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Athabascan RavenTribal Tourism Development:
A Handbook for Planners

E. Resources
PART 3

 

 

BOOKS

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Church-Chmielowski, Katrina L. Tourism in Rural Alaska: A community Education Curriculum. Prince William Sound Community College, Copper Basin Campus. Northwind Prepress Anchorage, Alaska, 1998.

Honey,Martha. Ecotourism and Sustainable Development-Who Owns Paradise? Island Press,Washington DC, 1999.

Howe, Jim, Ed McMahon and Luther Propst. Balancing Nature and Commerce in Gateway Communities, 1997.

Lindberg , Kreg,Megan Epler Wood and David Engeldrum. Ecotourism, A Guide for Planners and Managers. Ecotourism Society, North Bennington Vermont, 1998.

McLaren,Deborah. Rethinking Tourism and Eco-travel,The Paving of Paradise and What You Can Do to Stop It. Kumarian Press, 1998.

Partners for Livable Places. Tourism and Communities: Process, Problems, and Solutions. Partners for Livable Places,Washington, DC, 1981.

Wood,Megan Epler. Ecotourism: Principals, Practices and Policies for Sustainability. International Ecotourism Society and the United Nations Environment Program, 2002.

TRAVEL GUIDE BOOKS

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The following books pay writers to travel to businesses to gather information about travel opportunities for their readers. Contact the publishers to let them know your community and business are interested in hosting them on their next trip to the area.

Fodors
Best Places
Lonely Planet
The Sierra Club Guide
Travel Smart
Smithsonian Guides to Natural America
Frommers
Moon Handbooks
Off the Beaten Path
Compass America Guide
Let's Go Travel Guides
Insight Guide
This Way
National Geographic Guides
Woodalls
Coleman

WEBSITES

Sustainable Northwest www.sustainablenorthwest.org
Helping build partnerships that promote environmentally sound economic development.

Department of Community and Economic Development Alaska Community and Business Development www.dced.state.ak.us/tourism/home.htm

National Outdoor Leadership School www.nols.edu Trains students in outdoor leadership skills.

Alaska Travel Industry Association www.alaskatia.org

Alaska Conservation Foundation www.akcf.org Helps lead community organization, support and collaboration for local projects.

ALASKA TOURISM ORGANIZATIONS

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Alaska Division of Tourism
P.O. Box 110801
Juneau, AK 99811-0801
(907) 465 2287

Alaska Native Tourism Council
1577 C Street, Suite 304
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 263-9971
email: avi @ ruralak.org

Alaska Visitors Association
3201 C Street, Suite 403
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 561-5733
www.alaskanet.com/visitalaska

Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association
2207 Spenard Road, Suite 201
Anchorage, AK 99503
www.awrta.org

NATIONAL TOURISM PROGRAMS

U.S. Forest Service, Cultural and Heritage Tourism
324 25th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 625-5172

American Association of Museums, Partners in Tourism:
Culture and Commerce

1572 Eye St., NW Suite 400
Washington DC, 20005
(202) 289-1818
www.aam-us.org

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATIONS

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The International Ecotourism Society
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PO Box 755
North Bennington, VT 05257
(802) 447-2121
www.ecotourism.org

Rethinking Tourism Project and Indigenous Tourism Right International
1761 Willard Street N.W.Washington, DC 20009
(202) 797-1251
RTProject@aol.com • www.tourismrights.com
Provides indigenous education and networking on tourism issues.

World Tourism Organization
Calle Captain Haya, 42
28020 Madrid Spain
(341) 567 81 00/20
www.worldtourism.com

 

 

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This material is based upon work supported by the Environmental Protection Agency Grant No. GA-97002201-1. Opinions or points of view expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Environmental Protection Agency.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

UNDERSTANDING TOURISM
Part 1

  1. General Tourism Development
  2. Eco-Tourism
  3. Cultural Tourism and Cultural Interpretation
  4. Tourism With Integrity

SUPPORTING COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Part 2

  1. Strategies For Involving The Whole Community
  2. Workshops
    Sample Workshop Agendas
  3. Conducting Surveys
  4. Follow-up
  5. Identify Your Core Group

NUTS AND BOLTS OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
Part 3

  1. Identify Where Your Community Is In The Tourism Development Process
  2. What Do You Do If The Community Doesn't Want Tourism?
  3. Tourism Management
  4. Marketing
  5. Encouraging Good Relations Between Local Businesses
  6. Supporting Local Business Development
  7. Community Beautification

 
 

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