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Abstract

The effectiveness of sustainable tourism policies to cope with mass tourism is challenged. The study is based on the comparative analysis of three sun and sand destinations in three different phases: L'Estartit (Costa Brava), Cayo Coco (Cuba) and Saltburn (United Kingdom).

Author(s)
Mundet, L.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1999, No. 5, pp 11-18
Abstract

Various suggestions are made for the development of sustainable ecotourism, including transport, accommodation, tourist activities and the preservation of local landscapes and culture.

Author(s)
Biosca i Vidal, D.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 11, pp 12-17
Abstract

The importance of conserving natural and cultural resources, both as a way of preserving Catalan culture and as a way of ensuring long term tourist growth, is described. It is noted that often the problem of environmental quality is determined by economic activities other than tourism. As such, it...

Author(s)
Calabuig i Tomàs, J.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1997, No. 1, pp 10-15
Abstract

A study was carried out between June and December 2000, using 44 indicators (demographic, socio-economic, and environmental). Special attention is paid to human pressure index (related to number of additional habitants), accommodation capacity, urbanization rate, and energy consumption/inhabitant.

Author(s)
Blàzquez, M.; Murray, I.; Garau, J. M.
Publisher
Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears (SHNB), Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Citation
III Jornades del Medi Ambient de les Illes Balears, Can Tàpera (Palma), 14-16 novembre 2001, 2002, pp 42-48