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Balancing Development and Sustainability in Tourism Destinations

Proceedings of the Tourism Outlook Conference 2015

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This book contains 35 papers from the Tourism Outlook Conference held in Lombok, Indonesia in July 2015. The book presents comprehensive discussions on sustainability in the tourism industry. It includes research on various constituents of the tourism sector and analyses of each of them from a sustainability standpoint. Case studies that are global in nature are presented to show how sustainable applications can be used and how concerns can be addressed. The book is a response to rapid change in contemporary tourism trends brought about by global economic and social forces such as development pressures, population growth, major resource extraction, industrial fishing, global climate change and steadily rising sea levels. Balancing Development and Sustainability in Tourism Destinations serves as a platform for students and educators, government agency employees, hospitality and tourism industry practitioners, public and private land managers, community development workers, and others interested in identifying practical solutions, charting new directions, and creating opportunities for sustainable tourism development.


Titel: Balancing Development and Sustainability in Tourism Destinations
Autoren/Herausgeber: Akhmad Saufi, Imanuella R. Andilolo, Norain Othman, Alan A. Lew (Hrsg.)
Ausgabe: 1st ed. 2017

ISBN/EAN: 9789811017186

Seitenzahl: 409
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Dr. Akhmand Saufi is interested in tourism issues particularly related to community empowerment, community participation, tourism entrepreneurship, and small-scale tourism enterprises. He received his PhD in 2013 from Griffith University, Australia, with a thesis titled "Understanding host community's experiences in establishing and developing small tourism enterprises in Lombok, Indonesia". Dr. Saufi published "Inhibitors to host community participation in sustainable tourism development in developing countries" in the Journal of Sustainable Tourism in 2014. At the same time, he participated as an editor in an International Green Tourism Symposium organised by Mataram University in Lombok. Also, in 2014, one of his research projects resulted in the development of the "Master Plan of Lombok Sustainable Tourism Development, 2015 - 2019". His current research is focusing on the development of "Halal Tourism" in Lombok, Indonesia.Imanuella R. Andilolo has a background is in international business with specialization in business law. Her research focus is primarily in the area of tourism with and emphasis on marketing and management aspects. ASEAN has been her major area of research interest, especially with the formation of ASEAN Community 2015, on which she wrote a review of ASEAN Tourism Marketing StrategiesDr. Nor'ain Othman is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. She has more than 10 years working experience as an assistant director in Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board and joined UiTM in 1993. She was the former Deputy Dean (Research and Industry Linkages) and her research focuses on tourism management, tourism marketing, event management, heritage tourism and Islamic tourism. She has published in a number of articles at international journal, chapter in books and presented papers at local and international conferences. She is the vanguard researcher for the university under the Center of Research Excellent: Humanity and Quality of Life.Dr. Alan. A. Lew is a Professor in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Recreation at Northern Arizona University where he teaches courses in geography, urban planning and tourism development. Dr. Lew's research interests focus on tourism in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in Southeast Asia and East Asia, with topics covering community tourism planning, tourist movements, sustainable tourism, heritage tourism, tourism geography. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at the Universiti Teknologi MARA in Sabah, Malaysia, a Research Fellow at National Donghua University in Taiwan, and an External Examiner at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Lew has authored over 80 articles and book chapters and has published several books, including Understanding and Managing Tourism Impacts: An Integrated Approach (2009), Tourism Geography, 3rd edition (2014), and World Regional Geography, 2nd edition (2015). He is the founding editor-in-chief of the journal, Tourism Geographies and is a Fellow of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism. - Newsletter
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