Ecotourism : 9780582356580

Ecotourism

Dowling, Stephen & Dowling, Ross
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780582356580
ISBN 10
 
058235658X
Published
 
20/11/2001
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
360
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$79.99
 
 
 
Description

Accessible core text dealing with the relationship of tourism and nature, providing a contemporary analysis of the impacts of tourism upon the environment.

Table of contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Tourism and Environment
  • 3. Nature Based Tourism
  • 4. Ecotourism's Characteristics
  • 5. The Ecotourist
  • 6. Ecotourism's Impacts
  • 7. Ecotourism Businesses
  • 8. Planning and Development
  • 9. Management
  • 10. Marketing
  • 11. Future of Ecotourism
Features & benefits

  • Reflects the recent 30% growth in ecotourism, from bird and whale watching tours, to mountain biking and hiking.
  • Examines this incredible growth in ecotourism, aiming to show students what ecotourism is, where it lies within tourism and the issues which have arisen in the accelerated development of ecotourism in the 90's.
  • Employs global case examples where necessary, avoiding the esoteric and convoluted academic style that previous work on the subject has been guilty of.