Sustainable Tourism II
Edited By: C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK and F.D. PINEDA, Complutense University, Spain
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WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment
Tourism has become a major international industry, with many countries all over the world relying on the income it produces. The demands of tourism can however contribute to the destruction of the natural and cultural environment upon which it depends. It is essential to find ways to protect those environments for the present and future generations. Publishing papers from the Second International Conference on Sustainable Tourism , this volume explores issues concerned with achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability of tourism alongside the governance mechanisms needed to support sustainable tourism. Featured topics include: Tourism Impact; Tourism Strategies; Sustainable Tourism; Eco-tourism; Cultural Tourism; Coastal Issues; Tourism and Protected Areas; Tourism, Infrastructure and Hotels; Surveys and Analysis; IT in Tourism; Tourism and Protected Nature Areas; Tourism and Transportation; Environmental Risk and Impact; Tourism as a Factor of Development.