CONTENTS:- Preface; Antarctic Tourists, Wildlife and the Environment: Attractions and reactions to Antarctica; Setting Tourism targets for an Emerging destination: The interface between; Ecological carrying capacity in destinations: A conceptual approach; The cultural turn in leisure and tourism studies; Impact of tourism on environment in Garhwal Himalaya: A critical assessment; Media images and managing behaviour amongst nature nature based tourists; Tourism, Environment and sustainable development: An environmental economics perspective; Spirituality, Authenticity, nature: The art of Eco-tourism in aboriginal Australia; Bodies and ecotourism studies: A case study from Thailand; Commodification of Tourism in Twenty-First century: A case of Garhwal, India; Evaluation of Congress tourism development in the world and in Turkey; Planning for sustainable Tourism development: Guiding value and impacts; Nature based tourism and the valuation of its environmental resources: Economic and other aspects;
The Phenomenon of sustainable tourism is possible if proper attention is paid towards the protection of environment and ecology depending on the kind attitude of people towards nature. Greenery or greening tourism is the utmost need of the day to same the nature and mother earth. In vast Himalayan range there are frequent landslides, earthquakes do occur in the tourist zones because the imbalance in nature. The present book 'Tourism, Environment and Ecology' is perhaps the first study containing research papers and studies from eminent world expert from the field of biodiversity, conservation, ecology, environment, sustainable development, tourism and tourism economics.