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The people's perception on environmental and socio-economic impacts due to three hydro-electric projects (HEPs; commissioned and under construction) were studied in the north-west Indian Himalaya. Surveys among 140 project-affected people (PAPs) using a checklist of impacts indicate that among the...

Author(s)
Negi, G. C. S.; Disha Punetha
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2017, 189, 4, pp 138
Abstract

This paper (i) examines the potential contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation in Asia, (ii) outlines the reasons (besides market growth) why cultural tourism development can serve as a tool for poverty alleviation, and (iii) explains a series of overarching principles (identified by the...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 175-182
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This paper: (i) presents an overview of recent trends in international tourist movements worldwide and in Asia; (ii) considers the potential contribution of tourism to poverty alleviation in Asia; (iii) outlines the reasons (besides market growth) why cultural tourism is particularly well placed to ...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cultural tourism and poverty alleviation: the Asia-Pacific perspective. World Tourism Organization Seminar Proceedings, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 8 June 2004 and Hue, Vietnam, 11-12 June, 2004, 2005, pp 21-30
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This book examines the factors which influence the dynamics of community tourism through case studies on 11 Asian countries. The book consists of 13 major chapters that are presented in three sections. The first section is on implementation of community-based tourism. Under this section, Chapter 2...

Author(s)
Bao, J.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism and community development: Asian practices, 2008, pp 267 pp.
Abstract

This book presents the opening speeches and 9 technical papers from the title conference, whose objective was to strengthen the national capability of Cambodia in sustainable management of tourism resources (cultural and natural) through the analyses of case studies from other Asian countries....

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Sustainable tourism resource management. A report on the WTO/UNESCAP National Seminar on Sustainable Tourism Resource Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 9-10 June 2003, 2004, pp 147 pp.
Abstract

This chapter focuses on managing and sustaining tourism in small states (notably in the city-state of Singapore) and includes the Pacific islands to emphasize the connections in the broad development strategies of island microstates. Trends in global tourism and Asia-Pacific tourism in section 2 of ...

Author(s)
Low, L.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 49-66
Abstract

Ecological and socioeconomic aspects of subterranean hydrosystems have changed during the past 40-50 years. The major environmental pressures (mainly anthropogenic ones) impact the quantity and quality of groundwater resources and the state of subsurface ecosystems, and it is expected that the...

Author(s)
Danielopol, D. L.; Griebler, C.; Gunatilaka, A.; Notenboom, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2003, 30, 2, pp 104-130
Abstract

This directory is a comprehensive guide to worldwide trade and conference media. It is divided up into continents, with sections for Europe, Middle East & Asia, Africa, North & Central America, Caribbean, South America and Australasia & Oceania. This publication is an indispensable tool for...

Publisher
TMRD Publishing, Ipswich, UK
Citation
Travel Media Directory 1996., 1997, pp xii + 228 pp.

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