Nature-based tourism and conservation new economic insights and case studies

Nature-based Tourism and Conservation unearths new or neglected principles relevant to tourism and recreational economics, environmental valuation and economic theory. Its three parts have chapters on nature-based tourism and its relationships to conservation including case studies dealing with the...

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Main Author: Tisdell, Clem
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Wilson, Clevo
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2012
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Nature-based Tourism and Conservation unearths new or neglected principles relevant to tourism and recreational economics, environmental valuation and economic theory. Its three parts have chapters on nature-based tourism and its relationships to conservation including case studies dealing with the consequences of World Heritage listing of natural sites, Antarctic, subtropical and tropical national park-based tourism and an NGO's conservation efforts modelled on ecotourism. The final part focuses on tourism utilizing particular wildlife, including sea turtles, whales, penguins, royal albatross, glow-worms and tree kangaroos
pt. 1. Background -- pt. 2. Tourism, protected areas and nature conservation -- pt. 3. Particular wildlife species or groups of species as tourist attractions -- pt. 4. This study in retrospect
Physical Description:viii, 506 p ill., maps
ISBN:9781848448674
9781781005163