The Tourism Area Life Cycle, Volume 1

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Richard Butler
Channel View Publications, 2006 - Business & Economics - 385 pages
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Examining the tourism area life cycle (TALC) system in depth, this book is divided into four sections: the foundations of the TALC, the TALC in heritage settings, local involvement and the TALC and rejuvenation. It subsequently concludes with a discussion on the TALC model in relation to sustainability.
 

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Contents

Evolution of Tourism Areas and the Tourism Industry
51
Implementation of the TALC
71
The TALC in Heritage Settings
117
A Refoundation of the TALC for Heritage Cities
139
The TALC and Heritage Sites
162
The TALC and Local Involvement
181
Shoring the Foundations of the TALC in Tropical
198
Residents Perceptions of Tourism Development Over
222
The TALC Model and Politics
237
The TALC and Rejuvenation
269
The Resort
287
Conclusion
337
References
349
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About the author (2006)

Richard Butler has researched tourism from a geographical perspective for over forty years in Canada and the UK. He is most well known for his adaptation of the life cycle model to tourist destination, and has also published widely on sustainable tourism, and tourism development and impacts.

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