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Rural tourism has been seen during the last decades as a means for economic development of sensitive localities, especially in rural areas. However, little research has been conducted on the sustainability of the development induced by tourism activities in rural areas, and even so, with...

Author(s)
Ibănescu, B. C.; Stoleriu, O. M.; Munteanu, A.; Iațu, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3529
Abstract

The rapid economic development of China and the industrial shift from its eastern to western provinces have resulted in significant negative impacts on the environment. Recently, tourism has emerged as an alternative for economic and environmental development, but it is a double-edged sword....

Author(s)
Ahmad, F.; Draz, M. U.; Su LiJuan; Ozturk, I.; Rauf, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3520
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The present study aimed to explore traditional farming and its role in sustainable development of the mountainous area based on the indigenous community of Wutai in Taiwan as a case study. It adopted qualitative methods with an ethnographic orientation, to conduct in-depth interviews, participant...

Author(s)
Ba QingXiong; Lu DauJye; Kuo HwaJen [Kuo, H. J. W. ]; Lai PoHsin
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3370
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The agricultural tourism management in family business of 7 farms in Eastern of Thailand was studied. It is used the quality research with 7-S McKinsey principle. According to the study, it was found that there were seven farms with the informal organization structure in family business. It was...

Author(s)
Khermkhan, J.; Mankeb, P.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2018, 14, 7 Special Issue, pp 1327-1334
Abstract

To manage multiple ecosystem services (ES) effectively, it is essential to understand how the dynamics of ES maintain healthy ecosystems to avoid potential negative impacts on human well-being in the context of sustainable development. In particular, the Ionian Islands in the central Mediterranean...

Author(s)
Lorilla, R. S.; Poirazidis, K.; Kalogirou, S.; Detsis, V.; Martinis, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 3285
Abstract

The European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) is a product of the European Union (EU) Sustainable Development Strategy, which was formulated with the objectives of promoting economic prosperity, social equity, cohesion, and environmental protection. In this paper, we present an analysis of the...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Capocchi, A.; Foroni, I.; Zenga, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 3160
Abstract

Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient forms of tourism. Nowadays, it is becoming a mass phenomenon that can lead to serious problems of environmental degradation in valuable sites. In this work, we have analysed by means of a structural equation model how religious consciousness is inspired in the...

Author(s)
Ramírez, R. R.; Fernández, M. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 3064
Abstract

Over the last years, tourism has undergone significant development worldwide, especially in developing countries. Tourism is a multi-faced activity with positive and negative impacts on the destinations, linking the economic, social, and environmental components of sustainable development. The...

Author(s)
Harun, R.; Chiciudean, G. O.; Sirwan, K.; Arion, F. H.; Muresan, I. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 2991
Abstract

The homestay business has contributed to the development of the tourism industry, and it has revitalized tourism resources and boosted the tourism economy. This article takes the Mogan Mountain homestay agglomeration of Yangtze River Delta, the most developed and actively invested in business in...

Author(s)
Long Fei; Liu JiaMing; Zhang ShuYing; Yu Hu; Jiang Hou
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 2964
Abstract

An analysis at the methodological level of the Degree in Tourism of the University of Holguín in Cuba, on a specific topic in the field of Tourism and Travel from 2003 to the present. The methodology applied was qualitative research through analysis and synthesis, the application of qualitative...

Author(s)
Ochoa Ávila, M. B.; Navarro-Jurado, E.; Feria Velázquez, F.; Medina Labrada, J.
Publisher
Instituto de Estudios Turísticos, Centro de Documentación Turística de España, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 2018, No.215, pp 121-133

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