Ecotourism: Impacts, Potentials and Possibilities analyzes the impacts of mainstream tourism in first, second and third world countries, and argues the benefits of adopting the philosophical approaches of ecotourism to create a more sustainable tourism industry in every country around the world.
Using relevant case studies, Ecotourism examines the potential positive social and environmental benefits of ecotourism and is ideal for both students of tourism and practitioners within the tourism industry. Ecotourism will also be of interest to environmental groups, land managers, academics and planners.
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Chapter 2 If ecotourism is not just an activity but a philosophy which philosophy?
government industry policy and planning
visitor management for sustainability
Chapter 5 The role of interpretation in achieving a sustainable future
community benefits and social costs
Chapter 7 Ecotourism case studies
meeting and shaping expectations and demands