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Sustainable Tourism Development : A Himalayan Experience

S.P. Bansal and Prashant Gautam

ISBN 10: 8173872023 / ISBN 13: 9788173872020
Published by Indus, 2007
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Contents Foreword Prologue Preface Abbreviations 1 Introduction The Nature of Tourism Importance of Tourism Business Definitions of Tourism Tourism Re-defined Relationship between Leisure Recreation and Tourism Classification of Tourism Impacts of Tourism Need for Sustainable Tourism Development Concept of Sustainable Tourism Development Sustainable Tourism Basis Definition and Principles Tourism in Himachal Pradesh The Present Study 2 Review of Related Studies on Thematic Area Mass Tourism Environmental Problems Emerging Concepts of Tourism Sustainable Tourism Tourism Carrying Capacity Sustainable Tourism Development in Himachal Pradesh 3 Tourism Development and Trends 4 Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development 5 Tourist Profile of the Study Area 6 Synergistic Relationship among Stakeholders 7 Key Issues for Sustainable Tourism Development 8 Sustainable Tourism Development in the Himalaya Some Case Studies 9 Recommended Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism Development Glossary Bibliography Subject IndexEver since the realization of tourism as an industry it has grown manifold in a very short span of time This industry offers an excellent opportunity for economic gains international understanding and local development In terms of infrastructure for tourism identification of new concepts diversification within the industry emerging markets and trends tourism planning and development are necessary For the development of tourism in a sustainable manner there must be a positive synergistic relationship among tourism locals biodiversity and the managementThe present book discussess the topics like defining tourism tourism development and trends sustainable tourism planning tourists profile relationships among the stakeholders key issues relation between tourism recreation and leisure and impacts of tourism worldwide The main objective of this book is to study the sustainable tourism development and the related issues with special reference to Himachal PradeshThe book focussess on tourism development and tourism trends in global Indian and Himachal perspective It also takes into account the tourism resources of Himachal Pradesh Further to reveal the actual tourism trends in the state the book tries to find out the profile of national and international tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh The book also contains some case studies of sustainable tourism development in Himachal Pradesh Which show how tourism has the potential to provide many changes that can have positive and negative impactsEfforts have been made to give some practical suggestions for the development of tourism on sustainable basis 240 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 94057

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