Managing Sustainable Tourism Resources

Managing Sustainable Tourism Resources

Debasish Batabyal (Amity University, India)
Release Date: June, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 330
ISBN13: 9781522557722|ISBN10: 1522557725|EISBN13: 9781522557739|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5772-2


Different tourism sites and destinations require different management approaches to maintain resources for both tourists and native populations. Through evaluating ongoing patterns in the industry, businesses are able to maintain an equilibrium between the local community and tourist populations.

Managing Sustainable Tourism Resources is a scholarly publication that takes an in-depth look at the different aspects of tourism as well as its impacts on cultural awareness, ecological harmony, and diversity. Additionally, it analyzes the operational functions within varying types of tourism and business strategies including women entrepreneurship, tourism in national parks and sanctuaries, and sustainable management. This book is a vital resource for entrepreneurs, policy makers, managers, economists, business professionals, academicians, and researchers seeking coverage on the management and sustainable tourism.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Awareness
  • Cruise Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Knowledge Management
  • National Parks
  • Product Diversification
  • Restaurant Industry
  • Rural Heritage
  • Sanctuaries
  • Sustainable Management
  • Women Entrepreneurship

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Debasish Batabyal is currently teaching at Amity University, Kolkata, India. Dr. Debasish regularly speaks at academic conferences around the world and shares his views on various research themes, such as sustainable tourism, tourism for economic development, relationship marketing, and services marketing. He has contributed to articles and chapters in various prestigious journals and edited books respectively at international and national levels. As a key member, he also worked with various research institutes and team members, including committee for the production of development reports by UNDP, District Gazetteer Development committee etc. He was also a guest/invited speaker in many Indian Universities and institutes of high reputes e.g. Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Sikkim Central University, Burdwan University. He has more than 10 years of experience of teaching business courses in India at several tourism-based schools globally. He participates and design various short term training courses for the academicians and industry professionals. Recently, he has completed a UNESCO sponsored MOOC from the Universita della Svizerra Italiana, Switzerland. Besides, he has authored a book: Development of Hill Tourism in Sikkim: Aspects & Challenges.