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Humans are transforming the coastal and marine tourism environment at an ever-increasing rate. Concurrently, the multiple amenities and natural resources of coastal zones and the reality of population growth contribute to omnipresent tourism user conflicts. This results in social, wicked, and super ...

Author(s)
Miller, M. L.; Auyong, J.; Szuster, B. W.; Needham, M. D.; Orams, M. B.; Wilks, J.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2017, 12, 3/4, pp 139-263
Abstract

This chapter highlights the contributions of nautical tourism (including scuba diving, snorkeling, cruises and wildlife viewing) to many forms of environmental degradation. However, it is pointed out that nautical tourism is not necessarily bad as there are many good examples of responsible tourism ...

Author(s)
Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 125-127
Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the different types of river-oriented tourism: river cruising, houseboat tourism, whitewater tourism, and bicycle tourism. It focuses on the essential characteristics of river landscapes, which constitute the common factors of attractiveness for quite different...

Author(s)
Steinbach, J.
Citation
Geojournal, 1995, 35, 4, pp 443-458
Abstract

Coastal tourism started in the 19th Century and has increased in non-linear fashion ever since, stimulated by a combination of developments in transport technology and rising prosperity. Initially, mainly national in character, the introduction of roll-on, roll-off ferries and inexpensive air...

Author(s)
Davenport, J.; Davenport, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2006, 67, 1/2, pp 280-292

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