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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English


  • Computer network resources,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Tourism,
  • Sustainable tourism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlisha Ali and Andrew J. Frew
ContributionsFrew, Andrew J.
LC ClassificationsG156.5.S87 A43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25377069M
ISBN 109780415673174
LC Control Number2012027616

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