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Travelers can do simple things to help make tourism more sustainable and less destructive – like planning ahead and learning about the place they’re going to.

Visit popular sites like Machu Pichu in the shoulder season or off season. Let places have time to breathe. Better yet, dump the bucket-list of “must-do” world attractions and find different locations altogether. Pegi Vail. Read more.

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Tourism based on viewing and interacting with coastal and marine wildlife is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia. This review provides a comprehensive description of the current marine wildlife tourism product in Australia.

by Alastair Birtles, Peter Valentine and Matthew Curnock

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Tourism Based on Free-Ranging Marine Wildlife

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Economics has an increasingly important role to play in the management of natural resources, including those used in wildlife tourism. Recommendations for better management of wildlife tourism, based on economic concepts, are put forward in this report.

by Derrin Davis, Clem Tisdell and Mark Hardy

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Role of Economics in Managing Wildlife Tourism

 

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

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Birdwatching is a major component of wildlife tourism and is one of the most rapidly growing pastimes in the Western world. This review attempts to provide an initial description of the characteristics of birdwatching tourism in Australia and to discern its main constraints and challenges.

by Darryl N. Jones and Ralf Buckley

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Birdwatching Tourism in Australia

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MGM Goes Green: C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett

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Bloomberg’s Jeffrey Hayzlett travels to Las Vegas to talk with the executives at MGM about their new mission to go Green. CEO Jim Murren tells Hayzlett why his casino company decided to build the largest LEED certified building in America.

Originally published as MGM Goes Green: C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett by Bloomberg.

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TripAdvisor, one of the largest online travel sites, launched a “GreenLeaders” program that ranks 2,100 U.S. hotels based on their eco-friendliness, focusing on operations more than construction. Those 2100 hotels now have something that their competitors do not. No…not a heart, but a ranking. I don’t know about you, but when I managed hotels I never wanted my competition to have an advantage that I did not and this program is free. By Ray Burger. Read more.

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