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Transforming travel : realising the potential of sustainable tourism / Jeremy Smith.

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Location: Fennell STACKS G156.5.S87 .S65 2018
Barcode: 30731101222648
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 1786394197
  • ISBN: 9781786394194
  • Physical Description: xi, 114 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why the confusion? -- Why are people getting a "bit annoyed"? -- How is the tourism industry responding? -- How can tourism excite people towards transformative change? -- Why is "transformative" different? -- What does transformation mean for tourism? -- Can we reverse climate change? -- The wood and the trees -- The transformative hotel -- The visionary industrialist -- Design waste out of your system -- The zero waste hotel -- Can a hotel reduce global warming? -- What role do carbon offsets offer towards transformation? -- What impact do offsets have on a company"s carbon emissions? -- What impacts do offsets have on global warming? -- What impacts do offsets have on sustainable development? -- Should hotels and other travel companies use them? -- How should businesses communicate their use? -- How should hotels implement carbon offset schemes? -- Can we design hotels that move beyond carbon neutrality as a goal? -- What role do guests have to play in reducing carbon emissions? -- Can we support our communities towards clean energy? -- Can we achieve zero water? -- Can hotels provide clean water to communities? -- How to move from a "waste less food" to "waste is food" mindset -- Can hotels grow their own food? -- How can hotels help guests enjoy climate friendly food? -- How can hotels promote more plant-based diets? -- Does your menu support your local community? -- Can your hotel act as a network hub? -- Stop treating staff like externalities -- Make sure your hotel is open to everyone -- Transforming tours and experiences -- If everything is there to be looked at, then shouldn't we look at everything? -- Everything changes depending upon our perspective -- Often the most revealing stories come from those we listen to least -- Rethinking the relationships between tourist and guide -- Why we have to rethink voluntourism -- How can we ensure tours have positive social impact? -- Equal means opening experiences to everyone -- Transforming places -- The difference between place and destination -- Victims of their own success -- How to ensure places flourish -- Rewilding reveal unexpected benefits -- Transforming transport -- What is the role of transport in delivering sustainable tourism? -- How can we justify the ongoing growth in aviation? -- How can tourism respond? -- How should tourism respond? -- Provide information -- Transforming communication -- How can social media transform tourism ? -- How can communication support transformative tourism? -- Transforming tourism -- Can the mainstream go circular? -- Tourism cannot be measured by standard models -- How can tourism prepare for new work patterns? -- How can tourism respond to the growth in migration? -- How will global warming change tourism? -- Will we ever reach Shambala?
Summary, etc.:
Transforming Travel combines stories from leading companies, interviews with pioneers and thinkers, along with thorough analysis of the industry's potential to make lasting, positive change. - A unique collection of case studies and stories of the most successful, inspirational, impactful and innovative travel businesses in the world. - A vital presentation of the latest research and statistics on the positive impacts and potential of transformative, sustainable tourism. - A positive and realistic vision of the scope of tourism to promote sustainable development at a time when travel and interaction with foreign cultures is facing numerous existential challenges. Written in a highly engaging style Transforming Travel presents an urgent argument for transforming tourism so it might reach its potential to promote tolerance, restore communities and regenerate habitats, while providing a vital guide for anyone looking to develop the successful sustainable tourism enterprises and destinations needed to do so.
Subject: Sustainable tourism.
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