Using international case studies and photographs, this text provides a comprehensive introduction to the key foundations, concepts and issues related to ecotourism. Topics include the foundations of ecotourism; tourism/ecotourism policy; and the economics, marketing and management of ecotourism.
As tourism takes its place as the worlds largest industry, ecotourism has been identified as the fastest-growing segment of this dynamic global industry. Since the mid to late 1980s ecotourism has become a major economic force for both developed and developing nations around the world. Using a wealth of international case studies and photos, Ecotourism: An Introduction provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the key foundations, concepts and issues related to the subject, including: * the foundations of ecotourism * tourism and ecotourism policy * the economics, marketing and management of ecotourism * the social and ecological impacts of tourism * ecotourism and development * the role of ethics in ecotourism The book includes case studies from Scotland, Austria, Canada, USA, Mexico and Australia.
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1. The nature of Tourism 2. Ecotourism and ecotourists 3. Natural resources, conservation and parks: the foundations of ecotourism 4. The social and ecological impacts of tourism 5. From policy to professionalism 6. The economics, marketing and management of ecotourism 7. Ecotourism development: international, community and site perspectives 8. The role of ethics in ecotourism 9. Conclusion
Ecotourism: An Introduction by David A. Fennell
David A. Fennell
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