Monthly Archives: October 2012

Indian Supreme Court intervenes to assist in tiger conservation

The National Tiger Conservation Authority in India has issues new comprehensive guidelines on conservation and tourism under the 1972 Wildlife Act. §10.17 refers to tourism “Since, tourism has been happening in areas of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries which are … Continue reading

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The London Olympics: economic impact #3 – more cold reality

International visitor arrivals in August were down 5% on August 2011. Over the 3 months June to August international visitor numbers were down 7%.  This can be attributed to the weather, the Olympics (the congestion and displacement effects) or the … Continue reading

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Addressing tourism impacts in Rome

The Week edition of 6th October carries two reports from Italy: In a bid to preserve some decorum and sense of place the authorities in Rome have introduced fines of between €25 and €500 for people caught eating in the … Continue reading

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