ISSN 1108-8931


Year 6 - Issue 68

Sponsored by: Zante Feast Discovery Holidays, Purple Valley Yoga Centre, Hana Maui Botanical Gardens, Jorth Consult Limited, Pacuare Lodge


This is a small selection of new and recent ecotourism related publications in print and electronic format.

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“Ecotourism Development – A Manual for Conservation Planners and Managers, Volume II: The Business of Ecotourism Development and Management”
Volume I is reportedly Nature Conservancy’s most frequently downloaded publication. This is the sequel (104 pages). Co-authored by our Member Ms Carol Patterson.

Muscat Declaration on Built Environments for Sustainable Tourism
Text of the declaration following the international conference on Built Environments for
Sustainable Tourism (BEST), convened in the city of Muscat, from 5 to 8 February
2005, by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman, jointly with the World Tourism
Organization (WTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization (UNESCO)

World Tourism Barometer January 2005 - Free Excerpt
The WTO World Tourism Barometer is a regular publication of the Market Intelligence and Promotion Department of WTO aimed at monitoring the short-term evolution of tourism and providing the sector with relevant and timely information.

Channel View Publications are offering free on-line access, until 31 March 2005, to their acclaimed academic tourism journals, which include the Journal of Ecotourism, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Current Issues in Tourism, International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, International Research in Geographical Environmental Education. Plenty of reading to do at:

New Books

Tourism Congestion Management at Natural and Cultural Sites
Guidebook published by the World Tourism Organisation
A range of practical recommendations from case studies, for protected area managers, to build a well-informed understanding of their places and their visitors, as well as recommendations for upgrading the operational and physical capacities of their areas, in order to handle high levels of tourism activity.
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Free Resources

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