Book review of "Connecting the Links Between Tourism, Protected Areas and Wellbeing" by I. Azara et al. Oxfordshire, UK, CABI, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-78639-131-5

Gabriel, Jennifer (2019) Book review of "Connecting the Links Between Tourism, Protected Areas and Wellbeing" by I. Azara et al. Oxfordshire, UK, CABI, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-78639-131-5. Tourism Geographies, 21 (2). pp. 355-358.

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Abstract

Tourism is a practice of considerable cultural and economic importance globally, but tourism is very often associated with negative environmental and social impacts on local communities, including increased competition for resources and facilities. In protected areas, where the ecological, as well as social and economic aspects of sustainable lifestyles are the primary considerations of 'good practice' management strategies, the challenge for tourism to improve health and wellbeing and serve as a catalyst for increasing appreciation and stewardship of the natural world requires a proactive and inclusive planning processes that protects the natural and cultural environment while improving lifestyles and livelihoods.

Item ID: 58201
Item Type: Article (Book Review)
ISSN: 1470-1340
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2019 00:25
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160402 Recreation, Leisure and Tourism Geography @ 50%
SEO Codes: 90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9003 Tourism > 900302 Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism @ 50%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9606 Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation > 960601 Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection @ 50%
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