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  1. Climate Change and Tourism

    From Policy to Practice

    By Susanne Becken, John Hay

    Series: Tourism Environment and Development

    The contribution of tourism to climate change, and the likely consequences of climate change for key tourist destinations, has been well reported and discussed. Yet, there is a lack of evidence-based systematic practical advice as to how the tourism industry should respond to the challenge of...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Tourism in Island Destinations

    By Sonya Graci, Rachel Dodds

    Series: Tourism Environment and Development

    Many of the world's islands are dependent on tourism as their main source of income. It is therefore imperative that these destinations are managed for long-term viability. The natural appeal of a destination is typically one of its main tourism related assets, yet the natural environment is also...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Slow Travel and Tourism

    By Janet Dickinson, Les Lumsdon

    Series: Tourism Environment and Development

    It is widely recognized that travel and tourism can have a high environmental impact and make a major contribution to climate change. It is therefore vital that ways to reduce these impacts are developed and implemented. 'Slow travel' provides such a concept, drawing on ideas from the 'slow food'...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Poverty Reduction

    Pathways to Prosperity

    By Jonathan Mitchell, Caroline Ashley

    Series: Tourism Environment and Development

    Tourism can reduce poverty in developing countries. But tourism growth is not universally inclusive of the poor. Moreover our understanding of how tourism affects the poor is largely based on partial and superficial analysis. Researchers from different disciplines and practitioners with different...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability?

    By Richard Sharpley

    Series: Tourism Environment and Development

    Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability? challenges the sustainable tourism development paradigm that has come to dominate both theoretical and practical approaches to tourism development over the last two decades. It extends the sustainable tourism debate beyond the arguably...

    Published August 25th 2009 by Routledge

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