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This chapter first describes different issues regarding tourism development in heritage cities, principally citing evidence from seven European art cities (Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy). It then...

Borg, J. van der
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
The challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment: theory and practice, 2004, pp 163-179
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Cover for Ecolabels for tourism in Europe: the European ecolabel for tourism?

A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Hamele, H.
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995063)
Book chapter

The objectives of this study were to: assess the economic effects of European book towns and their tourism potential in peripheral regions; identify the critical success factors necessary for their successful development; and identify their advantages as forms of small-scale sustainable...

Seaton, A. V.
International Journal of Tourism Research, 1999, 1, 5, pp 389-399

The tourism market and policy of 7 European art cities were analysed: Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy; to develop guidelines to help heritage cities manage their tourism more adequately. It was...

Borg, J. van der; Costa, P.; Gotti, G.
Annals of Tourism Research, 1996, 23, 2, pp 306-321