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Publications and Reports by Tourisk Inc. Staff
(most recent first)


*academically refereed publications shown with an asterisk

Note: In addition to these publications, Tourisk staff are authors of over 200 conference papers, keynote addresses and public presentations presented in more than forty countries.. addressing topics of sustainable development, environmental management, sustainable tourism, training methods, geographic research methods and agricultural economics. The written texts and/or PowerPoint visuals for many of these presentations are also available on request.

"Monitoring Tourism in Island Destinations: The Role of Indicators and Performance Measures." Journal of Sustainable Tourism (accepted for 2011 publication)*

"Impacts of Cruising", Chapter 1.4 In M. Vogel, A. Papathanassis and B. Wolber, The Business and Management of Ocean Cruises. Wallingford UK, CABI. 2012.*

"Carrying Capacity and Water Limits: Can Canada Learn from Emerging Best Practice in Water Poor Communities in Developing Nations?" In Watershed, Canadian Association for the Club of Rome, Ottawa, 2010. pp. 12-19.*

Barriers and Opportunities for Delivery of Sustainable Solutions: Lessons from the Field. (Keynote Address to the OECD Conference on Potential Environmental Benefits of Nanotechnology: Fostering Safe Innovation-Led Growth. 15-17 July 2009 Paris, France. [Available Online - click here to proceed to Downloads]

Final Report: Sustainable Tourism Indicators and Destination Management: Proceedings of the National Workshop. Tagbilaran City Bohol Philippines, 15-18 October 2007. (T. Manning, Gabor Vereczi and Alex Macatuno) . Madrid 2008. [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Indicators of Sustainable Tourism for Jeddah/Obhur Saudi Arabia, UN World Tourism Organization, Madrid, 2006. (64p)( T. Manning and Gabor Vereczi) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Indicators of Sustainable Development for Tourism in Yangshuo China, World Tourism Organization, Madrid, 2005. (Ted Manning, Margo Manning, Qiu Ji-qin and Gabor Vereczi) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Indicators and Risk Management in the context of Tsunami Recovery, Phuket, Thailand May 2005, (Ted Manning, Margo Manning and Gabor Vereczi) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Indicators of Sustainable Development for Tourism Destinations,(Ted Manning, Margo Manning lead author and editor) Madrid, World Tourism Organization, 2004 (507pp) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Indicators for Chaguraramas Trinidad. Port of Spain Trinidad, Association of Caribbean States and World Tourism Organization 2004. (Ted Manning, Gisela Diaz, Alfredo Norman and Margo Manning) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

“Indicators and Risk Management for Ecotourism Destinations”, (Ted Manning) In Diamantis, Dimitrios, Ecotourism, London, Thomson Learning, 2004, pp 73-88.*

Indicators for the Sustainable Development of Tourism in Cyprus, Report of the World Tourism Organization Mission to Cyprus, March 19-31 2003, Tourisk Inc. Ottawa, 2003. (T. Manning and M. Manning) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

A Canadian Case Study Relating to Measurement Relating to Tourism and Ecotourism: The Case of Northern Cape Breton, Ottawa, Canadian Tourism Commission and Parks Canada , 2003 (in press) (T. Manning , Gordon Clifford and Stacey Prieur)

Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Indicators for the Islands of the Mediterranean, Kukljica, Island of Ugljan, Croatia, 21-23 March 2001. Madrid, (T. Manning, G. Clifford, Z. Klaric, and G. Vereczi) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Indicators for the Sustainable Management of Tourism: Beruwala, Sri Lanka, World Tourism Organization, Madrid, 2000. (54pp), (T. Manning, G. Clifford and M. Manning) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

"Planning Sustainable Tourism Destinations," Journal of Tourism Recreation Research, Jubilee Volume 2000: 25, No. 2 pp. 3-14.( T. Manning and D. Dougherty)

"Capacidad de Carga: Perspectiva del Desarollo de un Turismo Sustentable." (Carrying Capacity for Sustainable Tourism) in Catedra sobre turismo, Fundacion Miguel Aleman, Cd. De Mexico, 1999, pp 99-110. (T. Manning)

"Indicators of Tourism Sustainability," in Tourism Management, Volume 20, No. 2, April 1999, pp 179-182. (T. Manning)

Taller Sobre Indicadores de Turismo Sostenible para el Caribe y Centroamérica: Informe Final, Cozumel, Mexico, Mayo 1999. (67pp) , Organizacion Mundial del Turismo, Madrid, 1999. (T. Manning, M. Hanna , M. Manning and G. Vereczi) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Indicators for Eastern and Central Europe, February 1999, Keszthely (Lake Balaton) Hungary. World Tourism Organization, Madrid, 1999. (44pp) (T. Manning, G. Clifford) [Available on the UNWTO website - click here]

Governance for Tourism: Coping with Tourism in Impacted Destinations. Toronto, Foundation for International Training, 1998. (T. Manning, S. Prieur) [Available Online - click here to proceed to Downloads]

"Planning Tourism in Sensitive Ecosystems." In Singh, T.V., Tourism Development in the Critical Environments. Centre for Tourism Research and Development, Lucknow, India. 1998. Ch. 1, pp. 1-21. (D. Dougherty, T. Manning)

What Tourism Managers Need to Know: A Practical Guide to the Development and Use of Indicators of Sustainable Tourism. Madrid, World Tourism Organization 1997, (T. Manning, . G. Clifford, D, Dougherty and M. Ernst)

"Sustainable Mountain Destinations - Applying Agenda 21 to the Tourism Sector." Annali della Fondazione, Fondazione Courmayeur, Centro Internazionale su Diritto, Società e Economia., Courmayeur, Italia, 1996. (T. Manning)

"Carrying Capacity and Environmental Indicators, What Tourism Managers Need to Know," World Tourism Organization News, No 2, May/June 1996, 9-12. T, (Manning)

"Tourism: Where are the Limits?" in Ecodecision Spring 1996:35-39. (reprinted in Heritage Magazine [Zambia, 1997] and in Spanish in Ambiente y Desarollo [Chile, 1996] (T. Manning)

"International Project to Renew Black Sea Tourism," in Canada-Ukraine Monitor, Vol 4 No. 1, 1996: 48-9. {T. Manning and M. Manning)

Sustainable Tourism in Black Sea Coastal Zones, World Tourism Organization, 1996. (T. Manning and M. Manning)

"Tourism in Sensitive Ecosystems," in Asia Tourism - Towards New Horizons, Final Report of the World Tourism Organization Asian Tourism Conference, Islamabad Pakistan, 1995: 91-117. (T. Manning)

"Sustainable Tourism: Preserving the Golden Goose." in Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly (1995) 29-42. (T. Manning and D. Dougherty)

Pilot Study on Indicators for the Sustainable Management of Tourism: Villa Gesell and Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. Secretaria de Turismo Argentina and World Tourism Organization, 1995. (also available in Spanish) (T. Manning and M. Manning)

"Tourism and Sustainable Community Development" (keynote address), in M. Staite and R. Wong(eds) Tourism and Sustainable Community Development, Proceedings, Travel and Tourism Research Association, Canada, St. John=s Newfoundland, 1995:2-16. (T. Manning)

"Carrying Capacity for Sustainable Tourism" World Conference on Peace through Tourism, Montreal, 1994. (T. Manning)

"Planning Sustainable Tourism," World Tourism Organization, Madrid Spain. (proceedings of the Maldives seminars on Sustainable Tourism /Development for South Asian Nations,) 1993. (T. Manning}

"Planning Tourism in Sensitive Ecosystems" 1993, First Circumpolar Ecotourism Conference, Tromso, Norway. (T. Manning)

"Managing Tourism's Future in the Face of Climatic Change", A Regional Response to Global Climatic Change: New England and Eastern Canada - Proceedings. University of Maine, 1993. (134-137) (T. Manning)

Canada's Report on Government Initiatives in Support of Sustainable Tourism. Prepared for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for tourism, 1992. (T. Manning and T. Lobsinger)

Challenges to the Tourism Sector in the Coming Decade, Challenge Statement Produced from the 1992 Globe'92 Tourism Stream, Vancouver, 1992. (Manning et.al.)

Indicators of Sustainable Tourism: Towards a Global Working Set, Madrid, World Tourism Organization, 1992. (T. Manning)

A Review of UNCED Agenda 21 Issues: Potential Impact on the Global Tourism Industry, 1992. Prepared for the Canadian tourism industry consultations and for the World Tourism Organization Environment Committee. (T. Manning and T. White-Lobsinger)

"Renovating Governance: Lessons from Sustainable Development," Optimum 1998: 28(3): 28-35. (T. Manning, G. Clifford, T.D. Dougherty, and D. Jolette)

Balancing the Scale: Integrating Environmental and Economic Assessment (ed.) Toronto, Foundation for International Training, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, and Consulting and Audit Canada. 1995. (co editors: T. Manning, Barry Sadler and John Dendy).

"Tourism and Sustainable Community Development" (keynote address), in M. Staite and R. Wong (eds) Tourism and Sustainable Community Development, Proceedings, Travel and Tourism Research Association, Canada, St. John's Newfoundland, 1995:2-16. (T. Manning)

"Managing Natural Resources for System Sustainability" in Andrey J. and G. Nelson, Public Issues; A Geographical Perspective, Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, 1994. (369-389) (T. Manning)

"Don't Forget the Future" in Dialogue, Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, Vol. 9 No. 4, Winter 1994 (T, Manning)

"Accounting for Sustainability: Lessons from the Swamp" Canadian Journal of Regional Science Vol. XVI:3 Autumn 1993, 433-452. (T. Manning)

The Challenge of Sustainability. Toronto, Centre for a Sustainable Future, Foundation for International Training, 1993. * (R. Kumar, T. Manning and B. Murck)

Environmental Evaluation Guidebook; A Practical Means of Relating Biophysical Functions to Socioeconomic Values. Toronto, Centre for a Sustainable Future, Foundation for International Training, 1993. * (T. Manning and Michelle Sweet)

"Managing Tourism's Future in the Face of Climatic Change". A Regional Response to Global Climatic Change: New England and Eastern Canada- Proceedings. University.of Maine,1993. (134-137)* (T. Manning)

"Modelling the Determinants of Sustainable Development" in Futures Research in Government Part 3 Climatic Change Sustainability and Security, Interdepartmental Committee on Futures and Forecasting, Ottawa, 1993.(38-84) (T, Manning)

"Scientific Barriers: A Commentary" in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 1992, Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publications, 20: 125-126.* (T. Manning)

Sustainable Development: Implementing the Concept. Vancouver, Sustainable Development Research Institute, Discussion Paper series, 1992. (T. Manning)

Wetland Evaluation Reference Guide. North American Wetlands Conservation Council, Ottawa, 1992. (121pp) ( T. Manning, D. Witty, W. K. Bond, D. Young, K. Cox and T. Heberlein)*

Canada's Report on Government Initiatives in Support of Sustainable Tourism. Prepared for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for tourism, 1992. ( T. Manning and Teresa White-Lobsinger)

Challenges to the Tourism Sector in the Coming Decade. Challenge Statement Produced from the 1992 Globe'92 Tourism Stream, Vancouver, 1992. (T. Manning, ed.)

Indicators of Sustainable Tourism: Towards a Global Working Set. (52pp) Working Paper Madrid, World Tourism Organization, 1992. (T. Manning)

A Review of UNCED Agenda 21 Issues: Potential Impact on the Global Tourism Industry. 1992. Prepared for the Canadian tourism industry consultations and for the World Tourism Organization Environment Committee. (T. Manning and Theresa White-Lobsinger)

"Optional Strategies to Address the Global Problematique" in Proceedings, Canadian Association for the Club of Rome. Series 1 No. 4 October 1992. (T. Manning)

"Measuring the Value of Renewable Resources: The Case of Wetlands". Proceedings of the First Annual Conference of the International Institute for the Study of Common Property Resources. Duke University, 1990. ( T. Manning, M. Bardecki and W. Bond)

"Conservation Strategies: Providing the Vision for Sustainable Development". Alternatives. Vol. 16, No. 4, 24 29. 1990.* (T. Manning)

"Conservation Strategies, Sustainable Development, and Climatic Change". in G. Wall and M. Sanderson eds., Climate Change: Implications for Water and Ecological Resources. Department of Geography, University of Waterloo. 1990. (T. Manning)

"Geographic Information Systems and Sustainable Development". in Government Information Quarterly, 1990, Vol. 7 No 3) (T. Manning)

"Presidential Address: Sustainable Development; the Challenge". Canadian Geographer. Vol. 34, No 4. 1990, 290-302.* (T. Manning)

"Wetlands are Not Wastelands: Better Procedures and Methods for Indicating the True Value of Renewable Resources to Society". in Proceedings of the International Wetlands of the Great Lakes Conference: Status of the Science Base: Protection and Management Options and Needs. Niagara Falls N.Y. 1990.(T. Manning, K. Cox, M. Bardecki and W. Bond)

Implementing Sustainable Development: Report of the Interdepartmental Workshop on Sustainable Development in Federal Natural Resource Departments. Environment Canada, Sustainable Development and State of the Environment Reporting, 1990. (T. Manning, Chair and principal author)