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Tourism, national parks and sustainability

Boyd, Stephen (2000) Tourism, national parks and sustainability. In: Tourism and National Parks: Issues and Implications. (Eds: Butler, Richard and Boyd, Stephen), John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, pp. 161-186. ISBN 0-471-98894-4 [Book section]

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Abstract

This chapter in the edited book explores the concept of sustainability within the context of national parks. It examines a number of issues, sustainability requires that the dual mandates of parks is adhered to, but also the importance of balance is put forward as the means to enable both mandates be met. The chapter presents detailed findings of a case study of Canada's National Park system and the challenges managers face in promoting sustainable landscapes, including ensuring protection of naturral resources and wildlife, providing recreation and tourism opportunities, issues around interpretation to name a few.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Ulster Business School > Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Ulster Business School
ID Code:29623
Deposited By: Professor Stephen Boyd
Deposited On:30 Jun 2014 12:43
Last Modified:30 Jun 2014 12:43

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