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Posted: 10 July 2001

These five reports below from the UK-based Tourism Concern provide a comprehensive introduction to sustainable tourism in the South.

Tourism as Fair Trade: NGO PerspectivesAngela Kalisch (2001, Tourism Concern, £10.00 or £8.00 to members, plus £1.50 p&p in UK, £3.00 overseas)

This provides an overview of the tourism industry and discusses issues relating to international trade and tourism. It also suggests ways in which NGOs can promote sustainable and fair tourism. It contains seven case studies of NGOs promoting community-based tourism in Tanzania, Nepal, Philippines, The Gambia, South Africa, Namibia and Ecuador.

Tourism and Human RightsJean Keefe and Sue Wheat (Tourism Concern, 1998, £5.00)

Tourism and Human Rights examines tourism's impact on poor and indigenous communities living in tourism destinations.

Trading Places: Tourism as TradeA Badger, P Barnett, L Corbyn, and J Keefe. (1996, Tourism Concern , £14)

Trading Places assesses the effects of global economic policies, corporations and financial institutions on tourism in the South.

Sustainable Tourism: Moving from Theory to PracticeTim Forsyth (1996, Tourism Concern/WWF, £13.50)

This provides a survey of the British tourism industry's sustainable tourism practices.

Beyond the Green Horizon: Principles of Sustainable Tourismed. Shirley Eber (1992, Tourism Concern/WWF, £9.50)

This lists principles of sustainable tourism and examines five case studies where these principles have been adopted.


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