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Tourism in the Polar regions

the sustainability challenge

by J. Snyder

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Published by UNEP DTIE, The International Ecotourism Society in Paris, France, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism -- Economic aspects -- Polar regions,
  • Tourism -- Environmental aspects -- Polar regions,
  • Polar regions -- Economic conditions,
  • Polar regions -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[John Snyder]
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme, International Ecotourism Society
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139609M
    ISBN 10928072813X
    ISBN 109789280728132

    The world's polar regions are attracting more interest than ever before. Once regarded as barren, inhospitable places where only explorers go, the north and south polar regions have been transformed into high profile tourism destinations, increasingly visited by cruise ships as well as becoming accessible with direct flights. Tourism is seen as one of the few economic . "The book is an outstanding addition to the polar tourism literature. Posing some hard questions in relation to environmental and social sustainability, it provides clear answers and charts the way forward for developing tourism in these Range: £ - £

    A Review of Tourism Research in the Polar Regions issues that are largely similar in the two polar regions. Polar tourism research appears to cluster around four main areas: tourism . Introduction The polar regions and their species are regarded by many commentators as the proverbial canaries in the coal mine with respect to global environmental change (GEC), and climate change in particular (e.g. Natural Resources Defense Council ; An Inconvenient Truth ; National Wildlife Federation ; Union of Concerned Scientists ).

    Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more regular and predictable patterns of activity. Despite land-based tourism opportunities (such as adventure tourism), most tourism to the Polar Regions is ship-based and supported by air travel to gateway ports. Ship-based tourism is .


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'The book is an outstanding addition to the polar tourism literature. Posing some hard questions in relation to environmental and social sustainability, it provides clear answers and charts the way forward for developing tourism in these regions.

This is essential reading for any serious researcher, academic or practitioner.'―Format: Paperback. Polar Tourism Tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions Edited by Colin Michael Hall University of Canberra, Australia and Margaret E.

Johnston Lakehead University, Canada The world’s polar regions have witnessed rapid tourism growth in the past decade, and although this may have been a welcome economic boon, substantial questions are now being asked Author: Colin Michael Hall.

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Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle : C. Michael Hall. The Polar Times, American Polar Society 'Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions provides excellent and accessible information on Arctic and Antarctic tourism.

It has brought together an impressive list of contributors and represents important and valuable work in the polar tourism sector.'― Lorne Kriwoken, The Polar JournalCited by: Buy Tourism in the Polar Regions (): The Sustainability Challenge: NHBS, United Nations Environment Programme.

Tourism in the Polar Regions: The Sustainability Challenge. Dynamic natural events and human activities in the Polar Regions are having a significant combined impact on these fragile environments, as well as on communities in populated regions of the Arctic. Book Description.

The world’s polar regions are attracting more interest than ever before. Once regarded as barren, inhospitable places where only explorers go, the north and south polar regions have been transformed into high profile tourism destinations, increasingly visited by cruise ships as well as becoming accessible with direct flights.

Tourism and Change in Polar Regions adds to the reader's knowledge. Everything you read will fill your head with new information, and you'll never know when it might be useful. The more knowledge you have, the better equipped to solve the problems you have faced.

Routledge". Tourism in the Polar Regions | The Sustainability Challenge Foreword The rapid growth of tourism over recent decades presents both challenges and opportunities. No part of the globe. The growth of tourism in the Polar Regions presents both challenges and opportunities. Although this type of tourism may not be the world’s most popular, it is one of the fastest growing areas of tourism today.

This has led to concerns about. Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly.

The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more regular and predictable patterns of by:   Integrating theory and practice the book fully evaluates varying perspectives on polar tourism and proposes actions that could be taken by local and global management to achieve a sustainable future for polar regions and development of : Responsible tourism in the Antarctic & Arctic.

In the polar regions, responsible tourism is essential. These places are particularly vulnerable to climate change, invasive species and – in the case of the Inuit – threats to their culture. Antarctica is not owned by any country, and regulations are successfully enforced.

Concerning Polar Law issues, she has published several book chapters, journal articles and policy briefings. and Non-governmental Activities 7 Conclusion and Lessons Learnt 1Summary of Wilderness Protection Approaches in the Polar Regions Wilderness in the Polar those concerned with the Polar tourism issues; ‘Protected Areas Released on: Ap The Polar Times, American Polar Society 'Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions provides excellent and accessible information on Arctic and Antarctic tourism.

It has brought together an impressive list of contributors and represents important and valuable work in the polar tourism sector.'. Tourism in the Polar Regions | The Sustainability Challenge.

A Brief History of Polar Tourism. Nearly Two Centuries of Arctic Tourism. The Arctic has attracted tourists since the early ’s. Reviews 'The book is an outstanding addition to the polar tourism literature.

Posing some hard questions in relation to environmental and social sustainability, it provides clear answers and charts the way forward for developing tourism in these regions.

'The book is an outstanding addition to the polar tourism literature. Posing some hard questions in relation to environmental and social sustainability, it provides clear answers and charts the way forward for developing tourism in these regions. This is essential reading for any serious researcher, academic or practitioner.'―Author: Michael Lück, Patrick T.

Maher, Emma J. Stewart. The increase in cruise activities, and the associated risks of accidents, as well as the potential and actual impacts of the large numbers of tourists in the polar regions bring with it management challenges for sustainable use of these regions.

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Cruise Tourism in Arctic Canada: Navigating a Warming Climate – By E.J. STEWART, S.E.L. HOWELL, D. DRAPER, J. YACKEL AND A. TIVY Introduction Consistent with cruise-ship activity in other polar locations, the number of cruise vessels visiting the Canadian Arctic has increased substantially sincewhen the number of cruise ships doubled.change in polar regions.

Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions commences with a chapter by the editors and sets the scene for polar cruise tourism and why the book is presented in five parts.

The first part on market dimensions includes a chapter by Orams on polar yacht cruising.This book provides the first comprehensive overview of tourism in the polar regions and addresses not only the impacts of tourism on these fragile regions, but also the ways by which it may be managed and regulated.

It illustrates potential mechanisms by which tourism in environmentally sensitive and culturally unique areas can become sustainable.