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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

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. Å.
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

The terms 'sustainability' and 'ecotourism' have become much used in recent years, yet there have been few examinations of how they might apply in practical cases. Kaikoura, a small coastal town (population 3600) on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island, has a rapidly developing tourism...

Author(s)
Orams, M. B.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2002, 5, 3, pp 338-353
Abstract

A major issue for travel and tourism practitioners, researchers and governmental leaders are determining the value of the experiences deliverable via destination assets. We hypothesize that Maine's 'lobster culture' (lobster cuisine, lobster fishing, lobster fishing villages) is an important part...

Author(s)
Daniel, H.; Allen, T.; Bragg, L.; Teisl, M.; Bayer, R.; Billings, C.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Foodservice, 2008, 19, 2, pp 133-138
Abstract

Recreational fishing is an important component of the tourism industry and an important component of regional economies around the world. When angling tourists reach threatened freshwater ecosystems, however, there is a risk of degrading the very fishery and landscapes that attracted them,...

Author(s)
Zwirn, M.; Pinsky, M.; Rahr, G.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2005, 4, 1, pp 16-31
Abstract

The whale sharks aggregation in the waters of Cenderawasih Bay has an impact on improving the marine tourism industry in the region. On the other hands, Whale Shark is one of the species listed in the Red List of Threatened Species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the ...

Author(s)
Anna, Z.; Saputra, D. S.
Publisher
Society for Indonesian Biodiversity, Surakata, Indonesia
Citation
Biodiversitas: Journal of Biological Diversity, 2017, 18, 3, pp 1026-1034
Abstract

Iconic wildlife tourism (that which focuses on the viewing and visiting of a single, well known species of wildlife) is a rapidly growing sector of the tourism industry. This paper reports on research undertaken as part of a multidisciplinary investigation which sought to collect information for...

Author(s)
Stoeckl, N.; Smith, A.; Newsome, D.; Lee, D.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2005, 16, 1, pp 69-81
Abstract

Whale watching is a billion dollar industry worldwide. One of the most popular species for whale watching is the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). The migratory corridors, feeding, resting and calving sites which are used for whale watching may be influenced by changing ocean currents and...

Author(s)
Meynecke, J. O.; Richards, R.; Sahin, O.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Regional Environmental Change, 2017, 17, 2, pp 477-488

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