Sustainable Tourism Management

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CABI, 1999 - Business & Economics - 371 pages
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Sustainable tourism is attracting enormous attention today throughout the world. This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of the practice and management of the subject. It offers a range of definitions of sustainable tourism from different sectors of tourism and different parts of the world. Key issues and current debates are also discussed and a range of examples of sustainable tourism management practice are given. The book is designed to be interactive, with group and individual exercises and discussion points to further understanding of the subject
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Historical Background
3
The Nature and Scope of Sustainable Tourism
13
A Critique of Current Thinking in Sustainable Tourism Management
24
Towards a New Approach to Sustainable Tourism Management
41
Conclusions to Part One
45
The Three Dimensions of Sustainable Tourism
47
The Environmental Dimension
49
Conclusions to Part Four
213
Sustainable Tourism and Functional Management
215
Marketing Management
217
Human Resource Management
230
Operations Management
238
Financial Management
245
Conclusions to Part Five
251
Sustainable Tourism and the Different Sectors and Types of Tourism
253

The Economic Dimension
59
The Social Dimension
69
Conclusions to Part Two
83
The Key Actors in Sustainable Tourism
85
The Public Sector
87
The Industry
104
The Voluntary Sector
115
The Host Community
123
The Media
135
The Tourist
142
Conclusions to Part Three
150
Sustainable Tourism in Different Geographical Milieux
153
Coastal Areas and the Sea
155
Rural Areas
161
Urban Areas
172
Mountainous Regions
183
Islands
193
Developing Countries
203
Tourist Destinations
255
Visitor Attractions
268
Tour Operations
276
Transport
288
Hospitality
299
Cultural Tourism
306
Ecotourism
318
Allinclusive and Selfcontained Resort Complexes
330
Business Tourism
336
Conclusions to Part Six
341
Conclusions
342
Conclusions
344
The Future of Sustainable Tourism
348
The Future of Sustainable Tourism
350
Bibliography
361
Index
367
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John Swarbrooke, Principal Lecturer in Tourism, School of Food and Leisure Management, Sheffield Hallam University.

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