Tourism and ecosystems services are interdependant and face unique challenges. This book explores the challenges faced by destinations regarding the management and restoration of their ecosystem services.

Responding to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, this book offers unique management solutions based on best practices from Europe, America, Asia, Africa, Indonesia and island destinations. The management techniques and strategies proposed are adaptive in nature, and they are meant to protect and sustain natural and cultural ecosystem services utilized by the tourism industry.

Drawing from a rich collection of international case studies, the book adopts a user-friendly pedagogic approach, while seeking to be an essential future reference to scholars, researchers, academics and industry practitioners, destination management organizations and restoration agencies.

part I|8 pages


chapter 1|6 pages


Status of the Tourism Ecosystem Services: Marking More Realities

part II|68 pages

Management of Natural Ecosystem Services

part IV|59 pages

Ecosystems Services and Sustainable Tourism Development

chapter 8|18 pages

Ecosystems Services for Urban Destination Development

Potential for Sustainability

chapter 9|19 pages

Next-Practice Platforms as an Enabler of Sustainable Tourism Destination Management

Perspectives from an Asian Chain Hotel's Sustainability Journey

chapter 10|20 pages

Ethical Consumption of Ecosystem Services in Tourism

A Jurisprudence Approach

part V|92 pages

Management of Tourism Ecosystems Services Post-Pandemic

chapter 12|20 pages

Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Tourism and Public Transport

Challenges and Prospects from Malaysia

chapter 13|12 pages

Post COVID-19 through Special Interest Tourism

Perspectives for South Africa and Zimbabwe

chapter 14|11 pages

The Impact of COVID-19 on Cultural Ecosystem Services Nexus

A Vulnerability Assessment of Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

chapter 15|16 pages

Restoration of Ecosystems Services in Post-COVID-19 Kenya

A Cost–Benefit Analysis of Green Financing

chapter 16|15 pages

When the Music's Over

Destination Ecosystem Services – Post-Pandemic Solutions and Challenges

part VI|113 pages

Global Case Studies

chapter 17|16 pages

The Contribution of Whale Watching to Conservation in Marine-Protected Areas

The Example of Bahía De San Antonio, Patagonia

chapter 18|19 pages

Marketing of Tourism Ecosystem Services in Times of Uncertainty

Lessons from a Health Tourism Destination in Poland

chapter 19|19 pages

Understanding the Cultural Ecosystem Service of Heritage Tourism

The Case of Jatiluwih Heritage Tourism

chapter 21|20 pages

Tourism Ecosystem Services for MSMEs Post-COVID

The Case of Mauritius

part VII|6 pages


chapter 23|4 pages

Reflections and Conclusion

Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services Post Pandemic – Looking Ahead