This concluding chapter begins by revisiting the Case of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) and its inhabitants from Chap. 3; this time highlighting the challenges involved in implementing sustainable tourism. Many of the same challenges are being faced by Whitefish, Montana and other places that either attract tourists or hope to do so. Next, the chapter will re-visit the frameworks and concepts introduced by the contributing authors to synthesize common ideas and tools that are useful in re-framing sustainable tourism at the ground level. This 'toolkit' of frameworks and ideas will be applied to the case of the NDBR to show how a re-framing of sustainable tourism might help in addressing some of the many challenges faced in sustainable tourism development.
- Socio-ecological systems
- Sustainable tourism