Sustainable Tourism: Principles, Contexts and Practices

Sustainable Tourism: Principles, Contexts and Practices

by David A. Fennell, Chris Cooper


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This new textbook provides a comprehensive overview of sustainable tourism framed around the UN’s sustainable development goals. It examines the origins and dimensions of sustainable tourism and offers a detailed account of sustainable initiatives and management across destinations, the tourism industry, public sector and leading agencies. The book explores the principal values and priorities in sustainable development through a better understanding of values, ethics and human nature. It covers a broad range of studies from an array of disciplinary perspectives and includes learning objectives, discussion questions and international case studies throughout. It is an important text for students and researchers in tourism and sustainability.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845417666
Publisher: Channel View Publications
Publication date: 02/29/2020
Series: ASPECTS OF TOURISM Series , #6
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 7.19(w) x 9.73(h) x 1.47(d)

About the Author

David A. Fennell is a Professor in the Department of Geography and Tourism Studies, Brock University, Canada. He is the editor of the Journal of Ecotourism.

Chris Cooper is a Professor in the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Leeds Beckett University, UK. He is co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to SustainabilityChapter 2. Introduction to the EcosphereChapter 3. Introduction to the NoösphereChapter 4. Sustainable Tourism in ActionChapter 5. The Sustainable DestinationChapter 6. The Tourism Industry (1)Chapter 7. The Tourism Industry (2)Chapter 8. Key Agencies and Influencers of Sustainable TourismChapter 9. Protected Areas, Ecotourism and SustainabilityChapter 10. Cross Cutting Issues Impacting Upon Sustainable TourismChapter 11. Sustainable Tourism FuturesChapter 12. Conclusion

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