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Tourism impacts, planning and management

Tourism impacts, planning and management

Mason, Peter, 1951- author

Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This book looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and considers a number of approaches and techniques for managing tourism successfully. Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This title looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and considers a number of approaches and techniques for managing tourism impacts successfully. Now in a third edition, this bestselling text has been fully revised to include: New material on: terrorism, sustainability, climate change, sex tourism, heritage tourism, theories of tourism planning and GIS. New chapter on Destination Planning and Management Updated tourism data and statistics Case studies on urban tourism, pro-poor tourism, cruise ship tourism, coral reef tourism, historic monuments, eco-labels, codes of conduct and sustainable tourism from both developed and developing regions, including Australia, Iceland, Spain, the UK, Namibia, the Arctic and Antarctica. A companion website including PPTs, video and web links. The text is written in an accessible style and includes a plethora of features that engage and aid understanding. This accessible yet academically rigorous introduction to tourism impacts, planning and management is essential reading for all tourism students

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Published London: Routledge, 2015

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Statement of responsibility: Peter Mason
ISBN: 131770438X, 9781317704386
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Previous edition: Amsterdam: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008.
Physical Description: 278 pages : illustrations (colour)
Subject: Retail & wholesale industries; Travel and Tourism.; Tourism Planning.; Hospitality & service industries; Tourism Management.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9781138016293

Contents

  1. Part One: Tourism Growth, Development and Impacts 1. Social change and the growth of tourism 2. Theoretical perspectives on tourism development 3. An introduction to tourism impacts 4. The economic impacts of tourism 5. The socio-cultural impacts of tourism 6. Environmental impacts of tourism Part Two: Tourism Planning and Management: Concepts, Issues and Players 7. Tourism planning and management: Concepts and issues 8. The key players in tourism planning and management 9. Visitor management 10. Managing the natural resources for tourism 11. Tourism planning and management and the host community 12. Tourism planning and management and the tourism industry 13. Partnerships and collaboration in tourism 14. Destination Management Part Three:Tools and Techniques in Tourism Planning and Management 15. Education as a technique in tourism planning and management 16. Self-regulation as a technique in tourism planning and management 17. Information technology and tourism planning and management Part Four: The Future of Tourism Planning and Management 18. Tourism planning and management and sustainability 19. Conclusions and the future of tourism planning and management