Ecotourism – Second Edition


Building on the strength of the first edition, this text discusses the significance of ecotourism in the domestic and international tourist sectors.


  • Focus on best practice for planning and strategic management of ecotourism venues
  • Integrated discussion of the role of local and indigenous communities (balance,respect and knowledge) in ecotourism management
  • Inclusion of field surveys and research activities
  • Extensive use of literature from fields other than tourism studies
  • Recognition of ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ varieties of tourism