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Geoparks are areas where sites of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of sustainable development. Although the geoparks concept is implemented in many European countries, it is still not well known. The current research aims to clarify how the geoparks concept...

Author(s)
Nikolova, V.; Sinnyovsky, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 29, pp 141-147
Abstract

In many Mediterranean islands with limited surface water resources, the growth of agricultural and touristic sectors, which are the main water consumers, highly depends on the sustainable water resources management. This work highlights the crucial role of groundwater footprint (GF) as a tool for...

Author(s)
Kourgialas, N. N.; Karatzas, G. P.; Dokou, Z.; Kokorogiannis, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 615, pp 381-389
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

Tourism in Greece is one of the main economic inflows of the country. Moreover, within the recent period of economic crisis, tourism development should be considered and planned with great attention in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. The main aim of this paper is to identify and...

Author(s)
Vagiona, D.; Doxopoulos, G.
Publisher
Parlar Scientific Publications, Freising, Germany
Citation
Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 2017, 26, 2, pp 1301-1309
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

Greece is currently in a turmoil, experiencing the effects of more than half a decade of economic crisis. Public health and welfare, jobs and wages, labor market concerning employment as long as employability of the work force, inequality, life satisfaction and housing, tourism and environment,...

Author(s)
Liaros, S.; Botsis, K.; Xydis, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 554/555, pp 218-227
Abstract

This study's aim is mainly to provide insights into the factors that affect sustainable tourism entrepreneurs' behavioural intentions, employing data from Greece. Given that intention is a powerful predictor of actual behaviour, to stimulate sustainable entrepreneurial activity in the tourism...

Author(s)
Sardianou, E.; Kostakis, I.; Mitoula, R.; Gkaragkani, V.; Lalioti, E.; Theodoropoulou, E.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2016, 18, 3, pp 857-879
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This paper discusses the issue of mild touristic activities in green urban landscapes. More specifically, it uses the case of Pasfilipo Park in the city of Karditsa, Greece, where a green urban landscape has been utilized for local life improvement and illustrates existing touristic activities in...

Author(s)
Karagiannis, S.; Anthopoulos, L.; Aspridis, G.; Sdrolias, L.; Polykarpidis, A.
Publisher
Research Center for Regional Analyses in Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Geography, Bucharest University, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Environmental and Tourism Analyses, 2014, 2, 1, pp 83-96
Abstract

Landscape structure has been analysed in many European countries with the aid of indicator-based landscape assessments, geographical information system (GIS) and remote-sensing techniques, applied mainly in landscape ecology and geography. The objective of this paper is to present a developed...

Author(s)
Gkoltsiou, A.; Terkenli, T. S.; Koukoulas, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2013, 20, 5, pp 461-475
Abstract

The diffusion of residential and commercial low-density settlements is a phenomenon observed in both urban and rural areas of Europe irrespective of their development level and urban form. In southern Europe, the socioeconomic and territorial characteristics of regions experiencing sprawl are...

Author(s)
Salvatia, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2013, 20, 2, pp 109-115

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