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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide a better understanding of the long-term viability of community-based tourism (CBT) as a development tool in rural tourism, and how the best practice from the Asia Pacific region can be used to strategize the nine-stage plan to develop and sustain it ...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-439
Abstract

This issue comprises a selection of 25 papers presented at the Sustainable Tourism 2016 conference. The papers respond to some of the concerns regarding the impacts of tourism and consider the strategies to protect the natural and cultural landscapes, trying to minimize the adverse effects of...

Author(s)
Pineda, F. D.; Brebbia, C.; Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp iii + 227-482
Abstract

This theme issue contains eight articles (in addition to a summary paper) that explore: (1) the emerging innovations and new approaches in rural tourism development; (2) the approaches that need to be adhered to for the sustainability of responsible rural tourism destinations; and (3) how the...

Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-534
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This special issue, consisting of 11 papers, examines how and to what extent sustainable tourism could help fulfil the increasing demands now being placed on protected areas (PAs). It aims to critically examine key issues and developments in both the management and research agendas associated with...

Author(s)
Job, H.; Becken, S.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1697-1894
Abstract

This study reveals substantial variation in estimates of the proportion of tourists behaving in an environmentally sustainable manner. Results indicate that the variation is explained by (1) definitions of environmentally sustainable tourist behaviour including-or not including-intent to protect...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 59, pp 30-44
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Misalignment of pro-environmental beliefs and environmentally unsustainable vacation behaviour can cause psychological tension to tourists. They manage this tension by finding justifications for their behaviour, rather than changing their behaviour. A recent study has systematized such...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Ring, A.; Leisch, F.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 11, pp 1506-1522
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Purpose - The main aim of this paper is to review the contribution made by this theme issue in responding to the strategic question: "How do we develop more sustainable and responsible rural tourism by benchmarking innovations and new practices in Asia?" Design/methodology/approach - A content...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Kashif Hussain; Lo MayChiun; Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 530-534
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This special issue aims to demonstrate advances in our understanding of best practices in protected area tourism and to address the progress made in protected area tourism over the past decade, specifically between the World Parks Congress held in Durban in 2003 and the last one held in Sydney in...

Author(s)
Spenceley, A.; Snyman, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 17, 1, pp 3-120
Abstract

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.
Abstract

As the Baby Boomers approach retirement, tourism, in general, is expected to increase among members of this generation. This increase in travel is expected to be accompanied by a surge of interest in ecotourism - resulting in a new wave of ecotourists, over the next quarter century. This...

Author(s)
Cleaver, M.; Muller, T. E.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2002, 10, 3, pp 173-190

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