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Zoos and Tourism free pdf Zoos are important and popular tourist attractions. Spread around the world, they are typically located in major cities, with visitation levels comparable to other major attractions. Nature-based attractions constructed in artificial settings, they face the challenge of trying to balance potentially conflicting aims of conservation, education and entertainment. The best are continually developing fresh and effective techniques on visitor interpretation and management, the worst highlight the manipulation of animals for human gratification. Taking a global approach, this book examines the problems and paradoxes of zoos as they try to balance their roles as visitor attractions while repositioning themselves as leading conservation agencies.

About Warwick Frost

Dr Warwick Frost lectures in Tourism and the Environment at La Trobe University in Australia. His research interests include natural and cultural heritage, tourist attractions and the interplay between tourism and popular culture. He also researches in Environmental History. He was the co-editor (with C. Michael Hall) of Tourism and National Parks (2009) and is a co-convenor of the biennial International Tourism and Media Conferences.

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Author : Warwick Frost
Publisher : Channel View Publications
Data Published : 01 December 2010
ISBN : 1845411633
EAN : 9781845411633
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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