Ethical and Responsible Tourism: Managing Sustainability in Local Tourism Destinations

1st Edition

Tony O’Rourke, Marko Koščak

Routledge
Published November 11, 2019
Textbook - 440 Pages - 73 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367191467 - CAT# K417450

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Summary

Ethical and Responsible Tourism explains the methods and practices used to manage the environmental impact of tourism on local communities and destinations.

The three core themes of the book – destination management, environmental and social aspects of ethical sustainable development and business impacts – are discussed across both topic and case study chapters, alongside explanatory editorial analysis with all chapters clearly signposted and interlinked. The case studies address specific and practical examples from a global range of examples including sites in Australia, Central America, Europe Union countries, Japan, North America and South America.

Used as a core textbook, the linking of theory in the topic chapters, and practice gained through case studies, alongside further reading and editorial commentary, Ethical and Responsible Tourism provides a detailed and comprehensive learning experience. Specific case studies can be used as standalone examples as part of a case teaching approach, and the editorial and discussion elements are designed to be suitable for those simply seeking a concise overview, such as tourism professionals or potential investors in sustainable tourism projects.

This book will be essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners of tourism, environmental and sustainability studies.

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