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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

A problem of the entire humanity, sustainable development must be approached globally in all its aspects and, first of all, it must be improved with the help of the economy, a consistent human activity focusing on satisfying needs, increasing social welfare and protecting the environment. The...

Author(s)
Camarda, A. L.; Daniș, A. E.
Publisher
World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Press (WSEAS Press), Wisconsin, USA
Citation
Advances in environmental development, geomatics engineering and tourism. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Environment, Ecosystems and Development (EED'14), Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on sustainable Tourism and Cultural Heritage (STACH'14), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering (GENG'14), Brasov, Romania 26-28, 2014, 2014, pp 132-137
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Starting from 1990 the Tourism Sustainable Development in Europe became a major problem of the European Institutions. From the beginning of 2007 Romania became a member of European Union. The Romanian national strategies assume that tourism is influenced by economic, social and environmental...

Author(s)
Dan, G. M.; Partenie, D.; Krisztina, K.
Publisher
World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Press (WSEAS Press), Wisconsin, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 3rd IASME/WSEAS International Conference on energy, environment, ecosystems and sustainable development (EEESD '07), Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island, Greece, 24-26 July, 2007, 2007, pp 425-430
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In the context of sustainable development, sustainable tourist destinations must focus on the stability and well-being of local communities, which play a defining role in the destination by maintaining the quality standards of the landscapes and through their involvement in the activities of the...

Author(s)
Truțescu, M. N.; Rotaru, 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, 2018, 6, 1, pp 19-31
Abstract

The article aims to identify the degree to which tourism managers who work in Romania in the area of the Carpathian Mountains have implemented sustainable development practices. It also assesses the quantification of their availability to be informed and to apply voluntary tools of sustainable...

Author(s)
Brătucu, G.; Băltescu, C. A.; Neacșu, N. A.; Boșcor, D.; Țierean, O. M.; Madar, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 11, pp 2051
Abstract

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

Tourism, through its components, can be found in all areas that relate to sustainable development principles. Although it should be encouraged due to the multiplier effect that it has in the development of a region, it creates pressure on the surrounding environment like any other economic activity ...

Author(s)
Gogonea, R. M.; Baltălungă, A. A.; Nedelcu, A.; Dumitrescu, D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 5, pp 698
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

Tourism has long been recognized as a crime generator. This poses a dilemma in the sustainable development context: is continued tourist expansion sustainable if it generates increased law and order problems? Using the example of Brașov, Romania, this article considers the ways in which criminal...

Author(s)
Mawby, R. I.; Tecău, A. S.; Constantin, C. P.; Chițu, I. B.; Tescașiu, B.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2016, 8, 6, pp 524
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Ski slopes are tourism infrastructure with both leisure and socio-economic functions. Ski slope planning should take into account several factors: relief, land use, biodiversity, access, water resources, weather conditions, the ownership legal status of the land, facilities and community services,...

Author(s)
Bîca, I.; Schuster, E.; Ștefănescu, H.
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, 2018, 6, 1, pp 43-57

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