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Protecting ecotourism resources in a time of rapid economic and environmental transformation in Asia

Publications Posted on: July 07, 2010
In the Far East of Russia, similar to many places in Asia, ecotourism and the environment are in transition.

Home and away? Creating identities and sustaining places in a multicentered world

Publications Posted on: February 26, 2008
Imagine being able to 'travel the world without leaving home'. This is not the overblown promise of some high-tech, computer-generated virtual world, but the veritable promise of The World.

Back to the future? Tourism, place, and sustainability

Publications Posted on: February 25, 2008
Tourism, especially rural tourism, epitomizes the problematic elements of sustainability. On the one hand, as a service industry trading on the uniqueness of a place and region, tourism is seen as more environmentally benign than industrial production, manufacturing, extractive industries, and even agriculture.