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Niche Tourism by
Call Number: G155.A1 N5 2005
Publication Date: 2005-02-22
Provides an integrated picture of speciality/niche tourism as a whole looking at both the 'macro' and 'micro' niche area. This book contains a comprehensive theoretical framework, and discusses initiatives, policies and strategies adopted internationally.
Patients with Passports : medical tourism, law and ethics by
Call Number: Business Library: K3607 .C64 2015
Publication Date: 2014-11-12
This work provides the first comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of medical tourism. Medical tourism is a growing multi-billion dollar industry involving millions of patients who travel abroad each year to get health care. Some seek legitimate services like hip replacements and travel to avoid queues, save money, or because their insurer has given them an incentive to do so. Others seek to circumvent prohibitions on accessing services at home and go abroad to receive abortions, assisted suicide, commercial surrogacy, or experimental stem cell treatments.
Tourism Ethics by
Call Number: G155.A1F373 2006 Online
Publication Date: 2006-01-23
Tourism Ethics applies moral concepts and issues to some of the most vexing tourism dilemmas of the day, through foundational research from many disciplines including biology, psychology, anthropology, geography and philosophy. Areas of emphasis include sex tourism, all-inclusives, ecotourism, justice, rights, deontology and teleology.
Transformational Tourism by
Call Number: G155.A1 R463 2013
Publication Date: 2013-05-20
Transformational Tourism deals with the important issue of how travel and tourism can change human behavior and have a positive impact on the world. The book focuses on human development in a world dominated by post-9/11 security and political challenges, economic and financial collapses, as well as environmental threats; it identifies various types of tourism that can transform human beings, such as educational, volunteer, survival, community-based, eco, farm, extreme, religious, spiritual, wellness, and mission tourism.
Michigan Agricultural Tourism Local Zoning Guidebook and Model Zoning Ordinance Provisions
This guide was developed by the Michigan Agricultural Tourism Advisory Commission, created by the state to study the impact of local zoning on agricultural tourism businesses. The guidebook explains the importance of zoning that allows for agricultural tourism. It defines the term and lists the benefits of these uses. The guide lists and describes a number of different agricultural tourism business types. It offers model zoning ordinance provisions to help local governments address agricultural tourism by incorporating some or all of the recommended language within an existing zoning code.
Pure Michigan Beer? Tourism, Craft Breweries, and Sustainability
Lorr M.J. (2018) Pure Michigan Beer? Tourism, Craft Breweries, and Sustainability. In: Slocum S., Kline C., Cavaliere C. (eds) Craft Beverages and Tourism, Volume 2. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
Agritourism - American Planning Association
From this page you can search for resources that provide background, policy guidance, and examples of local plan recommendations and zoning standards for agritourism from across the country. And you can filter these search results by various geographic and demographic characteristics.
Bali: They paved paradise by
Call Number: DMC: G155.I5 T47 2012 VideoDVD
Publication Date: 2013
Young Balinese are angry about the cultural and environmental impact of millions of international visitors and the staggering hotel and commercial construction that's gobbling up their island. So they're mobilizing. This program looks at the groundswell of sentiment that wants to steer Bali away from being a playground filled with raucous bars and clubs and a colossal receptacle for the garbage and detritus that millions of tourists generate.
We always lie to strangers by
Call Number: Rovi: AD2 D0160698 VideoDVD
Publication Date: 2014
Looks at the music culture of Branson, Missouri, steeped in the tradition of mountain music and the idea of family-friendly entertainment. Examines the tourism that the town's music industry brings and the conservative values of its citizens.
Amazon Interactive: The Ecotourism Game
In this game, you can try your hand at developing an ecotourism project in the Amazon. Can you make ecotourism sustainable? Good luck!
The Code (short for “The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism”) is an industry-driven responsible tourism initiative with a mission to provide awareness, tools and support to the tourism industry in order to prevent the sexual exploitation of children.
Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
Adopted in 1999 by the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, its acknowledgement by the United Nations two years later expressly encouraged UNWTO to promote the effective follow-up of its provisions. Although not legally binding, the Code features a voluntary implementation mechanism through its recognition of the role of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE), to which stakeholders may refer matters concerning the application and interpretation of the document.
Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
GSTC establishes and manages global sustainable standards with the aim of increasing sustainable tourism knowledge and practices among public and private stakeholders. At the heart of this work are the GSTC's Sustainability Criteria. There are two sets of GSTC Criteria: Destination Criteria (GSTC-D) and Hotel & Tour Operator Criteria (GSTC-H&TO). These are the guiding principles and minimum requirements that any tourism business or destination should aspire to reach in order to protect and sustain the world’s natural and cultural resources, while ensuring tourism meets its potential as a tool for conservation and poverty alleviation. Sustainability is imperative for all tourism stakeholders and must translate from words to actions.
The aim of this Green Passport site is to introduce you, the potential traveler, to some of the things you can do to help make tourism a sustainable activity, by which we mean an activity that is not only respectful of the environment but that is also good for the economic and social development of the communities that will be your hosts.
The Impacts of Tourism by Glenn Kreag
20 pg. pdf, Publication Number: T 13, Minnesota Sea Grant. 2001.
International Centre for Responsible Tourism
The ICRTs endorse the concept of Responsible Tourism as defined in the Cape Town Declaration, andensure that all activity is consistent with the spirit of the Declaration. Responsible Tourism cannot be reduced to the green agenda; in all its activities the triple bottom line and the ethic of responsibility will be addressed.
Sustainable Tourism Online
Sustainable Tourism Online is a comprehensive online information resource delivering substantial research, data and tools within three main sustainability themes – Destinations and Communities, Business Operations and Parks, and Culture. It also offers relevant information and knowledge on broader sustainability themes. Sustainable Tourism Online has been developed by Australia’s Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre (STCRC) to support sustainable policy, planning and practice in the sector.
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
UNWTO is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide. UNWTO encourages the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, to maximize tourism’s socio-economic contribution while minimizing its possible negative impacts, and is committed to promoting tourism as an instrument in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), geared towards reducing poverty and fostering sustainable development worldwide.
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
WTTC is the forum for business leaders in the Travel & Tourism industry. With Chief Executives of some one hundred of the world's leading Travel & Tourism companies as its Members, WTTC has a unique mandate and overview on all matters related to Travel & Tourism. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world's largest industries, supporting 277 million jobs and generating 9.8 per cent of world GDP.