"In providing a coherent framework for managing tourism impacts as part of a holistic planning approach, it serves as a valuable resource not only for teaching students of tourism management but also for the development of professionals already engaged in the tourism industry." – Dr Angela Kalisch, University of Gloucestershire, UK
"This book is an important addition to the field and to the resources of tourism educators and policymakers. Its examination of the complexities of tourism's impacts, the broader contexts and the elements involved result in a key text at the forefront of the study of tourism impacts." – Dr Mark Ewen, University of Hertfordshire, UK
About the Author
Michael Hall is Professor at University of Canterbury, Christchurch where he teaches social and services marketing and tourism, and Docent in the Department of Geography, University of Oulu. Co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism his research focuses on tourism, regional development, environmental history and gastronomy.
Alan A. Lew is Professor in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Recreation at Northern Arizona University where he teaches geography, urban planning and tourism development. His research focuses on tourism in China and Southeast Asia, and he is editor-in-chief of the journal, Tourism Geographies.