Author Archive | Alan A. Lew

Tourism Place has a New Home

The Tourism Place Blog has a new home. It is now on the website for my journal, Tourism Geographies.  Click Here to go directly to the new Tourism Place Blog’s home. You may find that the content of the Tourism Place blog has changed. It is now more of a support site for the journal. […]

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Public and Private Sustainable Tourism: Environmental Footprints and Quality of Life

‘Sustainable development’ has been a popular conceptual framework since the World Commission on Environment and Development issued its report to the United Nations in 1987 (WCED, 1987).  Also known as the “Brundtland Report”, after the commission’s chairperson, Gro Harlmen Bundtland of Norway, its goal was to define a new approach to addressing pressing social and environmental needs […]

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Public and Private Sustainable Tourism: Environmental Footprints and Quality of Life

‘Sustainable development’ has been a popular conceptual framework since the World Commission on Environment and Development issued its report to the United Nations in 1987 (WCED, 1987).  Also known as the “Brundtland Report”, after the commission’s chairperson, Gro Harlmen Bundtland of Norway, its goal was to define a new approach to addressing pressing social and environmental needs […]

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Public and Private Sustainable Tourism: Environmental Footprints and Quality of Life

‘Sustainable development’ has been a popular conceptual framework since the World Commission on Environment and Development issued its report to the United Nations in 1987 (WCED, 1987).  Also known as the “Brundtland Report”, after the commission’s chairperson, Gro Harlmen Bundtland of Norway, its goal was to define a new approach to addressing pressing social and environmental needs […]

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Creative Resilience: The Next Sustainability for Tourism?

by Alan A. Lew – this is a brief summary of a much longer paper that I am working on ‘Sustainable development’ has really only been around as a popular conceptual framework since the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) issued its report to the United Nations in 1987 (Hall & Lew, 2009). Also […]

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Travel Tip: AirAsia’s Row 4

Warning: This is not for the superstitious! During my semester in Malaysia, I have flown on AirAsia maybe a dozen times now. AirAsia is the most successful discount airline in the world, and is a great money saver. And, I have found an *almost* guaranteed way to get a full row of seats to yourself […]

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