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Cide is a district of Kastamonu in the Black Sea Region located in the northwest part of Turkey. Cide district, 140 km from Kastamonu, has many values including existing tourism potential, especially in terms of sustainable development. The characteristics of Cide should be assessed well. The...

Author(s)
Ibret, B. U.; Aydİnozu, D.; Bastemur, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2013, 20, 2, pp 134-141
Abstract

The important roles of the tourism sector as the main instrument in socio-economic development of any nation cannot be overemphasized. Although some of the tourist centres in Nigeria are not well developed to promote socio-economic development however, the only way to realise the important roles of ...

Author(s)
Tunde, A. M.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2012, 14, 1, pp 119-133
Abstract

Challenges confronting the world's visitor attractions vary both in scale and nature according to their location and ecosystem. Tourism is generally regarded as less destructive to the environment than most other industries; nevertheless, its sheer size and widespread presence create negative...

Author(s)
Amara, D. F.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Tourism as a tool for development, 2013, pp 45-57
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Due to the numerous developmental constraints faced by many Small Island Developing States, these governments have promoted tourism in policy agendas on the grounds that it will enhance the lives of local people through the creation of employment and subsequent increase in income level. Using the...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Ruhanen, L.; Breakey, N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 2011, 10, 4, pp 331-353
Abstract

Culture is touted as integral to the concept of sustainable development, yet most sustainable development efforts omit a cultural component. This paper targets traditional handicrafts as a potential cultural component for a sustainable development strategy. This paper analyses two of the...

Author(s)
Chifos, C.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 2006, 5, 3, pp 315-332
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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

This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism...

Citation
Tourism and the sustainable development goals - good practices in the Americas, 2018, pp 55 pp.
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For the many ethnic minorities in China, the country's current rapid development is resulting in lasting effects on both traditions and the local environment. This study focuses on the Naxi people of Lijiang, in China's Yunnan Province, with the objective of investigating the effects of tourism on...

Author(s)
Voeller, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management, 2011, 16, 3, pp 223-229
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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northeastern Minnesota contains more than a million acres of connected lakes and rivers. As one of the most heavily visited U.S. Wilderness areas, the BWCAW represents an ecosystem managed primarily for conservation values that also has a...

Author(s)
Hjerpe, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, pp 60-68
Abstract

Tourism as an industry has many kinds of impacts on destinations and their communities. The presence of tourism could create the conditions for an economic development but in the same way produce negative effect (crowding out) and externalities (the Janus-face character). Between the different...

Author(s)
Séraphin, H.; Platania, M.; Spencer, P.; Modica, G.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3728

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