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Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability: Linking Culture and by S. F. McCool, R. N. Moisey

By S. F. McCool, R. N. Moisey

Sustainable improvement is the only most vital attention for these operating within the tourism undefined. proposing a dialogue via prime members at the affects of tourism on neighborhood tradition and the surroundings, this re-creation strikes ahead the debates in sustainable tourism, masking new destinations, techniques and views, and new case reviews offering an international outlook for a common factor.

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The common thread of these frameworks is a continuum of recreation or tourism opportunities ranging from primitive settings and experiences to developed settings and experiences. Management interventions differ according to location along the spectrum. 1 represents this continuum in the form of concentric circles, extending from a primitive core zone through an intermediate frontcountry buffer zone to an outer developed zone (Ceballos-Lascurain, 1996, p. 184). Environmental impacts of mass tourism are predominantly caused by infrastructure and facility development within the outer developed zone, where activities are often based on human-made attractions such as resorts and theme parks (Fig.

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