Guidelines for Antarctic Tourism: An Evaluation

Authors

  • Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam Malaysia
  • Rohani Mohd Shah Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1313

Keywords:

Antarctica Tourism, Tourism Operators, Environmental Effects, Tourism Guidelines

Abstract

Since Antarctic tourism has special features because of its peculiar characteristics, tourism activities need to be controlled. By using the qualitative method, this paper argues that although there are guidelines related to Antarctic Tourism, there are an increasing number of consultative parties who question whether the Antarctic environment can be adequately protected through these guidelines. The paper reveals the reasons underlying the poor governance of the guidelines and in view of the argument that Antarctic tourism regulation is still largely piecemeal, therefore, this paper concludes with suggestions to overcome the problem in order to ensure the sustainability of Antarctic tourism

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Published

2018-03-02

How to Cite

Abdullah, N. C., & Mohd Shah, R. (2018). Guidelines for Antarctic Tourism: An Evaluation. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(7), 177-182. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1313

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