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This chapter looks at how the World Bank has treated tourism in its development strategy and in its lending and other activities. Section 2 of the chapter reviews the findings of research on the key linkages between tourism and development and looks at the relevance of this to the World Bank and...

Author(s)
Anil Markandya; Taylor, T.; Pedroso, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 225-251
Abstract

The overall promotion of all-for-one tourism requires tourists' civilized behaviors. This paper focused on tourists' environmental responsible behaviors in the context of all-for-one tourism. On the basis of clarifying the connotation, dimension and driving factors of tourists' environmental...

Author(s)
Yang DongXu; Li FeiQin; Zhong YongDe; Li WenMing
Publisher
Journal Board of Journal of Landscape Research, Pawtucket, USA
Citation
Journal of Landscape Research, 2017, 9, 6, pp 106-110
Abstract

This paper assesses the relationships between the viability of the tourism industry and willingness to pay for aesthetic aspects of environmental quality. Incentives to provide high-quality tourism are limited given asymmetric information, adverse selection and positive search costs, with...

Author(s)
Baddeley, M. C.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2004, 10, 1, pp 45-61
Abstract

The tourism industry benefits from various systems of assistance offered by national and European funding programs, in connection with the existing of funding mechanism for tourism. The prospect of an integrated and sustainable development involves close connections between tourism and local...

Author(s)
Morar, C.
Publisher
University of Oradea, Department of Geography, Tourism and Territorial Planning, Oradea, Romania
Citation
Revista Română de Geografie Politică, 2012, 14, 1, pp 99-108
AbstractFull Text

Due to the nature of the offered services, responsible environmental attitude is of particular importance within the tourist sector, which both strongly depends on and influences the intact eco-systems by its development and areal pressure. Modeled according to the good European and world practice, ...

Author(s)
Nižić, M. K.; Golja, T.; Vodeb, K.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
1st International Scientific Conference, "Tourism in South East Europe 2011. Sustainable tourism: socio-cultural, environmental and economic impact", Opatija, Croatia, 4-7 May 2011., 2011, pp 221-234
Abstract

Many studies have shown that a tourist service or product is a blend of ecological, social and economic sub-systems, operable in the area of interest. Carrying capacity assessment has become an indispensable tool for formulating policy and strategies in the tourist industry worldwide. It is well...

Author(s)
Tselentis, B. S.; Prokopiou, D. G.; Bousbouras, D.; Toanoglou, M.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Ecosystems and sustainable development VI, 2007, pp 375-385
Abstract

The need for increased agricultural production in Croatia is examined within the context of environmental conservation. The concept of sustainable development is applied to both the agricultural and tourism sector of the national economy. Both are viewed as moves towards economic development for...

Author(s)
Bašić, F.
Citation
Poljoprivredna Znanstvena Smotra, 1995, 60, 2, pp 237-247
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Cover for Green Globe: a global environmental certification programme for travel and tourism.

This chapter describes the development and implementation of the Green Globe programme, a global tourism certification programme that developed out of Agenda 21 and applies the principles of sustainable development to the travel and tourism industry. The chapter highlights the lessons learnt along...

Author(s)
Parsons, C.; Grant, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932374)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

An earlier version of this paper was originally prepared for the Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) Tourism Working Group in 1991. It is divided into three parts: a review of research on the impacts of tourism on Aboriginal communities; an outline of the characteristics of an ecologically...

Author(s)
Altman, J.; Finlayson, J.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 78-91
Abstract

This chapter looks at the linkages between tourism and environmental damage and then examines the implications of the use of tourist eco-taxes, first from an international perspective and then from the local case of Hvar, Croatia. It is indicated that tourist eco-taxes present one possible means of ...

Author(s)
Taylor, T.; Fredotovic, M.; Povh, D.; Anil Markandya
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 197-224

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