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Human Rights Issues in Tourism

Human Rights Issues in Tourism

1st Edition

By Atsuko Hashimoto, Elif Harkonen, Edward Nkyi
December 29, 2020

This book uniquely focuses on human rights issues associated with tourism development and tourism businesses. Tourism is a manifestation of globalization and it intersects with human rights on so many levels. These implications are increasingly relevant in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and ...

Justice and Ethics in Tourism

Justice and Ethics in Tourism

1st Edition

By Tazim Jamal
February 06, 2019

This is the first book to look at justice and ethics in tourism in one volume, bringing theoretical perspectives into conversation with tourism, development and the environment. The book explores some key ethical perspectives and approaches to justice, including building capabilities, distributive ...

Climate Change and Tourism From Policy to Practice

Climate Change and Tourism: From Policy to Practice

1st Edition

By Susanne Becken, John Hay
June 14, 2012

The contribution of tourism to climate change, and the likely consequences of climate change for key tourist destinations, has been well reported and discussed. Yet, there is a lack of evidence-based systematic practical advice as to how the tourism industry should respond to the challenge of ...

Sustainable Tourism in Island Destinations

Sustainable Tourism in Island Destinations

1st Edition

By Sonya Graci, Rachel Dodds
September 30, 2010

Many of the world's islands are dependent on tourism as their main source of income. It is therefore imperative that these destinations are managed for long-term viability. The natural appeal of a destination is typically one of its main tourism related assets, yet the natural environment is also ...

Slow Travel and Tourism

Slow Travel and Tourism

1st Edition

By Janet Dickinson, Les Lumsdon
July 14, 2010

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' ...

Tourism and Poverty Reduction Pathways to Prosperity

Tourism and Poverty Reduction: Pathways to Prosperity

1st Edition

By Jonathan Mitchell, Caroline Ashley
December 11, 2009

Tourism can reduce poverty in developing countries. But tourism growth is not universally inclusive of the poor. Moreover our understanding of how tourism affects the poor is largely based on partial and superficial analysis. Researchers from different disciplines and practitioners with different ...

Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability?

Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability?

1st Edition

By Richard Sharpley
August 26, 2009

Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability? challenges the sustainable tourism development paradigm that has come to dominate both theoretical and practical approaches to tourism development over the last two decades. It extends the sustainable tourism debate beyond the arguably...

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