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Ecotourism case studies in the United States

Alicia Pinto

Ecotourism case studies in the United States

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Published by International Ecotourism Society in Burlington, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecotourism -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Tourism -- United States -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementauthor, Alicia Pinto ; editors, Nicole Otte, Elizabeth Halpenny.
    GenreCase studies.
    ContributionsOtte, Nicole., Halpenny, Elizabeth., International Ecotourism Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16120547M

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ECOTOURISM CASE STUDIES IN THE UNITED STATES • 2 • ecotourism initiatives, what they are doing and how they have approached their diverse communities within the United States. The selection of case studies from throughout the U.S.

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It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public by: As a counterpart to the growing volume of more theoretical literature in ecotourism, this volume presents a global compilation and analysis of over real-life case studies in ecotourism, selected after an extensive screening process.

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As a large continental country with vast and diverse natural resources, the United States has a long tradition of ecotourism on public and private lands and waters from coast to coast.

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An essential reference for those interested in Ecotourism, the book is accessible to students but retains the depth required for use by.

Ecotourism and Sustainable Development is 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 Honey revisits six nations she profiled in the first edition—the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, and South.

Around the world, ecotourism has been hailed as a panacea: a way to fund conservation and scientific research, protect fragile ecosystems, benefit communities, promote development in poor countries, instill environmental awareness and a social conscience in the travel industry, satisfy and educate discriminating tourists, and, some claim, foster world peace.

Ecotourism in the United States is commonly practiced in protected areas such as national parks and nature principles and behaviors of ecotourism are slowly becoming more widespread in the United States; for example, hotels in some regions strive to be more sustainable.

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Ecotourism Sites Map. In the Center for Great Plains Studies conducted a two-phase survey of 51 naturalists in nine states with knowledge of Great Plains ecotourism; we surveyed field personnel from non-profit organizations, managers of private ecotourism companies, state agency officials, and others.

Sustainable tourism and ecotourism open new perspectives in tourism due to renewed approaches, another review of resources, other relationships between tourists and hosts. After noting the range of possibilities regarding ecotourism, the objective of this study is to highlight tourism issues in the municipality of Saint-Anne (south of Martinique) - the main tourism municipality of the : Sopheap Theng, Corina Tatar.

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Case Study of Ecotourism in Kenya – The Kimana Project Three-quarters of wildlife in Kenya can be found outside of the National Parks. A large amount of the land outside of Kenya’s National Parks is owned by the Masai Mara. Case Study: Environmental Studies al Affiliation: Case Study: Environmental Studies Significance of the Study The existence of ecotourism derives its basis on a tourism demand of approaching nature and its active use as a conservation tool in protected areas.

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This paper attempted to review existing literatures on how ecotourism serves as a strategy for nation building, as well as. book for governments and practitioners who want to develop environmentally and socially sound ecotourism practices.

It includes background data and reference sources as well as practical guidelines. Case studies illustrate how these guidelines can be applied.

The document has benefited from inputs by academia, and a broad. This book offers conceptual and practical insights into the complex interactions between ecotourism and the natural environment, with consideration given to government policy, marketing by suppliers, consumer behaviour and visitor/environmental management.

Illustrated by international case studies. opportunities that is in line with the ecotourism establishments such as transportation services, retail and consumer industries and hospitality.

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advocating for Ecotourism. 0+ active members. consisting of professional, individuals & organizations. actively participated in Ecotourism. Latest News. Ecotourism and Sustainable Development, Second Edition: Who Owns Paradise. - Ebook written by Martha Honey.

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Volume 7 of the Ecotourism Book series, edited by David B. Weaver. Chapters include both commentary and case studies addressing a range of ecotourism topics, such as community, certification, education, and marine environments.

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Paul F. Eagles. Professor. Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. N2L 3G1. Nature-based tourism is a rapidly expanding portion of the world’s travel market.

Here Honey revisits six nations she profiled in the first edition—the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, and South Africa—and 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. Ecotourism and Sustainable Development is 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 editionand#;the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, and South Africaand#;and adds a. Case studies. The purpose of ecotourism is to engage tourists in low impact, non-consumptive and locally oriented environments in order to maintain species and habitats — especially in underdeveloped regions.

While some ecotourism projects, including some found in the United States, can support such claims, many projects have failed to. This book assembles ten case studies of large and small enterprises and destinations in developed and developing nations that are pursuing innovative practices that will enhance the sustainability of their operations.

The chapters in this volume are based on primary and secondary research by the Ecotourism development and Ecotourism small. ecotourism and the economy: case study of mara & amboseli in kenya Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Tourism - Studies and Research in Tourism 5(5) June with 2, Reads.

Each of the country studies are evaluated on the basis of the seven criteria for genuine ecotourism laid out in the book's first chapter. Zanzibar's ecotourism industry ranks lowest with respect to Honey's ecotourism criteria while South Africa's ranks highest.

Surprisingly, the United States scores lower than South Africa and Costa : Michael L. Dougherty. This book presents a global compilation and analysis of over case studies in ecotourism. It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public parks. The case studies range from the world's best models to test cases, small to large, unique to representative.

As a counterpart to the growing volume of more theoretical literature in ecotourism, this volume provides a global compilation and analysis of real-life case studies in ecotourism. It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public : Ralf Buckley.

Ecotourism and Sustainable Development, originally published inwas among the first books on the subject. Her useful case studies highlight the economic and cultural impacts of expanding tourism on indigenous populations as well as on ecosystems.

organized the first-ever conference on ecotourism in the United States, little Brand: Island Press. Conservation narratives and the "received wisdom" of ecotourism: case studies from Costa Rica Conservation narratives and the "received wisdom" of ecotourism: case studies from Costa Rica Campbell, Lisa M.

Ecotourism can be considered to be the `dictated solution' of a conservation counter-narrative that calls for both sustainable use of wildlife and community-based. a discussion of ecotourism as an ethical or responsible form of tourism; approximately new references.

It includes case studies and considers the perspectives of many adjacent fields, including geography, economics, business, philosophy, biology, and environmental studies.5/5(1). Protected Area Tourism and Regional Economic Impact - The Case of Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal: PHP: 07/ DOLOGLOU, Natali & Vicky KATSONI: Ecotourism in Protected Areas, A Literature Review: PDF: 03/ SARKAR, Sudipta Kiran: Urban Ecotourism Destinations and the Role of Social Networking Sites; A Case of Kuala Lumpur: PDF: 03/ by expatriates from the United States, rather than local people.

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subsistence farms, and remittances from relatives working in the United States. Local facilities include homestays (bed and breakfasts), small bars and restaurants, and guides who take visitors to view manatees, sea turtle nesting sites and other natural attractions.

by providing Cited by: Ecotourism is defined as "responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people." Many see it as a panacea for developing nations -- a source of clean development that can bring wealth to rural communities while simultaneously helping to preserve pristine environments.

But has the reality lived up to the promise?Reviews: 2.