Completely rewritten and updated, the third edition of this volume integrates the idea of balancing tourism with protection of the resources upon which it depends. If sustainable development is to be achieved, every kind of tourism needs examination, special policies, and planning. What separates this book from its predecessors is its format. The chapters are split into two parts, allowing for greater examination of tourism planning basics (Part 1) and planning concepts and examples (Part 2). Many diverse issues are covered, including: the purpose of tourism planning, tourism sectors (business, nonprofit, governmental), goals for development; external factors (natural and cultural resources, finance, labour, governmental policies, etc.), components of supply (attraction, services, transportation, etc.), ecotourism, regional planning concepts and cases, destination planning concepts and cases, and site planning concepts and cases.
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Clare A. Gunn is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University. He is also the author of Vacationscape: Designing Tourist Regions (Taylor and Francis).
Turgut Var is Professor in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University. He is the author of over a dozen books on the subject.Review:
'This is an excellent book that would prove useful to a range of audiences: students, planners, and policy-makers. It should be a required addition to any tourism library.' - Current Issues in Tourism
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Book Description Taylor & Francis, 1994. Book Condition: Good. 3rd Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP84097456
Book Description Taylor & Francis, 1993. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 5255671
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