Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas Guidelines for Planning and Management

  title={Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas Guidelines for Planning and Management},
  author={Paul F. J. Eagles and Stephen F. Mccool and Chris Haynes and Adrian Phillips},
The main purpose of these Guidelines is to assist protected area managers and other stakeholders in the planning and management of protected areas, visitor recreation and the tourism industry, so that tourism can develop in a sustainable fashion, while respecting local conditions and local communities. A key message is the importance of managing resources and visitors today, so that tomorrow’s visitors can also experience quality sites, and the conservation values that these places… 
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