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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
Abstract

Rural areas often present special problems in terms of tourism development owing to a lack of product, market access and infrastructure. This paper presents the findings of a case study focusing on the central southern wheat belt of Western Australia, in an area known as Dryandra Country. This area ...

Author(s)
Hughes, M.; Macbeth, J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2005, 7, 4, pp 424-443
Abstract

This report highlights the risks that climate change poses for Australia's tourism sector. Following this introduction, Chapter 2 outlines the importance of the tourism industry for Australia's economy and Chapter 3 describes the climate change risks to the industry. Chapter 4 focuses on...

Author(s)
Hughes, L.; Stock, P.; Brailsford, L.; Alexander, D.
Publisher
Climate Council of Australia Limited, Sydney, Australia
Citation
Icons at risk: climate change threatening Australian tourism, 2018, pp iv + 61 pp.
Abstract

Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American...

Author(s)
Fatima, J. K.
Publisher
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Citation
Wilderness of wildlife tourism, 2017, pp 290 pp.
Abstract

In recent years, geotourism has emerged as a distinctive form of nature-based tourism but there is little understanding of the extent to which geotourism experiences influence tourist decisions and behavior. As geotourism is still in its infancy in many destinations, there is a lack of research on...

Author(s)
Kim KyoungJin [Kim, K. J. A. ]; Brown, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2012, 16, 1, pp 45-57
Abstract

Different economic methods are being used to estimate the economic benefits generated by nature (wildlife) tourism. The most prominent of these are economic valuation analysis and economic impact analysis. These methods often provide divergent and conflicting estimates of the economic benefits...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2012, No.181, pp 32 pp.
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

Nature-based tourism has been viewed as a large and growing segment of the tourism market. Advocates of nature-based tourism argue its potential to generate income for biodiversity conservation and local economic benefit, while detractors fear a risk of "loving our parks to death". Some recent...

Author(s)
Hardiman, N.; Burgin, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 6, pp 732-745
Abstract

This paper considers the role of interpretive layering, that is, combining multiple sources of interpretation in order to repeat the interpretive message, in nature-based tourism. We explore interpretive layering at an attraction (the Great Barrier Reef (GBR)) that presents several challenges to ...

Author(s)
Coghlan, A.; Kim KyoungJin [Kim, K. J. A. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 3, pp 173-187
Abstract

Tropical rainforests face a number of pressures ranging from urban settlement to climate change to outright clearing for timber. In many areas where rainforests have been protected under national law, or in some cases international covenants such as World Heritage, tourism has emerged as a new...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; McNamara, K. E.; Thompson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 2, pp 102-117

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