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The positive and negative impacts of tourism

Britain’s National Parks face the challenge of having to conserve the landscape and wildlife, let people visit and enjoy the area and help support local people. These different aims can sometimes conflict, and tourism is one of the biggest challenges in National Parks, as tourists have both positive and negative impacts on the landscape and […]

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SustainableTourism Operations

Tourism is regarded as one of the top five employers world-wide, supporting a broad scope of tourism businesses and service providers across a number of industry sectors. The majority of tourism businesses are small to medium enterprises (SMEs); that is they have less than 100 staff. Tourism businesses, no matter what size, face a wide […]

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Strategic Planning Process for Sustainable Tourism Attractions

  Introduction Business managers in tourism businessses are often so preoccupied with immediate issues that they lose sight of their ultimate objectives. That’s why a business review or preparation of a strategic plan is a virtual necessity when planning for the future. This may not be a recipe for success, but without it a business […]

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Sustainable Coastal Tourism – an integrated planning and management approach

Sustainable Coastal Tourism is an integrated planning and management approach published by the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (UNEP-DTIE) as part of their “Practical Manuals on Sustainable Tourism” publication series. The main objective of the document is to present a tool that will assist all those involved in sustainable tourism […]

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Tourism Product Development and Sustainability

Tourism Product Development and Sustainability is a presentation by By Professor Juanita C. Liu, PhD Interim Dean and Professor School of Travel Industry Management at the University of Hawai`i. In the presentation Professor Juanita C. Liu looks at a range of product ideas for sustainable tourism development including:   NATURE TOURISM – involves experiencing the beauty […]

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Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Baltic Sea Heritage Information Service (BASTIS) has some excellent generic guidelines for Sustainable Tourism Development including the following: Market research as a capacity planning tool in tourism: A step by step guide for practitioners A guideline for developing sustainable tourism products  A guideline for strategic cooperation in tourism Although, BASTIS, the Baltic Sea Heritage […]

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Indigenous tourism – Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles Indigenous tourism should be conducted according to the following Guiding Principles: 1. Tourism must provide economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits for host communities while having   minimal impacts on these sustainability factors. 2, Poverty alleviation must be a primary goal of Indigenous tourism development. 3. Tourism development must be community approved and controlled. 4. […]

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Towards sustainable tourism investment

Guidelines for tourism investments are being currently developed by UNEP, WWF and the University of Bournemouth as one of the key aspects of a Tourism Investment Appraisal Tool. These are reported upon in a  publication that builds on the findings of extensive consultation with representatives of governments, the tourism industry and the investment sector in […]

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Linking climate change, tourist destination adaptation and tourist atttitudes

The global tourism industry is particularly vulnerable to climate change due to its strong link to climate and natural ecosystems. Impacts such as warmer temperatures, increasingly frequent and intense storms, and sea level rise present a range of implications for tourism destinations from altered seasonality and increased risk of fire, to loss of beaches and […]

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Best Practice Case Studies – Failte Ireland

There are many ways tourism businesses and tourism destinations can increase their success. Failte Ireland, the  National Tourism Development Authority has several case studies describing how tourism businesses and regions have achieved greater success by tailoring their product, updating their offering or simply improving the quality of the experience they provide. Click here for the case studies   […]

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