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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
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In the last three decades events have become an important means for communities to realise economic, social and ecological goals. The influence of planned events in tourism is gaining on their importance for destination competitiveness in the market. For transitional countries, these events are a...

Author(s)
Štetić, S.; Pavlović, S.
Publisher
Institute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
International Scientific Conference. Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in Terms of the Republic of Serbia Strategic Goals Realization within the Danube Region, Rural development and (un)limited resources, Belgrade, Serbia, 5-6 June, 2014, 2014, pp 870-887
Abstract

Rural tourism may contribute to sustainable destination development but the realisation of this potential depends largely on the type and behaviour of the tourists attracted. Therefore, market knowledge, segmentation studies and management of demand, in accordance with sustainability-yielding...

Author(s)
Kastenholz, E.; Eusébio, C.; Carneiro, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 132-142
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Tourism has been recognized as an important economic sector, requiring a high degree of involvement from the entrepreneurial sector to diversify tourism products and services to meet increasing demand. Tourism is often considered a tool for economic development and a strategy to improve the...

Author(s)
Birendra, K. C.; Morais, D. B.; Seekamp, E.; Smith, J. W.; Peterson, M. N.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 2, pp 315
Abstract

As an effective livelihood approach to alleviate poverty without rural population migration, ethnic tourism has become the primary choice of economic development in ethnic areas worldwide in addition to traditional livelihood approaches. This article applies the theories of livelihood to study the...

Author(s)
Li YaJuan; Yu Hu; Chen Tian; Hu Jing; Cui HaiYang
Publisher
Science Press and Springer, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Mountain Science, 2016, 13, 7, pp 1313-1332
Abstract

Since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, sustainable development became an important issue. Sustainable development often focuses on a single sector or parameter such as tourism, energy supply, water management, different aspects of nature...

Author(s)
Wezel, A.; Weizenegger, S.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2016, 18, 3, pp 717-737
Abstract

Tourism is an activity which globally develops proportionally with the evolution of progress. The opportunities we enjoy are bigger than ever, but their price should be lowered in order for the global society to develop its wealth. This can be performed by sustainability, a concept which will join...

Author(s)
Butnaru, G. I.; Haller, A. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 4, pp 525
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 has established itself as an instrument that supports the sustainable development of rural destinations and has both, negative and positive effects. The annual instability of the flow of visitors, known as tourist seasonality, contributes to the intensification of some of these negative...

Author(s)
Martín Martín, J. M.; Salinas Fernández, J. A.; Rodríguez Martín, J. A.; Jiménez Aguilera, J. de D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 10, pp 1692
Abstract

While Cyprus is a significant destination, it is mainly characterised by mass tourism, focusing on seascape and leaving rural areas undeveloped. This situation, creates challenges related to its sustainability, such as unequal development, impacts on residents' well-being, and decreased...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2019, 7, 1, pp 60-86

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