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Sustainable tourism III; proceedings.


Sustainable tourism III; proceedings.

International Conference on Sustainable Tourism (3d: 2008: Malta) Ed. by F. D. Pineda and C. A. Brebbia.

WIT Press


366 pages



WIT transactions on ecology and the environment; v.115


Proceedings of an international conference held in Malta in 2008, which explored issues concerned with achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability of tourism, as well as governance mechanisms needed to support sustainable tourism. Thirty-two contributions are organized into sections on tourism strategies, community involvement, tourism and development, climate change, tourism impact, protected areas, rural tourism, and risk and safety. A sampling of topics: prospective analysis for sustainable tourism in a coastal region of the Gulf of California, a collaborative success in building community through socially responsible tourism in the Dominican Republic, the hospitality network relationship in the Campinas Region of Brazil, climate change in winter sport destinations, valuing water in dry land tourism regions, a case study of community-driven ecological restoration in New Zealand, and characteristics and issues of rural tourism in Japan. The U.S. office of WIT Press is Computational Mechanics.

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Date:Dec 1, 2008
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