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  1. Tourism and Change in Polar Regions

    Climate, Environments and Experiences

    By Michael C. Hall, Jarkko Saarinen

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The world’s polar regions are attracting more interest than ever before. Once regarded as barren, inhospitable places where only explorers go, the north and south polar regions have been transformed into high profile tourism destinations, increasingly visited by cruise ships as well as becoming...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions

    Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability?

    Edited by Michael Luck, Patrick T. Maher, Emma J. Stewart

    Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more...

    Published July 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Volcano and Geothermal Tourism

    Sustainable Geo-Resources for Leisure and Recreation

    Edited by Patricia Erfurt-Cooper, Malcolm Cooper

    There are over 1300 active volcanoes worldwide and many more dormant or extinct. Some are developed as tourist destinations; others are not, but have great potential. Mount Fuji in Japan attracts over 100 million visitors per year and has immense cultural and spiritual significance, while a number...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Responsible Tourism

    Critical Issues for Conservation and Development

    Edited by Anna Spenceley

    Responsible Tourism presents a wide variety of valuable lessons learned in responsible tourism initiatives in Southern Africa that many tourism practitioners can use in their efforts to make the tourism sector work for the poor and for the environment. Dr Harsh Varma, Director, Development...

    Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Marketing of Cultural and Heritage Tourism

    By Deepak Chhabra

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    Cultural attractions play an important role in tourism at all levels, and attract huge numbers of tourists interested in heritage and the arts. Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive economic and social impacts but can also have negative impacts on communities and regions. This book draws...

    Published April 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Arguments for Protected Areas

    Multiple Benefits for Conservation and Use

    Edited by Sue Stolton, Nigel Dudley

    Most protected areas (e.g.national parks and nature reserves) have been created to protect wildlife and land- and seascape values. They currently cover over 13% of the world's land surface, around 12% of marine coastal areas and 4% of the marine shelf. Retaining and expanding these areas in the...

    Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide

    By Meegan Jones, Meegan Jones

    It could be said the most environmentally friendly event is none at all. But that's no fun. Public parties always have and always will be a part of the human story. Yet those who stage events have a social and environmental responsibility to reduce their impacts. Written by a leader in the field,...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Domestic Tourism in Asia

    Diversity and Divergence

    Edited by Shalini Singh

    Many countries have a rich tradition of domestic travel and holidaying which not only predates but exceeds mass international travel. This is particularly the case in Asia where recent economic prosperity and trends in globalization have not merely spurred, but continue to shape traditions in...

    Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge