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- National Geographic Society 2008; US$ 19.95
Travelers are showing a huge interest in the fast-growing sector known as "experiential" tourism—vacations that encompass heritage, culture, nature, ecology, and soft adventure. In the footsteps of the briskly selling The 100 Best Vacations to Enrich Your Life featuring North American destinations, our new title extends these ardent travelers? sights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 110.00
Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more regular and predictable patterns of activity. The increase... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2012; US$ 129.95
There is an increased interest in ecotourism and sustainable tourism, which provides travelers with destinations and activities that have a lower negative impact on the environment. This book, a collection of articles and studies highlight many of these new trends in tourism, using examples from many different regions of the world, including... more...
- Barkhuis 2011; US$ 21.00
This thesis aims to describe and interpret the effects of tourism on historic sites in Antarctica and Svalbard (also known as Spitsbergen), and to assess the implications for management. Explorers, whalers, seal hunters, scientists and others have left many material remains in the Polar Regions that are significant because they tell the history of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95
It is widely recognized that travel and tourism can have a high environmental impact and make a major contribution to climate change. It is therefore vital that ways to reduce these impacts are developed and implemented. 'Slow travel' provides such a concept, drawing on ideas from the 'slow food' movement with a concern for locality, ecology and quality... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 12.99
Edge Music explores what it means to talk about, and to write on, the edges of Australian landscapes ? be they geographical or historical. Responding to a complex, globally engaged nation, this innovative book openly displays the author's eagerness to write in an extremely eclectic range of styles and forms. It reveres the voices of the past, and grants... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Environmentally-sustainable tourism or ecotourism has become a major area of interest for governments, the private sector and international lending institutions. It is regarded as a way of allowing economic development whilst protecting against environmental degradation, especially in those countries with fragile ecosystems. However, despite the beneficial... more...
- CABI 2010; US$ 125.00
The effects of tourism on the ecology and natural environment of tourist destinations are hotly debated and research has expanded in the field of ecotourism and sustainability. This book considers the positive contributions that tourism can make to the conservation of global biodiversity by reviewing and analysing the economic and political contributions... more...