Sustainable Tourism: An Australian Prespective

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This new book takes a look at the tourism industry in Australia and examines a range of best practice cases that will increase awareness of what is being done and what can be done in meeting the challenges of sustainable tourism.
Included in the casebook are discussions of the concept of sustainable tourism, and the role of industry and government bodies in this area. The three major issues in sustainability which the authors have examined through their choice of cases are -
environmentally sensitive building and associated infreastructure design; the development of integrated management systems designed to control operational impacts; and the enhancement of the physical environment through operational activities.
examines a range of Australian best practice cases
real life case studies include : the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the Namadgi National Park and Seven Spirit Bay.

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Concerned consumers and industry operators alike are reassessing the impact of an industry seemingly so dependent on the attractions of our natural environment, and questioning the sustainability of many existing practices. Sustainable Tourism examines a range of Australian best practice cases that demonstrate what can be done to meet the need for a more sustainable tourism industry. Included in this exciting new publication are discussions of the concept of sustainable tourism and the role of industry and government bodies in this area. Three major issues the editors have examined are environmentally sensitive building and infrastructure design; integrated management systems controlling operational impacts; and the enhancement of the physical environment through operational activities. Amongst the cases examined are the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Namadgi National Park (Australian Capital Territory), Earth Sanctuaries (South Australia), Seven Spirit Bay (Northern Territory), Kingfisher Bay Resort (Queensland), the Eco-tourism Association, and the Pacific Asia Travel Association.

About the Author:

Rob Harris is Director of the Australian Centre for Event Management and Senior Lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

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