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Tourism and natural protected areas.


Tourism and natural protected areas.

Ed. by M.F. Schmitz.

WIT Press


138 pages



Tourism today; v.3


Drawing papers from conferences organized by the Wessex Institute of Technology in the UK, this volume contains 12 case studies focusing on tourism and natural protected areas in Nigeria, Spain, Brazil, Kenya, South Africa, Italy, and Portugal. They consider a community-participatory wildlife conservation model for sustainable tourism, planning forest recreation, the renovation and diversification of mature coastal tourist destinations, ecotourism, sustainable tourism development, the participation of visitors in the management design of protected natural areas, recreation suitability analysis for protected and non-protected areas, community participation in ecotourism destinations, environmental management systems, sustainable rural tourism development, and eco-friendly service buildings and facilities for sustainable tourism and environmental awareness in protected areas. Contributors work in tourism, economics, geography, ecology, and other fields in the discussed countries. The US office of WIT Press is Computational Mechanics.

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