Environment and Toursim is an introductory text about the relationships between tourism, society and the environment. The book examines the meanings of ‘tourism’ and ‘environment’ and gives a historical overview of the growth of tourism.
It discusses how the tourism industry markets physical and cultural environments, to be consumed by the tourist and the consequences of tourism on these physical and cultural environments.
1. Introducing tourism 2. Perceptions of environments for tourism and ethical issues 3. Tourism’s relationship with the environment 4.Tourism, the environment and economics 5. The environmental planning and management of tourism 6. Sustainability and tourism 7. The future of tourism’s relationship with the environment.