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Marine Tourism

Development, Impacts and Management, 1st Edition

By Mark Orams


136 pages

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Paperback: 9780415139380
pub: 1998-11-05
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pub: 1998-11-05
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Marine Tourism examines both successful and unsuccessful tourism in coastal and marine environments. The author provides an overview of the history, development and growth of marine tourism and describes the characteristics of 'marine tourists' and the 'vendors' of these tourist activities. The book includes case studies of specific types of tourism including:

* the cruise ship industry, * whale and dolphin watching,

* yachting - the America's Cup,

* personal water crafts and other water sports

* and maritime museums and festivals. in locations including Brighton, UK, the Florida Keys and Hawaii, USA Caribbean islands, New Zealand and Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The final section examines tourism impacts on marine ecosystems and coastal communities and explores management techniques aimed at reducing negative impacts and maximizing the benefits of marine tourism.

Table of Contents

Contents 1. Introduction 2. The History and Development of Marine Tourism 3. Who Are Marine Tourists? 4. The Supply of Marine Tourism Opportunities 5. Impacts 6. Management Approaches 7. The Future

About the Series

Routledge Advances in Tourism

Tourism has been the fastest growing industry of the last decade as disposable incomes grew throughout the world. This series highlights state of the art and cutting edge Tourism research in the following areas:

* the management and organization of tourism
* tourism and development
* the benefits and the disadvantages of the effects of tourism

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography