Managing Sustainable Tourism
A Legacy for the Future
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Managing Sustainable Tourism by Kaye Sung Chon
Book DescriptionIntelligently designed tourism strategies for the twenty-first century! Successful tourism development and marketing are dependent on maintaining a delicate balance between economic growth and the protection of environments. Managing Sustainable Tourism: A Legacy for the Future tackles the tough issues of tourism such as negative environmental impact and cultural degradation, and provides answers that don't sacrifice positive economic growth. This essential book offers practical plans for fostering harmonious relationships among local communities, the private sector, not-for-profit organizations, academic institutions, and governments at all levels as well as develops management practices and philosophies that protect natural, built, and cultural environments while reinforcing positive and orderly economic growth. Managing Sustainable Tourism discusses in-depth the sensible guidelines for protecting environment, heritage sites, and local culture while developing realistic tourism goals for compatible economic growth. Useful strategies for sustainable tourism are detailed for each tourism type, along with useful tried-and-true marketing techniques aimed at cooperation and respect for all types of environments. Case studies, research, and supplemental reading lists clearly illustrate ideas and the author's qualified suggestions. Managing Sustainable Tourism explores: * the future of the tourism industry * understanding sustainable tourism * the economics of community growth through tourism * marketing the sustainable tourism product * nature tourism * heritage tourism * cultural tourism * rural tourism * practical guidelines for sustainable tourism * a workable global sustainable tourism initiative Managing Sustainable Tourism is an ideal resource for educators, students, developers, entrepreneurs, investors, tourism strategists, planners, policymakers, and anyone interested in sustainable tourism for the new millennium.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780789027719
(214mm x 151mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Haworth Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Growth Strategies of Hotel Chains, Hardback (February 2006)
A balanced overview of the theory and practice of hotel chains' growth strategies. With real-world examples in every chapter, it explains how and why the largest worldwide hotel chains have gained their present international status and shows how to forecast future developments.
Tourism and Hotel Development in China, Hardback (April 2005)» View all books by Kaye Sung Chon
The authors (of the School of Hotel and Tourism, Hong Kong Polytechnic U., China) introduce the development and structures of the Chinese hotel and tourism industry, focusing on the period following the introduction of the open-door policy in 1979. After the presentation of background information on geography, population, culture, politics, and e
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