Sustainability of Tourism: Cultural and Environmental Perspectives
Editor: Metin Kozak and Nazmi Kozak
Date Of Publication: Sep 2011
The subject of sustainability has become central to the discussion of how to succeed in the stable development of the tourism industry, due to the uncontrollable nature of supply and demand over the past few decades. Thus, this book examines policies and practices associated with the introduction of various methods in order to maintain sustainable tourism development. The list of policies and practices is based on a selection of the most recent topics, providing many real-world examples and cases in relation to culture and nature-based environmental issues, representing both individual businesses and tourist destinations with an international focus, namely Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Portugal, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, and the USA. Structured with 15 chapters altogether, the principles and guidelines discussed apply equally to different product levels in tourism such as museums, cities, regions, and countries. This volume is intended as a supplementary textbook for further reading. The editors believe that the book will gain attention from colleagues worldwide because of relevant educational courses on sustainable tourism, environmental tourism and cultural heritage management.
Metin Kozak is Professor of Tourism in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey. He holds both Master’s and PhD degrees in Tourism Management and Marketing. His research focuses on consumer behavior, benchmarking, destination management and marketing, and Mediterranean tourism. He acts as the co-editor of Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research.
Nazmi Kozak is Professor of Tourism in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Anadolu University, Turkey. He gained both his Master’s and PhD degrees in the area of Tourism Management. His research activities focus on tourism marketing and bibliometrics. He is the editor of Anatolia: Turizm Araştırmaları Dergisi and the co-editor of Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research.
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