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The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management is a critical, state-of-the-art and authoritative review of tourism management, written by leading international thinkers and academics in the field. With a strong focus on applications of theories and concepts to tourism, the chapters in this volume are framed as critical synoptic pieces covering key developments, current issues and debates, and emerging trends and future considerations for the field. Part One: Approaching Tourism Part Two: Destination Applications Part Three: Marketing Applications Part Four: Tourism Product Markets Part Five: Technological Applications Part Six: Environmental Applications This handbook offers a fresh, contemporary and definitive look at tourism management, making it an essential resource for academics, researchers and students.
Chapter 32: Managing the Natural Environment for Tourism
Managing the Natural Environment for Tourism
The ways in which the environment is managed and modified for tourism form a novel and distinct research topic, apparently not reviewed previously. This chapter first differentiates this topic from other links between tourism and environment. It then differentiates natural, cultural and built environments, and outlines the various physical and biological components of the natural environment. It presents examples to illustrate these issues, drawn from different countries, tourism subsectors and ecosystems, and including: urban beaches and peri-urban recreational facilities, ski resorts, dams and watercourses, bike and horse trails, wildlife management for consumptive and non-consumptive tourism, and visitor infrastructure in national parks and other conservation reserves. Engineering, legal ...