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The report develops tools for measuring and enhancing the yield from tourism at the business, regional and national level. It clarifies the different concepts of tourism yield. Different stakeholders (operators, governments, community, researchers etc.) mean different things by ‘yield’ and this presents a barrier to communication and policy discussion.

by Larry Dwyer, Peter Forsyth, Liz Fredline, Leo Jago, Marg Deery and Sven Lundie

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This report provides a summary of the literature pertaining to the development of place attachment. In presenting an overview of the literature, the reports also focuses on the use of the concept of place attachment in the development of a proposed urban park setting, a key requirement of the study. In so doing, the report provides a list of recommendations for the use of the concept in the urban setting.

by Judi Inglis, Margaret Deery and Paul Whitelaw

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This study presents a framework for the development of social indicators to measure the impact of tourism on communities. It is a research project which emanated from the Green Globe 21 Standard that incorporates  indicators for the environmental impact of tourism and seeks to develop other indicators. The report provides the theoretical background to the concept of sustainable tourism and examines the preliminary findings of the key themes from some exploratory research.

by Liz Fredline, Margaret Deery and Leo Jago

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Wildlife tourism is big business worldwide, and is a valuable tool for nature conservation. This is a comprehensive volume on the subject, written by experts in the field and drawing on a wide range of disciplines. It covers the full scope of wildlife tourism, including zoos, wildlife watching, hunting and fishing. It provides an up-to-date review of wildlife tourism issues, and practical directions for enhancing its Triple Bottom Line sustainability. This book is essential reading for all tourism professionals, wildlife managers, recreation managers, researchers, and general readers with an interest in the role of wildlife in tourism. For a review of this title by WildWatch, go to this site – http://www.wildwatch.com/magazine/reviews.asp

by Karen Higginbottom

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Wildlife Tourism: Impacts, Management and Planning

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The aim of this summary is to provide a ‘snapshot’ of Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre (STCRC) research that informs the wildlife – tourism relationship and its management. STCRC completed a major research program to identify opportunities for wildlife tourism in Australia and to facilitate enhancement of its sustainability. After six years of research, the Wildlife Tourism Subprogram has built up an expansive range of publications and a wealth of collective knowledge, which are presented in this snapshot.

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Wildlife Tourism: Challenges, Opportunities and Managing the Future

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Reviews and evaluates involvement by Indigenous people in wildlife tourism operations across mainland Australia. Focus is on wildlife attractions that feature living wildlife in either captive or free-ranging settings that incorporate Indigenous cultural presentations.

by Sue Muloin, Heather Zeppel and Karen Higginbottom

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Indigenous Wildlife Tourism in Australia

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Indigenous Interests in Safari Hunting and Fishing Tourism in the Northern Territory

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Detailed review of tourism management issues in regard to guided sport fishing and commercial safari hunting ventures conducted on Aboriginal lands in the Top End of the Northern Territory.

by Lisa Palmer

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Host Community: Social and Cultural Issues Concerning Wildlife Tourism

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The host community is a fundamental component of any tourism system. This report looks at wildlife tourism activities that have many impacts on a host community, an important element to consider in the concept of sustainability.

by Georgette Leah Burns and Trevor Sofield

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Host Community: Social and Cultural Issues Concerning Wildlife Tourism

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The principal aim of this exploratory study is to develop and test the initial stages of a framework to assess the sustainability of marine wildlife tourism operations in Western Australia. In particular, this study uses the available research as a guide to understanding ecological, environmental, operational and social impacts of marine wildlife tourism on both marine wildlife and humans and subsequently develops a wildlife-auditing framework.

by Kate Rodger, Amanda Smith, Claire Davis, David Newsome and Philip Patterson

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