How can destinations effectively tackle rapid tourism growth? The experience of Macau
The strategic question for this ebook is: how can communities manage rapid tourism growth? The question is inspired by the recent experience of Macao, a Special Administrative Region of China that counts among the smallest city states in the world, and its formidable efforts to manage high impact tourism growth and its ramifications on the fabric of society. As well as a perceptible mounting opposition among communities around the world to further growth in high impact tourism.
- Back from the brink: social transformation and developing tourism in post conflict Medellin, Colombia,Conclusion: managing rapid tourism growth,Cultural heritage management under tourism pressure,How can communities manage rapid tourism growth? The experience of Macao and other destinations,Mega infrastructure developments in Macao in light of increasing tourism and regional mobility a review,Protecting the survival of local SMEs during rapid tourism growth: ongoing lessons from Macao,Redesigning historic cities facing rapid tourism growth—the case of Macao’s World Heritage centre and San Ma Lou Avenue,Reflections on the theme issue outcomes,Residents’ quality of life and visitors’ quality of experience—Revisiting tourism carrying capacity in Macao,The impacts of casino tourism development on Macao residents’ livelihood,The problem of rapid tourism growth—an overview of the strategic question