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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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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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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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Principles for Developing Destination Management Plans

Destinations that are well managed will be more likely to generate `wise growth’ in their visitor economy says Visit England. They are more likely to maximise the benefits of that growth in long term with additional income and jobs and be sustainable.  The most effectively managed destinations are also likely to excel in attracting new […]

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