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dc.contributor.authorBuckley, R
dc.contributor.editorDr. David Fennell
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T12:09:15Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T12:09:15Z
dc.date.issued2003
dc.date.modified2009-09-25T04:41:46Z
dc.identifier.issn1472-4049
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/14724040308668135
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/6081
dc.description.abstractThe main defining characteristics of ecotourism fall into two categories, namely environmental inputs and environmental outputs. The inputs are the natural and associated cultural features in a particular geographic place which serve as attractions for tourists. The outputs are the net costs or benefits for the natural and social environment. Ecotourism can hence be viewed as geotourism with a positive triple bottom line. There are several advantages to this approach. (1) It clarifies the meaning of ecotourism without redefining it. (2) It bypasses the service components which are common to tourism in general, not distinctive to ecotourism. (3) It treats environmental management and interpretation as means, not ends. (4) It requires an accurate accounting of environmental and social, as well as financial, costs as well as benefits. (5) It differentiates ecotourism from tourism products with a mere veneer of green. (6) The tourism products and organisations which are generally viewed as the world's best practice in ecotourism do comply with this definition.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
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dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherChannel View Publications
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom76
dc.relation.ispartofpageto82
dc.relation.ispartofedition2003
dc.relation.ispartofissue1
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Ecotourism
dc.relation.ispartofvolume2
dc.subject.fieldofresearchHistory and Archaeology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTourism
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode21
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1506
dc.titleEnvironmental Inputs and Outputs in Ecotourism: Geotourism with a Positive Triple Bottom Line?
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environment
gro.rights.copyright© 2003 Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal website for access to the definitive, published version.
gro.date.issued2003
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gro.griffith.authorBuckley, Ralf


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