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  1. The Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Development

    The Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Alessandro Lanza, Anil Markandya, Francesco Pigliaru
    Although economics has increasingly become a technical subject, this accessible book aims to present important economics results and relate them explicitly to the policy debate. Using a coherent analytical framework, this unique approach offers prescriptions for moving tourism, and economic development more generally, closer to a sustainable ideal. The authors begin by studying the macroeconomic effect of tourism in terms of growth performance and sources of growth. They also examine how the tourism–growth link is affected by the role of imports in the economy, and how tourism impacts upon land use. Further chapters investigate the important issue of forecasting visitor numbers and explore the need for a comprehensive accounting framework to take account of ecologically sustainable tourism. The authors also examine the microeconomic aspects of sustainable tourism and analyse the increasing popularity of environmentally friendly holidays. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  2. Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands

    Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands

    Edited by Stefan Gössling
    Tropical islands are fragile, vulnerable environments and yet they are coming under increasing strain due to coastal developments and global environmental change. As a result of their remote location, small size and limited natural resource endowments, tourism has become an important economic activity, leading to emerging conflicts between the interests of developers, tourists and residents. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Twan Huybers, Jeff Bennett
    Environmental management, either voluntary or imposed, can add to the costs of nature-based tourism businesses. Such costs can make tourism destinations less competitive, but the same activities can also enhance competitiveness by increasing demand. The aim of this book is to provide an assessment of the relative importance of these two opposing effects in the context of a case study of nature-based tourism in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  4. Tourism Economics, the Environment and Development

    Tourism Economics, the Environment and Development

    Clem Tisdell
    This is a fascinating book that will be of great use to a wide readership including economists, environmentalists, geographers, tourism scholars and professionals, as well as academics in development studies. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. The Economics of Tourism

    The Economics of Tourism

    Edited by Clem Tisdell
    Tourism is a major global industry and continues to expand at a rapid rate. This two-volume collection of key published articles provides a comprehensive and much needed overview of the economics of tourism. Many of these articles are not readily available as they have been published in a range of non-economics journals. This reflects partly the presence of specialised journals devoted to tourism and partly the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. The editor has prepared an authoritative introduction, which not only presents an overview of the contents of each volume, introducing the subject to a wider non-specialist audience, but also provides insights and critical comments. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 637.00   Web: $ 573.30
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  6. THE ECONOMICS OF THIRD WORLD NATIONAL PARKS

    THE ECONOMICS OF THIRD WORLD NATIONAL PARKS

    Anup Shah
    In The Economics of Third World National Parks, Anup Shah argues that parks and reserves are worth preserving, rigorously analyses the problem and advocates solutions drawing on a wide range of sources. Issues discussed include the effects of economic activity on a national park, the tourist problem, valuing a national park and the use of cost–benefit decision-making. Dr Shah uses economic analysis to explore institutional arrangements which would compensate for externalities resulting from exploitation and over-use by tourists and local communities. The price mechanism, he argues, is not a satisfactory tool with which to protect areas of rich bio-diversity. Learn More
    1995   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. TOURISM, MUSEUMS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

    TOURISM, MUSEUMS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

    Peter Johnson, Barry Thomas
    This important book – based on new and original research – examines the economic impact, measured in employment terms, of the North of England Open Air Museum at Beamish. The authors provide a detailed assessment of the direct, indirect and induced employment generated by the museum. The assessment of the museum’s employment impact is placed firmly within the context of its historical development and of the region’s tourism activity. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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