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This book addresses the issues at the forefront of the debate on tourism development versus sustainability, particularly from the economic, ethical and environmental perspectives. The challenge facing the industry is how to translate principles into practice and to attain a balance between the...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainability: principles to practice., 1997, pp xxii+381 pp.
Abstract

Surfing today evokes many things: thundering waves, warm beaches, bikinis and lifeguards, and carefree pleasure. But is the story of surfing really as simple as popular culture suggests? In this first international political history of the sport, Scott Laderman shows that while wave riding is...

Author(s)
Laderman, S.
Publisher
University of California Press, Berkeley, USA
Citation
Empire in waves: a political history of surfing, 2014, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

This book is about the relationship between safety, tranquillity and peace and successful tourism. More specifically it is about the effects of the absence of safety, security and peace on domestic and international tourism throughout the world. In part one of the book the seven chapters describe...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism, crime and international security issues., 1996, pp viii + 321 pp.
Abstract

The first of eight chapters briefly reviews Tanzania's colonial history and the second its attempts at self reliant development (socialism and bureaucracy, ujamaa villages, contradictory industralization policies and stagnating agriculture). The remainder of the book traces the various phases in...

Author(s)
Scherrer, C.
Publisher
Dietrich Reimer Verlag, Berlin, German Federal Republic
Citation
Tourismus und selbstbestimmte Entwicklung - ein Widerspruch. Das Fallbeispiel Tanzania., 1988, pp 270pp.
Abstract

This volume looks at the issues, problems and impact created by tourism in 13 island societies around the world, as well as in one mainland territory. It addresses the question of sustainable tourism development because the tourist trade tends to have undesirable impacts on the physical...

Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp xiv + 317 pp.
Abstract

Bringing together case studies from Europe, the USA and Southern Africa, this book on cross-border tourism discusses current issues and policies, destination marketing and management, communication and information, and planning in cross-border areas. Included is a structured overview of the...

Author(s)
Wachowiak, H.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and borders: contemporary issues, policies and international research, 2006, pp xix + 275 pp.
Abstract

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

The geography, vegetation and fauna of Ranch de Nazinga national game park in Burkina Faso are described and illustrated with outstanding colour plates. From 1998 to 2004 the Wallonia region of Belgium supported Nazinga with an ambitious programme of research and rehabilitation of water points....

Author(s)
Simonet, M. D.; Lutgen, B.
Publisher
Les Presses Agronomiques de Gembloux, A.S.B.L., Gembloux, Belgium
Citation
Nazinga, 2008, pp 312 pp.
Abstract

This report is the first to examine tourism in Africa comprehensively and regionally and the first to recommend practical, evidence-based measures enabling the sector's economic and development power. This gives new impetus to the continent s development progress by leveraging tourism in pursuit of ...

Author(s)
Christie, I.; Fernandes, E.; Messerli, H.; Twining-Ward, L.
Publisher
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Tourism in Africa: harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods, 2014, pp xxvi + 295 pp.
Abstract

The results of a study which was designed to establish whether ecotourism can provide access to attractive sources of income, which would not only facilitate the effective preservation of protected areas but also the sustainable development of the peripheral zones of protected areas are presented....

Author(s)
Buglass, D.
Publisher
London: Weltforum Verlag., UK
Citation
Ecotourism as a conservation instrument?: Making conservation projects more attractive., 1995, 117, pp xiii + 327 pp.

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