Part 1: Introduction. Tourism and the environment: an overview; H. Briassoulis, J. van der Straaten. Part 2: Regional Issues. Environmental impacts of tourism: a framework for analysis and evaluation; H. Briassoulis. Tourism development and the natural environment: an economic-ecological model for the Sporades islands; J.C.J.M. van den Bergh. A dynamic simulation study of tourism and environment in the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico; P. Kandelaars. Tourism and the environment: some observations on the concept of carrying capacity; H. Coccossis, A. Parpairis. Rural tourism and rural development; M. Keane. Part 3: Economic Issues. The economic value of nature; J. van der Straaten. Sustainable tourism in mountain areas; J. van der Straaten. Tourism and recreation surveys: the problems of sample selection and truncation bias; K.G. Willis, G.D. Garrod. Part 4: Cultural Issues. Tourism and culture; G. Richards. Landscapes of tourism: a cultural geographic perspective; T. Terkenli. Environmental and cultural tourism resources: problems and implications for their management; P. Tsartas. Experimental iconology: a tool for analysis for the qualitative improvement and tourist development of places; J. Stefanou. The contribution of the analysis of the image of a place to the formulation of tourism policy; J. Stefanou. Part 5: Policy Issues. Communication strategies, tourism and the natural environment; C. van Woerkum, et al. Sustainable tourism policy implementation: an ex ante critical examination; H. Briassoulis. Heritage Tourism and urban environments: conflict or harmony? G.J. Ashworth. Tourism and the city: some strategyguidelines for a sustainable tourism development; J. van der Borg. Regionalisation of tourism activity in Greece: problems and policies; N. Konsolas, G. Zacharatos. Tourist development and environmental protection in Greece; G. Chiotis, H. Coccossis. Tourism and the environment: impacts and solutions; F.J. Convery, S. Flanagan. Agrotourism and the rural environment: constraints and opportunities in the Mediterranean less-favoured areas; T. Anthopoulou. Index.