9781597261265

Ecotourism and Sustainable Development, Second Edition : Who Owns Paradise?

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  • ISBN13:

    9781597261265

  • ISBN10:

    1597261262

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/4/2008
  • Publisher: Island Pr

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Summary

Ecotourism and Sustainable Developmentis the most comprehensive overview of worldwide ecotourism available today, showing how both the concept and the reality have evolved over more than twenty-five years. Here Martha Honey revisits six nations she profiled in the first editionthe Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, and South Africaand adds a fascinating new chapter on the United States. She examines the growth of ecotourism within each country's tourism strategy, its political system, and its changing economic policies. Her useful case studies highlight the economic and cultural impacts of expanding tourism on indigenous populations as well as on ecosystems.

Author Biography

Martha Honey is codirector of the Center on Ecotourism and Sustainable Development and author of Ecotourism and Certification: Setting Standards in Practice (Island Press, 2002). Previously she worked as a freelance journalist in Latin America and Africa for The Washington Post, The New York Times, the Associated Press, ABC-TV, and the BBC. She has received numerous awards for her investigative journalism.



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