-sanctioned violence against...

Author(s)
Loperena, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2016, 69, pp 184-193
Abstract

The tourism of contact with nature, when properly planned and outlined with principles of sustainability, can generate socio-economic and environmental benefits that result in conservation of sociobiodiversity. The objective of this work was to analyze the perception of the visitors of the Caminho...

Author(s)
Mamede, S.; Benites, M.; Sabino, J.; Alho, C. J. R.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Ecotourismo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ecoturismo, 2017, 10, 4, pp 938-957
Abstract

The study presented in this article provides a valuable insight into the impact of human-induced environmental destruction on the travel market's image perceptions of a World Heritage-listed tourism icon: the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). The study employs a pre-/post-experimental design to explore how ...

Author(s)
Salvatierra, J.; Walters, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 1, pp 73-84
Abstract

Due to increase in demand for tourism in natural areas, motivated by the needs of human being and its contact to non-urbanized areas as a way to escape from problems usually observed at urbanized centers, the ecotourism is one of the segmentation that provides the human being - environment...

Author(s)
Ramos, R. G.; Paiva e Paixão, L. C.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Ecotourismo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ecoturismo, 2014, 7, 1, pp 28-43
Abstract

The population growth and the increasing demand for tourism led to an increase in the pollution of Caspian Sea. Considering the importance of Caspian Sea in natural ecosystems and also its impact on the regional countries and even the world, few studies have been done on financial contribution of...

Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development Research (IJAEDR), 2016, 46, 4, pp Pe801-Pe810

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