Tourism and Protected Areas:Benefits Beyond Boundaries
By R Bushell, Head, Tourism for Healthy Futures, University of Western Sydney, Australia, P Eagles, Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada
Published on behalf of The Task Force on Tourism and Protected Areas of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), this book serves as a comprehensive record of the tourism issues discussed at the World Parks Congress held in Durban, South Africa in 2003. The issues discussed reflect the past 10 years of global challenges and lessons learnt in protected area management, the place of tourism in this and the projected issues for the next decade.
Researchers in tourism and protected areas, practitioners, managers, NGOs and conservationists.
Foreword, D Sheppard, WCPA Preface, Eugenio Yunis, WTO Section 1: Tourism and Conservation in the 21st CenturyTourism and Protected Areas: Benefits Beyond Boundaries, R Bushell, R Staiff, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and P EaglesTourism as a Tool for Conservation and Support of Protected Areas: Setting the Agenda, R Bushell, and S F McCool, The University of Montana, USA Global Trends Affecting Tourism in Protected Areas, P F Eagles Key Principles and Directions for Tourism in Protected Areas: A Review of Existing Charters, Guidelines and Declarations, J Foxlee, Darwin, AustraliaSection 2: Management Issues and Case StudiesTourism, Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas in Developing Nations, L M Scherl, Arcadia, Australia and S Edwards, Recreation and Conservation International, EcuadorJoint Management: Aboriginal involvement in tourism in the Kakadu World Heritage Area, P Wellings, Darwin, AustraliaTourism as a tool for community-based conservation and development, P Figgis, World Commission on Protected Areas, Australia, T Berno and R Bushell The World Heritage Tourism Programme: Lessons Learned, A Pederse, UNESCO World Heritage Centre, FranceTransfrontier Conservation Areas and Sustainable Nature-based Tourism, A Spenceley, Durban, South AfricaSustainable Nature Tourism in Europe: An Overview of NGOs, M Schelhaas, Plantage Middenlaan 2K, The Netherlands Capacity-Building for Ecotourism: Training Programmes for Managers of Protected Areas, W Strasdas, University of Applied Sciences, Eberswalde, Germany, B Corcoran, Howick, South Africa and T Petermann, InWEnt, Germany The Role of Certification and Accreditation in EnsuringTourism Contributes to Conservation, M Honey, The International Ecotourism Society, USASection 3: Economic Issues and Case StudiesTourism-based Revenue Generation for Conservation, A Drumm, The Nature Conservancy, USA Economic Impacts of Parks on Surrounding Communities: Findings from New South Wales, N Conner, NSW Department of Environment & Conservation, AustraliaManagement Information Tools for Setting Visitor Fees, K Lindberg, Oregon State University, USA Conservation and Community Development:The Conservation Corporation Africa Model, L Carlisle, CC Africa, South Africa Sabi Sabi: A Model for Effective Ecotourism, Conservation and Community Involvement, R Loon, Hoedspruit, South Africa, I Harper, and P Shorten Financial Parks through Marketing: A Case Study of Ontario Parks, E Halpenny, Waterloo, Canada Concessions and Commercial Development: Experience in South African National Parks, P Fearnhead, Sunninghill, South Africa Tourism on the Great Barrier Reef: A Partnership Approach, A Skeat and H Skeat, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Australia Section 4: ConclusionTourism, Protected Areas and the World Parks Congress: Fundamental Lessons, New Horizons and Promising Directions, S F McCool, P F J Eagles, R Bushell and J McNeely, Gland, Switzerland
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