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Understanding Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development
 

Understanding Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development (Hardback)

Edited by Meyer-Arendt, Klaus
Edited by Lew, Alan A.

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This volume contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcoming of (eco)tourism in Madagascar, c... read full description below.

ISBN 9781138792852
Barcode 9781138792852
Published 4 September 2014 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781138792852
ISBN-10 1138792853
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Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 4 September 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Meyer-Arendt, Klaus
Edited by Lew, Alan A.
Category Tourism Industry
Human Geography
Number of Pages 178
Dimensions Width: 171mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 476g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Business, Accounting & Vocational: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education;College/higher education
Dewey Code 338.4791
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Description of this Book

This volume contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcoming of (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory and successful multi-stakeholder partnerships on Indonesian resort islands, resilience theory and development pressures on a Malaysian island, results and implications of a detailed survey of cruise passengers in Colombia, perceptions of underdevelopment as limiting factors in Costa Rica, and conflicts of perception and reality through the literary myths of Pitcairn Island. This book was published as a special issue of Tourism Geographies.

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Author's Bio

Klaus J. Meyer-Arendt is a professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL). His research interests include coastal tourism, tourism impacts in coastal environments, hurricane impacts, and sustainability of coastal (eco)tourism. Alan A. Lew is a professor in the Department of Geography, Planning and Recreation at Northern Arizona University where he teaches courses in geography, urban planning and tourism. His interests and writings focus on tourism in Asia, particularly China and Southeast Asia, and tourism in the American West.

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