Geotourism is tourism surroounding geological attractions and destinations. This unique text uses a wealth of case studies to discuss the issues involved in the management and care of such attractions, covering topics such as sustainability, impacts and environmental issues.
Geotourism: Sustainability, impacts and management leads the reader logically through the process, covering both the theories involved and the practicalities of managing such 'environmentally precious' attractions.
* Looks at the challenges of management strategies and frameworks to address the provision of sustainability in areas of geological attractions, offering practical solutions.
* Uses in-depth examples and global case studies from the UK, Australia, Africa, New Zealand and the US (amongst others) to examine from international, national and local perspectives.
* Considers future directions and challenges.
"Dowling and Newsome have produced a basis for discussion and research, one which can probably be utilized by all the intended audience: academics, students, planners, industry and the likes."
-Tourism Management, 2006