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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment

    Edited by Andrew Holden, David A. Fennell

    The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies inherent to tourism’s relationship with nature, especially pertinent at a time of major re-evaluation of our relationship with the environment as a consequence of the environmental...

    Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism as Motors for Development

    Case Studies from Developing Regions of the World

    Edited by Willy Legrand, Claudia Simons-Kaufmann, Philip Sloan

    It is now widely agreed that the climate is changing, global resources are diminishing and biodiversity is suffering. Developing countries – many of them considered by the World Tourism Organization to be 'Top Emerging Tourism Destinations' (UNWTO, 2009) – are already suffering the full frontal...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Tourism and Climate Change

    Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation

    By Daniel Scott, C. Michael Hall, Stefan Gossling

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Climate change is the single most important global environmental and development issue facing the world today and has emerged as a major topic in tourism studies. Climate change is already affecting the tourism industry and is anticipated to have profound implications for tourism in the...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Tourism Futures

    Perspectives on Systems, Restructuring and Innovations

    Edited by Stefan Gössling, C. Michael Hall, David Weaver

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    A global industry and an important tool for economic development, international tourism is facing an increasingly uncertain future. Global environmental change, including climate change; increasing fuel prices; and growing criticism from environmental and social interest groups are posing...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Tourism and Animal Ethics

    By David A. Fennell

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    There is a long history of the involvement of animals for tourism purposes in circuses, zoos, fairs, ecotourism and wildlife tourism, using animals as the prime focus of their experience. The wave of responsibility and sustainability that currently permeates the tourism field is catalyzing deeper...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Last Chance Tourism

    Adapting Tourism Opportunities in a Changing World

    Edited by Harvey Lemelin, Jackie Dawson, Emma J. Stewart

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Concerns over vanishing destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, Antarctica, and the ice cap on Mt. Kilimanjaro have prompted some travel operators and tour agencies to recommend these destinations to consumers before they disappear. This travel trend has been reported as: ‘disappearing tourism...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Water Policy, Tourism, and Recreation

    Lessons from Australia

    Edited by Lin Crase, Suzanne O'Keefe

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    This book explores the complicated interrelationships between freshwater resources and tourism and recreation. The focus is on Australia, but comparisons with the experience of other countries are also made throughout. Yet Australia has been at the forefront of conflicts over drought and water use,...

    Published July 14th 2011 by RFF Press

  10. Tourism and Agriculture

    New Geographies of Consumption, Production and Rural Restructuring

    Edited by Rebecca Maria Torres, Janet Henshall Momsen

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Shifting global consumption patterns, tastes and attitudes towards food, leisure, travel and place have opened new opportunities for rural producers in the form of agritourism, ecotourism, wine, food and rural tourism and specialized niche market agricultural production for tourism. Agriculture is...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge