Available online: https://www.iucn.org/content/sustainable-tourism-and-natural-world-heritage-prio [...]
Maria Ana Borges ; Giulia Carbone ; Robyn Bushell ; Tilman Jaeger ; International Union for Conservation of Nature (Gland, Switzerland)Published by: IUCN ; 2011
The aim of this study is to examine the gaps in our understanding of how tourism development affects natural World Heritage Sites in order to support the development of sustainable tourism these sites. Through an increased understanding of the risks and opportunities associated to tourism development and growth in World Heritage, this study hopes to encourage tourism development that while protecting the integrity of the site, also brings income generation opportunities for local communities associated with World Heritage Sites, offers financial and other support for the conservation of the sites, and contributes to visitors’ awareness about the values of nature.
Format: Digital (Free)
ISBN (or other code): 978-2-8317-1339-7
Tags: Environment and landscape ; Sustainable development ; Tourism Add tag