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Managing sustainable tourism : a legacy for the future / David L. Edgell Sr.

Author/creator Edgell, David L., Sr. (David Lee), 1938- author.
Format Book and Print
EditionThird edition.
Publication Info Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
Copyright Notice ©2020
Descriptionxiv, 290 pages ; 25 cm
Contents List of tables -- List of case studies -- 1. A philosophic approach to managing sustainable tourism -- 2. Worldly travelers and a sense of the history of sustainable tourism -- 3. Sustainable tourism milestones: twentieth and twenty-first centuries -- 4. The United Nations Millennium Development goals and 2030 agenda for sustainable development -- 5. New concepts in sustainable tourism practices: overtourism, undertourism, experiential tourism, plogging, climate change, and global warming -- 6. Rural tourism development and sustainability -- 7. Sustainable tourism and the prospects for peace -- 8. Policy and strategic planning toward sustainable tourism development -- 9. Marketing the sustainable tourism product -- 10. Transformative leadership and policies toward sustainable tourism -- 11. Managing sustainable tourism in the twenty-first century -- 12. Future world issues that will impact on managing sustainable tourism -- Index.
Abstract This book "Tackles the tough issues within the tourism industry, such as impacts on the natural and built environment and concerns for the history, heritage and culture of local communities to provide answers that produce positive and quality economic growth for the tourism industry. It offers practical policies and plans for fostering harmonious relationships among local communities, the private sector, not-for-profit organizations, academic institutions and governments at all levels, as well as developing management practices and philosophies for the protection of natural, built and cultural environments while reinforcing positive and orderly economic growth. It also confronts and explains the challenges on the tourism industy with respect to overtourism, climate change and global warming." -- back cover.
General notePreviously published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2019023751
ISBN9780367331375 hardcover
ISBN0367331373 hardcover
ISBN9780367331382 paperback
ISBN0367331381 paperback
ISBNelectronic book

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