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Abstract

During the period from 1997 to 2007 on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, a large urban sprawl developed, caused partly by the increase in economic activity and population and partly by the increased tourism on the coast. This expansion produced mass tourism processes at risk of landscape degradation ...

Author(s)
Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp 227-235
Abstract

Urban boosterism is increasingly being employed by cities around the world to garner provincial, national or even international attention. In an effort to rebrand and market itself as a 'Winter City', Prince George, Canada hosted the 2015 Canada Winter Games. However, urban boosterism focuses on...

Author(s)
Rajan, J.; Booth, A.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp 255-262
Abstract

The development of tourism has always been connected with the development of traffic. The meaning and role of transport in meeting the needs of tourists is largely determined by the size and condition of transport infrastructure and capacity. Traffic availability may be a limited, but also an...

Author(s)
Favro, S.; Kovačić, M.; Zekic, A.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp 275-284
Abstract

Many coastal regions in the world have witnessed the de-naturalization of vast areas through the private development of large enclosed tourism resorts (i.e., tourism precincts). In emergent economies, this type of private tourism development aims at insulating the resort from the surrounding lack...

Author(s)
Carvalho, J. M.; Martins, C. S.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp 285-294