Managing Coastal Tourism Resorts: A Global Perspective

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Sheela Agarwal, Gareth Shaw
Channel View Publications, Oct 19, 2007 - Business & Economics - 326 pages
Drawing on examples from a range of economies and environments, this text develops a global perspective on the management issues facing coastal resorts. The main management themes highlighted include the processes of restructuring, and attempts to develop sustainable agendas.
 

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Contents

Illustrative Material
1
Coastal Resorts in Transition
15
Planning for Sustainable Development in Spanish
90
in Spain
91
Sustainable Resort Development
112
The Pleasure Periphery and Managing the Postmodern
135
Tofino Canada a Coastal
169
The Development of South Africas Coastal Tourism Resorts
187
Some
216
State Intervention and the Planning and Development
233
and towns
237
Implications for Tourism
250
Future Implications for the Development
270
References
285
Index
323
Copyright

seascape
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About the author (2007)

Sheela Agarwal is current Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management at the University of Plymouth. She is a leading expert on coastal resorts and has published widely on resorts and, more especially, on the problems facing English seaside resorts, including social exclusion, and on resort restructuring.

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