This book introduces students to the important topic of tourism ethics and illustrates how ethical principles and theory can be applied to address contemporary tourism industry issues. A critical role of the book is to highlight the ethical challenges in the tourism industry and to situate tourism ethics within wider contemporary discussions of ethics in general.
Arundhati Rana has a background that spans the small business, tourism, adult education, and financial services sectors. Coupled with a master’s of tourism management, this experience has supported advancement of a unique set of competencies including all aspects of business and human resource development, administration, strategic planning, project/business management, training, and customer service. Having lived and worked in several communities that count tourism as an important economic driver, Rana has a passion for the development of unique offerings that support an authentic and memorable experience for the consumer, especially if that offering incorporates innovative environmentally sustainable initiatives. Rana lives in the country with her husband and kids.