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The presence of World Heritage Sites has been frequently used as a mean of tourism promotion and increased attractiveness. However, previous studies showed contradictory results regarding the territorial impact of World Heritage Sites, and very few researchers discussed their impact in Eastern...

Author(s)
Iațu, C.; Ibănescu, B. C.; Stoleriu, O. M.; Munteanu, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 3, pp 626
Abstract

In this paper we propose to highlight the tourism evolution and its intensity in the North-East region of Romania, compared to two regions with similar touristic potential from the Eastern European Union: Subcarpathia from Poland and Central Slovakia. We analysed if the EU attachment of Romania,...

Author(s)
Scutariu, A. L.; Nastase, C.; Popescu, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 1, pp 56
Abstract

A comparison between the current state of land reform and sustainable development across greater Europe is presented. 24 chapters are broadly divided into those related to the established systems of land reform and sustainable development encountered in Western Europe, and those which concentrate...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Land reform and sustainable development., 1999, pp xi + 305 pp.
Abstract

The winter tourism industry is facing considerable challenges with climate change; it is increasingly responding with investments in snowmaking facilities. We present a study on 3 tourism destinations in the Swiss Alps that addressed resource consumption of snowmaking, snow reliability, and future...

Author(s)
Rixen, C.; Teich, M.; Lardelli, C.; Gallati, D.; Pohl, M.; Pütz, M.; Bebi, P.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2011, 31, 3, pp 229-236
Abstract

The changing sport tourism characteristics of alpine regions in France are discussed. The authors note the rise in active vacations and the commercialization of sports participation. However, these emerging tourist activities, which developed to lessen the reliance on declining winter sports...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.; Corneloup, J.; Mao, P.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2002, 5, 1, pp 22-32
Abstract

The shores of many Central European lakes located in the hinterland of large conurbations are heavily endangered by intensive settlement, traffic, sewage input, manipulation of the water level, tourism and recreation. This increasing impact has negatively affected the function of the lake shore in...

Author(s)
Ostendorp, W.; Walz, N.; Brüggemann, R.
Publisher
Ecomed Publishers, Landsberg, Germany
Citation
Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung, 2003, 15, 3, pp 187-198
Abstract

The proceedings are presented of an international workshop that was convened to provide a forum for: (1) reflection on and discussion of international processes and decisions on tourism, biological diversity and sustainable development; (2) formulation of statements on the proposed Convention on...

Author(s)
Meyer, M.; Garbe, C.; Gerstenberger, L.; Grant, H.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt fur Naturschutz), 2003, No.77, pp 39 pp.
Abstract

This paper focuses on the multiple activities in the Central European Alps, namely, agriculture and forestry, tourism, and goods transport, as well as the Alps' function as a freshwater reserve and as a human habitat. The sustainable development of the Alps is explored.

Author(s)
Wyder, J.
Publisher
United Nations University Press, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2001, 21, 4, pp 327-330
Abstract

Twenty-nine papers are presented from a NATO Advanced Research Workshop held in Krakow, Poland, August 1996. The papers aim to: critically assess existing knowledge of the contributions of national parks and protected areas to heritage conservation, tourism and sustainable development; identify...

Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
National parks and protected areas: keystones to conservation and sustainable development., 1997, pp ix + 292 pp.
Abstract

This study deals with the most important threats to the sustainable development of the countryside in Central and Eastern Europe discussing, the natural, political and socioeconomic reasons for the origins of these threats. It provides a general description of the region and an overview of the...

Author(s)
Ryszkowski, L.
Citation
Nature and Environment, 1994, No. 70, pp 38 pp.

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