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The Good Alternative Travel Guide
by Mark Mann
Earthscan/Tourism Concern, London, 2002, �9.99

Compiled by Mark Mann for Tourism Concern, Europe�s leading ethical tourism organization, this updated version of The Community Tourism Guide describes hundreds of exciting holidays that benefit poor communities throughout Asia, Africa, Latin Americaa and the Pacific - with practical details for booking a holiday. ... more

Travelling Light
by Lisa Mastny
Worldwatch Institute, Washington DC, 2001

"The aftermath of September 11 has shown us how important travel and tourism are to the global economy, but also how over-dependence on tourism can devastate lives and derail economies," says Lisa Mastny, in this December 2001 Worldwatch Paper. "Now, more than ever, it is time to put issues of sustainability at the top of the global tourism agenda." ... more

Green Travel Guide
by Greg Neale
Earthscan, London, 2nd edition 1999,

A consumer guide to nature-based holidays, from repairing dry stone walls in the UK to jungle tours in South America. ... more

Ecotourism and Sustainable Development
by Martha Honey
Island Press, Washington DC, 1999, US$25.00 pb

A readable and well-researched US-based analysis of the ecotourism business with case studies of the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa. ... more

Rethinking Tourism and Ecotravel:
by Deborah McLaren
Kumarian Press, Connecticut, USA, 1997
US$21.95 / �18.50

As the subtitle implies, this is a critical look at the travel industry, particularly tourism in the South and including 'alternative travel' and ecotourism. ... more

Tourism and Sustainability:
by Martin Mowforth and Ian Munt
Routledge, UK, 1998, �22.45

One of the better introductory textbooks to the study of tourism in the South at undergraduate level, with examples and case studies mainly drawn from Central America and the Caribbean. ... more

Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Tourism
by Lesley France
Earthscan, London, 1997, �16.99

Rounds up a wide range of (mainly UK) material on sustainable tourism. ... more

Last Resorts
by P. Pattullo
Latin American Bureau/Cassel, London, 1996
�11.99 inc. p & p

Comprehensive collection and discussion of tourist codes and guidelines produced by the industry, development agencies and governments to promote responsible behaviour and practice. ... more

Preserve or Destroy?
by Jonathan Croall
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
London, 1995, �7.95 inc. p & p

Readable book about the impact of global tourism and how to manage it, with specific case studies of sustainable tourism projects in the UK and Ireland. Useful appendix of addresses. ... more

Environment and Tourism
by Andrew Holden
2000, Routledge, London and New York, �14.99

This title (part of Routledge's 'Introduction to Environment Series) considers the connections between tourism, society and the environment by examining the meaning of 'tourism' and 'environment' and giving an historical overview of the growth of tourism. ... more

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