David WeaverISBN: 075066438X; 9780750664387;
Book Description Sustainable Tourism comprehensively examines the theoretical and applied dimensions of contemporary sustainable tourism from a global perspective. Using international case studies and examples, it provides cutting edge coverage ofthe latest developments in the area, both theoretically and practically. It takes the reader through all aspects of sustainable tourism from the emergence of the paradigm to sustainability issues in all types of tourism and all components of the industry. Divided into 14 chapters for easy week-by-week * Alternative tourism (AT), or small-scale tourism and its associated pros and cons * Sustainable tourism within the conventional mass tourism sector: the green consumer, transportation, accommodation, attractions and tour operator considering issues and developments in quality control * Destination sustainability: issues of community empowerment and ideal sustainability models * Conclusions for the future of sustainable...