Publisher description for Environment and tourism / Andrew Holden.

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Environment and Toursim is an introductory text about the relationships between tourism, society and the environment. The book examines the meanings of 'tourism' and 'environment' and gives a historical overview of the growth of tourism. It discusses how the tourism industry markets physical and cultural environments, to be consumed by the tourist and the consequences of tourism on these physical and cultural environments.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Tourism -- Environmental aspects.
Tourism -- Economic aspects.
Tourism -- Social aspects.