CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction; 2. State of the World's protected areas at the end of the Twentieth century; 3. A new vision for protected areas; 4. Tourism in protected Areas; 5. Economic Values of protected Areas; 6. World park congress recommendation; 7. The Economic of Tourism in protected Areas; 8. Protected Areas, Biodiversity and conservation; 9. Protected Areas, Categories and management objectives; 10. Managing the challenges of Tourism in protection areas; 11. Human resources planning for tourism in protected Areas; 12. The European character for sustainable tourism in protected Areas;
Tourism emerged as the largest global industry of the 20th century. In the new millennium global economy will be governed by technology, telecommunication and tourism. Tourism has potential to create the maximum number of jobs. According to an assessment, in India alone, 100 million additional jobs will be created by the tourism industry in the next 25 years. It helps to earn valuable foreign exchange.