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In this chapter, tourism is first considered in a macroeconomic perspective and the internationally agreed 'Tourism Satellite Account - Recommended Methodological Framework' (TSARMF) is presented. The structure of this accounting framework is analysed, showing that it offers a set of relevant...

Author(s)
Costantino, C.; Tudini, A.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 104-172
Abstract

This chapter starts with a review of the relevant literature on tourism and climate change. It then presents a study that looks at the relationship between climate characteristics, weather extremes and domestic and international tourism demand for Italy. This study draws on the results from the...

Author(s)
Bigano, A.; Goria, A.; Hamilton, J.; Tol, R. S. J.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 173-196
Abstract

This proceedings contains 13 papers presented at the title conference. Topics covered include: the market challenge for traditional destinations; the necessity of innovations; sustainable development of destinations; and state support for steady growth.

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
The future of traditional destinations: is their experience relevant to emerging countries in Europe? World Tourism Organization seminar proceedings, Rimini and San Marino, Italy, 20-21 May 2004, 2005, pp iv + 144 pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses (i) the market challenge facing traditional destinations in Europe; (ii) the need for innovation in these mature destinations; (iii) the sustainable development of destinations; and (iv) the importance of state support to ensure steady growth in traditional destinations.

Author(s)
Keller, P.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
The future of traditional destinations: is their experience relevant to emerging countries in Europe? World Tourism Organization seminar proceedings, Rimini and San Marino, Italy, 20-21 May 2004, 2005, pp 27-46
Abstract

Spain has presided over the European Union Council since the 1st of January 2002, and has accepted the challenge to strengthen the European tourism sector, within the framework of proposals made by the EU Commission. These measures on the future of European tourism (2002/C 135/01), approved in the...

Author(s)
Valdés del Fresno, E.
Publisher
Instituto de Estudios Turísticos, Centro de Documentación Turística de España, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 2002, No.152, pp 3-21
Abstract

Several quality standards used in the tourist industry are briefly outlined, and relationships between the quality, environmental impact and sustainable development in the tourist industry are described. Preliminary results are presented of a study carried out on integrated quality management in...

Author(s)
Godin, P.
Citation
Cahiers Espaces, 1999, No. 61, pp 16-24