|Title of host publication||The Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 12 May 2008|
Marine tourism has become one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism industry. With the increased use of marine environments comes the need for informed planning and sustainable management as well as for the education and training of planners, managers and operators. Combining the disciplines of marine scientists and tourism researchers, this encyclopedia will bring together the terms, concepts and theories related to recreational and tourism activities in marine settings. Entries range from short definitions to medium and long articles.