Think Tank VI
Ecotourism and Environmental Education: Opportunities ...
||30347 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Ecotourism, which typically involves nature-based tourism, plays an increasing role in today's environmental management. As environmental conservation has, in many cases, suffered from a limited budget, funding ecotourism is perceived as a w...
Author: Aphirom Promchanya
Think Tank XI
Sustainable Tourism Course Structure and Associated St...
||13135 ||Oct 14, 2013 |
The author has developed and delivered Sustainable Tourism (S.T.) related courses at Institutions of Higher Education in Paris, London, Helsinki, and Parnu, Estonia over the last 10 years. The focus of the presentation would be the S.T. con...
Author: James Holleran
Think Tank VIII
Environmental Education and Ecotourism: A Case Study o...
||5366 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
In this paper we take the standpoint that environmental education and ecotourism are highly related and depend on each other, and that ecotourism cannot be achieved without proper environmental education. Furthermore, in order to achieve qu...
Author: Mojca Arsenijevic & Marko Bohanec
Think Tank XIII
Striving for Environmental Sustainability through Soci...
||4967 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
The question how native societies cope with the increasing pressure of global values, such as sustainability, westernization and democratic institutions has been asked in the last decades (Smith, 1989; Honey, 1999; Nash, 2001; Honey, 2008). ...
Author: Peter Varga
Think Tank IX
What do sustainable tourism researchers value? An anal...
||4579 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Sustainable Tourism has emerged as a major field of specialisation within tourism and has been so pervasive that some have suggested that the field represents a fifth platform of tourism research, while others have argued that the field has...
Author: Pierre Benckendorff
Think Tank XIV
Exploring Policy, Politics and Governance through Stak...
||4026 ||Jun 27, 2014 |
This paper looks at the development of an ecotrekking industry on the Kokoda Track and demonstrates how the use of participatory methods in community based tourism can align two different “regimes of truth” (that of the community and of the ...
Author: Stephen Wearing, Paul Chatterton & Amy Reggers
Think Tank IX
Recreation Specialisation and Destination Image: A cas...
||1687 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Papua New Guinea (PNG) should be to Australia what Costa Rica and Belize are to the USA – a proximate and successful tourist destination that attracts sustainable numbers of tourists drawn to the extraordinary diversity of endemic wildlife,...
Author: Kevin Lyons, Kevin Markwell & Patricia Johnson