New Frontiers in Marine Tourism

Diving Experiences, Sustainability, Management

Edited by

  • Brian Garrod, University of Wales Aberystwyth, UK
  • Stefan Gossling, Associated Professor at the Department of Service Management, Lund University


Final year undergraduate and postgraduate (PhD & Masters) students; optional courses such as adventure tourism, sports tourism and marine tourism, impacts of tourism, ecotourism, special interest tourism or tourism management (as a core text or recommended reading); professionals in the tourism industry


Book information

  • Published: September 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-045357-6

Table of Contents

Section I:An Introduction to Diving Tourism1. IntroductionBrian Garrod, Stefan GösslingSection II: The diving tourism experience 2. Market segments and tourist typologies for diving tourismBrian Garrod 3. Perceptions of and interactions with marine environments; diving attractionsCarl Cater 4. Economic value of diving tourism, local income and distributionAlan White and Samonte TanSection III:Environmental, economic and social impacts of diving tourism 5. The state of coral reefs and consequences of global environmental change for diving tourism in tropical environmentsStefan Gössling, Olof Lindén 6. Vulnerability of marine mammals to diving tourism activitiesSusanna Curtin, Brian Garrod 7. Environmental management and education: the case of PADIAnna Lindgren, Jenny Reithe, Sophia Trossvik, Stefan GösslingSection IVManagement of diving tourism 8. The dive industry and social responsibility – time to catch upClaudia Townsend 9. Management issues and techniques – artificial reefs Peter van Treeck10. Attitudes to and preferences of divers toward regulationNola Barker, Callum Roberts 11. Compliance with regulations by divers and tour operatorsCarol Scarpaci 12. Managing diver impact and increasing support for conservation through educationClaudia Townsend 13. Tourist diving – injury, risk and safetyChris Coxon, Kay Dimmock, and Jeff Wilks