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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Beach Management

    Principles and Practice

    By Allan Williams, Anton Micallef

    This comprehensive book provides full coverage of beach management principles and practice, with an emphasis on needs-based management. The book provides a wealth of case studies from the UK, USA, New Zealand, the Mediterranean, and Latin America. The emphasis throughout the book is on optimizing...

    Published January 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Carbon Management in Tourism

    Mitigating the Impacts on Climate Change

    By Stefan Gossling

    Series: Routledge International Series in Tourism, Business and Management

    Climate change is one of the single most important global environmental issues facing the world today and is emerging as a major topic in tourism studies. Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries; it both contributes to, and will be notably affected by, climate change. Given the emerging...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Studies and Environment, Revisited

    Edited by Phaedra. C Pezzullo

    The environment is perhaps most misunderstood as a static place, somewhere "out there," separated from the practices of our everyday lives. Given this assumption, environmental movements and concerns have remained mostly marginalized or denigrated in cultural studies publications, conferences, and...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Drive Tourism

    Trends and Emerging Markets

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Dean Carson

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Since the post World War Two boom in private automobile ownership, Drive Tourism has transformed the tourism landscape by facilitating dispersal and the growth of attractions and tourism related infrastructure beyond the zones that had previously emerged around seaports and railway terminals. The...

    Published October 31st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Sacred Natural Sites

    Conserving Nature and Culture

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Robert Wild, Jeffrey Mcneely, Gonzalo Oviedo

    Sacred Natural Sites are the world's oldest protected places. This book focuses on a wide spread of both iconic and lesser known examples such as sacred groves of the Western Ghats (India), Sagarmatha /Chomolongma (Mt Everest, Nepal, Tibet - and China), the Golden Mountains of Altai (Russia), Holy...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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