Responsible Tourism: Using tourism for sustainable development

Editor/Author Goodwin, Harold
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Goodfellow Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-910158-84-5
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
Table of Contents

Responsible Tourism: Using tourism for sustainable development 2nd edition is about the globally vital necessity of realising sustainable tourism. It is a hugely important challenge to those who organise and sell travel and tourism, and those who consume it.

Share this

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations and acronyms
  • Part 1: Why Responsible Tourism?
  • Preface
  • 1 What is Responsible Tourism?
  • Tourism
  • Sustainable Development: an oxymoron?
  • Sustainable Tourism is not the same as Responsible Tourism
  • The tragedy of the commons
  • Responsibility: What's in a word?
  • Krippendorf's legacy
  • The development of Responsible Tourism
  • Exercise responsibility, focus on outcomes and impacts
  • The myths about Responsible Tourism
  • 2 The Business of Responsible Tourism
  • Facing up to responsibility
  • Cultures of consumption
  • The demand for experience and authenticity
  • What of Corporate Social Responsibility?
  • The business cases
  • Opportunities and pitfalls
  • 3 Responsible Tourism in Destinations
  • Destinations
  • What is the purpose of tourism?
  • National government perspectives
  • Local governance
  • Responsible destination marketing
  • Sustainability and resilience
  • Part II: Responsible Tourism in Practice
  • Preface
  • 4 Social Responsibility
  • Defining social responsibility
  • Heritage and authenticity
  • Host/guest encounters
  • Hedonistic tourism
  • Philanthropy and volunteering
  • Child protection
  • 5 Economic Responsibility
  • Oversupply
  • All-inclusives
  • Community-based tourism
  • Poverty reduction through tourism
  • Slum tourism, shared value and the SDGs
  • Only connect
  • 6 Environmental Responsibility
  • Living in a finite world
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Other environmental issues
  • Greening businesses
  • Conservation and ecotourism
  • Sustainable tourism certification
  • Animal welfare
  • Responsible aviation
  • Please check
  • 7 What is to be done?
  • The ethic of responsibility
  • A Responsible Tourism movement?
  • What we can do
  • The next 10 years