Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism

Johra Kayeser Fatima

May 2, 2017 by Apple Academic Press
Reference - 290 Pages - 2 Color & 35 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771884815 - CAT# N11790
Series: Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

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Summary

Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American countries, Australia, India, Canada, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Maldives, among others.

This new book, Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism, brings together the best voices in the field of wildlife tourism and provides a key understanding of wildlife tourism. It explores many important aspects of wildlife to date with related implications for various sectors, such as technology, education, corporations, and policymaking.

The book provides detailed examples to provide readers with current issues, including planning and development of wildlife tourism

  • assessment of recreational services of natural landscapes
  • destination marketing approaches for wildlife tourism
  • technology adoption for marketing and conservation
  • local residents’ attitude on wildlife tourism
  • economic valuation of wildlife tourism
  • the future of wildlife tourism

With a roster of international contributors, the book uses examples from excursions that include tigers, dolphins, birds, and more, in many areas of the world. The book makes an important contribution to research on wildlife tourism and its impact community development and conservation, especially in developing countries.

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