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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northeastern Minnesota contains more than a million acres of connected lakes and rivers. As one of the most heavily visited U.S. Wilderness areas, the BWCAW represents an ecosystem managed primarily for conservation values that also has a...

Author(s)
Hjerpe, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, pp 60-68
Abstract

Many communities work on trail projects as opportunities for sustainable development. Kentucky Trail Towns are accomplishing certification through a systematic state-wide program that guides communities, established in geographically advantageous locations, through a resource-based approach to...

Author(s)
Koo JaYoung
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2018, 11, 6, pp 187-204
Abstract

In support of community development, natural resource, and other Extension programs, the research reported here aimed to identify current and potential outdoor recreational opportunities in the St. Johns River Basin, an inland area in northeastern Florida. We identify the characteristics of the...

Author(s)
Borisova, T.; Bi Xiang; Larkin, S.; Longanecker, J.
Publisher
Extension Journal Inc, West Lafayette, USA
Citation
Journal of Extension, 2016, 54, 5, pp 5RIB1
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This paper highlights the increasing role sustainable tourism is playing in the international development arena. It presents an overview of projects undertaken or initiated by USAID, which either specifically address the tourism sector or else utilize tourism as a component for achieving other...

Author(s)
Natsios, A.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism's potential as a sustainable development strategy. Proceedings from the 2004 WTO tourism policy forum at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 October 2004, 2005, pp 16-19
Abstract

This article explores the time-varying causal nexus between tourism development and economic growth for the top 10 tourist destinations in the world, namely China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey, the UK and the United States of America, over the period...

Author(s)
Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Shahzad, S. J. H.; Haouas, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 24, pp 2677-2697
Abstract

Local residents play an important role in the process of sustainable development in tourism. Resident support for tourism development contributes to the health of tourism industry and successful community development. Therefore, it is in the best interest of local residents, the tourism industry,...

Author(s)
Yu ChiaPin; Cole, S. T.; Chancellor, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 3, pp 802
Abstract

This paper examines the empirical validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in the top ten tourist destinations in the world (China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States) using the quantile-on-quantile (QQ) approach and a new index of...

Author(s)
Shahzad, S. J. H.; Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 223-232
Abstract

This study estimates the influence of long cyclical climate patterns of pull and push climate elements (rainfall, temperature, wind) on cyclical fluctuations in tourism demand from the United States, the Netherlands and Venezuela on a small island state. Two important atmospheric variabilities, the ...

Author(s)
Oduber, M.; Ridderstaat, J.
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2017, 6, 1, pp 1000159
Abstract

We assessed outdoor recreation and tourism trends for Canaan Valley (hereafter, the Valley) and Tucker County, WV, from historical and contemporary perspectives. Using various primary and secondary sources, including academic research papers, agency reports, newspaper articles, and personal...

Author(s)
Selin, S. W.; Zepeda, N.
Publisher
Humboldt Field Research Institute, Steuben, USA
Citation
Southeastern Naturalist, 2015, 14, Special Issue 7, pp 455-465
Abstract

The aim of this special issue is to help both researchers and practitioners to develop a critical understanding of niche tourism and green tourism strategies, policies, and practices from around the globe. The special issue brings together work from a range of disciplines and perspectives to...

Author(s)
Luppicini, R.; Brisson, G.
Publisher
IGI Global, Hershey, USA
Citation
International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD), 2015, 6, 2, pp iv-v, 1-116

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