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Tailored and effective governance is a key requirement for implementing sustainable tourism: it can enhance democratic processes, provide direction and offer the means to make practical progress. This introduction explains how the papers in this collection provide critical assessments of the theory ...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 4/5, pp 411-421
Abstract

Crete, the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest Greek island, is a highly heterogeneous region that has experienced rapid tourism development since the mid- to late 1960s when the growth in international tourism and broader socioeconomic changes disturbed past equilibrium...

Author(s)
Briassoulis, H.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 48-67
Abstract

The role of tourism as an agent of development in small island states is virtually universal. Indeed, for many islands, tourism is the principal source of employment and foreign exchange earnings and the dominant economic sector. Nevertheless, many commentators suggest that island tourism is...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 321-340
Abstract

This book examines some key questions for tourism development in the Mediterranean coastal regions of southern Europe. Following two introductory chapters (section 1), the book is organized in three further sections. Section 2 (chapters 3-7) considers tourism's impacts on southern Europe's coastal...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp xiii + 357 pp.
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the development of mass, 'alternative', and other forms of tourism in southern Europe's coastal regions, as well as their potential disadvantages and advantages for sustainability. Despite its many potential advantages, it warns against assuming that small-scale...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 1-31
Abstract

This chapter considers the varied determinants of public policies for coastal mass tourism and sustainable development in southern Europe. These include the pressures from economic interests, public opinion in destinations, environmental groups, different government tiers and the European Union....

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 32-47
Abstract

Special focus is given on tourism's socioeconomic and environmental impacts in the Mediterranean areas (Italy, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, and former Yugoslavia) and on selected policy responses there towards the tourism industry and towards the concept of sustainable tourism. Mass tourism in coastal...

Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 2/3, pp 95-294
Abstract

Primary tourism products are key draw cards which attract tourists to particular destinations. The diversification, intensification and linkage of these products can be crucial for the competitiveness and sustainable development of destinations. Yet these diverse features and relationships of...

Author(s)
Benur, A. M.; Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 50, pp 213-224
Abstract

This chapter identifies the problems of planning and environmental assessment for tourism in the developing country of Northern Cyprus, known as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). The research provides an overview of tourism in a politically unrecognized and largely unknown state. It...

Author(s)
Sadler, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 133-156
Abstract

The debate on sustainable tourism development usually focuses on small-scale tourism practices, such as rural tourism or ecotourism, inappropriately referred to as 'alternative' tourism, judging by the problems they start to create. Mature destinations in the Mediterranean are a classic example of...

Author(s)
Vera Rebollo, J. F.; Ivars Baidal, J. A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 176-199

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