Tourism and the Environment

Regional, Economic, Cultural and Policy Issues

  • Helen Briassoulis
  • Jan van der Straaten

Part of the Environment & Assessment book series (ENAS, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

    1. Helen Briassoulis, Jan van der Straaten
      Pages 1-19
  3. Regional Issues

  4. Economic Issues

    1. Jan van der Straaten
      Pages 123-132
    2. Jan van der Straaten
      Pages 133-145
  5. Cultural Issues

  6. Policy Issues

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 375-381

About this book


There is a complex relationship between the environment and the development of tourism, which this book discusses in a thorough and informative manner. Specialists from several disciplines pay attention to the challenges of sustainable tourism, devoting their full attention to cultural, regional and policy issues. This is a revised edition that has been expanded to 22 contributions, with inclusion of the cultural element. All chapters have been updated to include new data and information added to the existing body of literature in the last 7 years. It includes new developments and new insights into the relationship between tourism and the environment. An invaluable sequel to the first edition.


Policy Rural Development development environmental protection strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Helen Briassoulis
    • 1
  • Jan van der Straaten
    • 2
  1. 1.University of the AegeanMytilini, LesvosGreece
  2. 2.Tilburg UniversityTilburgThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5385-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9584-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0929-0788
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