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SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE TOURISM : TRENDS, PRACTICES AND CASES: Book by MANHAS PARIKSHAT SINGH

SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE TOURISM : TRENDS, PRACTICES AND CASES

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ISBN: 9788120345645    Publisher: PHI LEARNING PVT. LTD. Year of publishing: 2012     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 352        Language: English
Tourism is one of the most dynamic and challenging industries across the globe. Since tourism is a multi-dimensional service industry, it becomes a responsibility of national and local governments, private...Read more
Tourism is one of the most dynamic and challenging industries across the globe. Since tourism is a multi-dimensional service industry, it becomes a responsibility of national and local governments, private sectors and voluntary organizations to make it more sustainable and responsible for minimizing negative environmental, social and cultural impacts and generating greater economic benefits for local residents. Moreover, it has become an immediate need to conserve natural and cultural heritage for the maintenance of the world's diversity.

The present anthology, divided into three sections and comprising 16 chapters, addresses the need of sustainable and responsible tourism. It provides vibrant insights into the latest trends and practices followed in the industry for the sustenance of tourism. The book emphasizes the potential of tourism in upgrading national economy and social well-being of host communities. Besides, it focuses on the areas of important concerns which require critical attention, such as visitor impact management, tourism destination management, community involvement for tourism sustenance and the threat of climatic change on biodiversity and tourist destination.

The book also guides readers towards new horizons of tourism arena related to sustainability and responsible tourism practices. This book will be of great interest to the students of hospitality and tourism management. Besides, it will prove to be of great use to policy makers, stakeholders, tourism educators and researchers.
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About the author: MANHAS PARIKSHAT SINGH
pitality & Tourism Management, University of Jammu, J&K, India. He is also a Visiting Professor at Graduate School of Business, ESAN University, Lima,... Read more
pitality & Tourism Management, University of Jammu, J&K, India. He is also a Visiting Professor at Graduate School of Business, ESAN University, Lima, Peru.

He is founding editor of International refereed journal, Global Partners in Education Journal, Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Management and Sustainability and Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education (JHTE) of International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).

Dr. Manhas is aligned with World Centre for Excellence in Destinations (CED), a UNWTO supported organization providing consultancy to the Destinations worldwide. He is a Board member of the Asia Pacific Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (APacCHRIE) as Area Consultant--Indian Subcontinent. He is also Coordinator of Global Understanding Course at University of Jammu being conducted in collaboration with East Carolina University, USA. He has contributed more than 50 research papers in reputed journals, and has authored chapters/articles in Edited Books and Conference Proceedings.
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