Making the most of protected areas means considering visitor needs and aligning these with the management and conservation values of the area.
In-depth analysis and planning for the development of tourism in natural areas is required prior to investment in development. For more information on the tourism development in natural areas please see ‘Protection of the Natural Environment’ in the Destination Development section. The Sustainable Tourism Research Centre has an extensive body of research on development and management in protected areas which discussed in further detail in the dedicated ‘Parks and Culture’ section of the portal.
This technical report concludes a project supported by Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre aimed at reviewing and developing methodology to place an economic value on tourism to Australian national parks and protected areas. In particular this project had a focus ...
The objective of this report is to provide a framework for the sustainable development of the travel and tourism industry in the APEC region, through public/private partnerships, and to deliver a sustainability strategy for tourism destinations.
In Australia, the need for partnerships and their potential contribution to sustainable tourism has been identified in a number of recent reports. This project aimed to identify the features involved in developing, fostering and maintaining partnerships among those involved in ...
This document profiles key STCRC research in the field of tourism and protected area management from 2005 to October 2008. The aim of this summary is to provide a ‘snapshot' of research that informs the parks-tourism relationship and its management. ...
The aim of this report is to describe a selection of successful partnerships between commercial tourism and protected area managers, and to identify the advantages of expanding such partnerships.
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