Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management

Zeppel, Heather (2006) Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management. Ecotourism Series: no.3. CABI, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK, pp. 278-293. ISBN 9781845931247


Abstract

This volume reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the key principles of conservation and community benefits from indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses or joint ventures. It compares indigenous ecotourism in developed and developing countries and provides global case studies of indigenous ecotourism projects in the Pacific Islands, Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. The book analyses key factors and constraints for sustainable development of Indigenous ecotourism and explores the growing links between biodiversity conservation, ecotourism and indigenous rights. It will appeal to practitioners, researchers and students in ecotourism and sustainable tourism, indigenous studies, conservation, natural resource management and community development


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Additional Information: Chapter 8. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy. in eBooks.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2011 04:15
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2021 01:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: indigenous ecotourism; nature-based tourism; sustainable development
Fields of Research (2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1599 Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 159999 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services not elsewhere classified
05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1506 Tourism > 150603 Tourism Management
Fields of Research (2020): 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3599 Other commerce, management, tourism and services > 359999 Other commerce, management, tourism and services not elsewhere classified
45 INDIGENOUS STUDIES > 4503 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental knowledges and management > 450399 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental knowledges and management not elsewhere classified
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3508 Tourism > 350803 Tourism management
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): B Economic Development > 90 Commercial Services and Tourism > 9098 Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Services and Tourism > 909899 Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Services and Tourism not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18670

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