Sustainability in mountain tourism Perspectives for the Himalayan countries

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  • Tourist trade,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Tourism,
  • Nepal

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Recognizing the potential of mountain tourism for driving the socioeconomic growth and development of local communities, this publication presents a summary of the information generated at UNWTO’s mountain tourism events (i.e.

World Congress on Snow and Mountain and Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference), including a systematic definition of mountain tourism. The author's perspective of sustainable mountain tourism in Uttarkashi district inter-relates the assessment of tourist infrastructure facilities and problems associated with mountain tourism.

Dynamics of mountain tourism has been also discussed at meso and micro level while analyzing the tourist arrival data. Finally, this book provides the necessary orientation to the direction in which ecotourism for sustainable mountain tourism. Mountains have long held an appeal for people around the world.

This book focusses on the diversity of perspectives, interaction and role of tourism within these areas. Providing a vital update to the current literature, it considers the interdisciplinary context of communities, the creation of mountain tourism experiences and the impacts tourism has on these.

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