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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

Sustainable development has been a hot topic in the international community for some years. Sustainable investment in tourism now plays an important role in economic growth; increasing employment and helping in the adjustment of the economic structure in the host country. Although government...

Author(s)
Tai Ping
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 10, pp 89-96
Abstract

Small island countries tend to develop their economy by means of tourism and thus overcome poverty. However, such a tendency often leads to difficulties in achieving a balance between economic development and enviromental protection. Though Maldives promote themselves as a sustainable destination,...

Author(s)
Ćirić, B.; Vladušić, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, University of Kragujevac, Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
Citation
Hotel and Tourism Management, 2017, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

This theme issue (eight articles) investigates the implications of evolving patterns of travel and tourism for developing nations. The changes that are occurring (social, economic, technological and environmental) raise important questions as to how small, relatively vulnerable nations can respond, ...

Author(s)
Clayton, A.; Ajagunna, I.; Pinnock, F.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 92-196
Abstract

This paper characterizes the physical-geographical and socio-economic features of Bahias de Papanoa (Mexico) and analyses the potential of tourism as trigger of local sustainable development in this area.

Author(s)
Ruíz Benítez, J. A.; Niño Gutiérrez, N. S.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Agrícolas, 2015, 6, Especial 12, pp 427-433
Abstract

The study analyses the role of the Mljet National Park and tourism under the demographic, economic and environmental changes on Mljet Island in order to estimate their implications for sustainable development. Key indicators have been determined according to statistical data, a field survey and...

Author(s)
Šulc, I.; Valjak, V.
Publisher
Hrvatsko Geografsko Drustvo (Croatian Geographical Society, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Hrvatski Geografski Glasnik, 2012, 74, 1, pp 161-185
Abstract

Agro-tourism is a tool that has been widely used around the world for the purpose of intensifying the socio-economic aspects of the local community. Malaysia is supportive of this tool. The main objective of this paper is to unveil the potential socio-economic benefits that can be offered by the...

Author(s)
Azimi Hamzah; Yassin, S. M.; Bahaman Abu Samah; D'Silva, J. L.; Neda Tiraiyaei; Hayrol Azril, M. S.; Jegak Uli
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2012, 7, 32, pp 4581-4588
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This paper presents some reflections on the need to contribute to the construction of alternative paradigms for the relationship between tourism, local development and sustainability. These paradigms need to be constructed from an environmental perspective that integrates natural and cultural...

Author(s)
Serrano-Barquín, R.; Serrano-Barquín, C.; Panosso-Netto, A.; Castillo-Néchar, M.; González-Guerrero, G.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2012, 7, 2, pp 343-358
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.
Abstract

This study analyses the contribution of territorial sensitive resources related to natural and cultural features (environmental dimension), innovation capabilities and specialization patterns (smart specialization) to regional sustainable development (spatial sustainability). In the context of a...

Author(s)
Romão, J.; Neuts, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Habitat International, 2017, 68, pp 64-74

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