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Unlike much of the literature on sustainable development that has primarily an environmental and sociological perspective, this book is firmly grounded in economics - its theory and applications. Economics here is made to be the servant of policy in the field of tourism. If successful, the approach ...

Author(s)
Lanza, A.; Markandya, A.; Pigliaru, F.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp viii + 315 pp.
Abstract

This report presents a summary of the current status of tourism in small island developing states (SIDSs), while providing evidence of the key importance it has for sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals. It also addresses the key...

Author(s)
Urosevic, Z.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Making tourism work for small island developing states, 2004, pp 87 pp.
Abstract

This book explores the triadic relationship between tourism, sustainable development, and empowerment through case studies drawn from the South Pacific. Chapters 2 and 3 explore development theory and the concept of empowerment, respectively. Chapter 4 provides an overview of tourism development in ...

Author(s)
Sofield, T. H. B.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Empowerment for sustainable tourism development, 2003, pp x + 401 pp.
Abstract

This book examines trade and climate change concerns of least developed countries (LDCs), small and vulnerable economies (SVEs) and small island developing states (SIDs), looking at the impact of climate change on key trade sectors including agriculture, fisheries and tourism and explores the needs ...

Author(s)
Gueye, M. K.; Sell, M.; Strachan, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Trade, climate change and sustainable development: key issues for small states, least developed countries and vulnerable economies, 2009, pp xii + 180 pp.
Abstract

This book examines some key questions for tourism development in the Mediterranean coastal regions of southern Europe. Following two introductory chapters (section 1), the book is organized in three further sections. Section 2 (chapters 3-7) considers tourism's impacts on southern Europe's coastal...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp xiii + 357 pp.
Abstract

This book explores and challenges the geopolitical ideas of sustainability, globalization, and development, and demonstrates their significance for understanding the emergence, growth and potential of new forms of tourism in the Third World. This second edition has been extensively updated to...

Author(s)
Mowforth, M.; Munt, I.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainability: development and new tourism in the Third World, 2003, Ed. 2, pp xiii + 338 pp.
Abstract

This proceedings contains 13 papers presented at the title conference. Topics covered include: the market challenge for traditional destinations; the necessity of innovations; sustainable development of destinations; and state support for steady growth.

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
The future of traditional destinations: is their experience relevant to emerging countries in Europe? World Tourism Organization seminar proceedings, Rimini and San Marino, Italy, 20-21 May 2004, 2005, pp iv + 144 pp.
Abstract

This book presents 19 papers on the reinvention of a tourist destination. It is divided into three parts, with the papers in each part focusing on two themes. Part one deals with destination marketing, focusing on the themes: competitiveness and branding and market research and segmentation. Part...

Author(s)
Weber, S.; Tomljenović, R.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Reinventing a tourism destination: facing the challenge, 2004, pp 282 pp.
Abstract

This book contains the main conclusions and agenda for action derived from the presentations and debates at the title conference, plus a summary of the sessions and discussions held. Also included is the World Tourism Organization background paper on the effects of climate change on the tourism...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Climate change and tourism. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Climate Change and Tourism, Djerba, Tunisia, 9-11 April 2003, 2003, pp 60 pp.
Abstract

This book, based on the analysis of 104 voluntary initiatives for sustainable tourism (VIST) worldwide, provides an evaluation of the effectiveness of existing schemes by identifying similarities and differences among them, finding out the factors that make them successful in terms of sustainable...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Voluntary initiatives for sustainable tourism: worldwide inventory and comparative analysis of 104 eco-labels, awards and self-commitments, 2002, pp 158 pp.

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