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The next generation
Or is the answer in Sustainable Destination Management?
‘Sustainable tourism development meets the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing opportunity for the future. It is envisaged as leading to management of all resources in such a way that economic, social, and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled while maintaining cultural integrity, essential ecological processes, biological diversity, and life support systems’
(World Tourism Organisation, 1997)
Break sustainable tourism down into three core elements
Sustainable tourism development sustainable in terms of –
Society & culture
Integration, communication, collaboration
Well-being of society
of natural resources
Balanced priorities in sustainable tourism
BEST – Business Enterprises for Sustainable Tourism
ARTICLE 1Tourism's contribution to mutual understanding and respect between peoples and societiesARTICLE 2Tourism as a vehicle for individual and collective fulfilmentARTICLE 3Tourism, a factor of sustainable developmentARTICLE 4 Tourism, a user of the cultural heritage of mankind and contributor to its enhancement
ARTICLE 5Tourism, a beneficial activity for host countries and communitiesARTICLE 6Obligations of stakeholders in tourism developmentARTICLE 7Right to tourismARTICE 8Liberty of tourist movementsARTICLE 9Rights of the workers and entrepreneurs in the tourism industry
Meyer et al. (2004)
Ethical questions for you and your company
The Host Community
Solutions? - Destination management
The concept of the DMO (where “M” stands for management rather than simply marketing)- a quite recent form of organizing the destination management.
DMO - responsible for well-being of all aspects of the destination
marketing is no longer the sole purpose
Linking competitiveness with sustainability
Ritchie and Crouch, (2003)
(Ritchie & Crouch 2003.)
What is important in the definition of indicators?
A WTO guidebook on indicators
To name some of the key issues in the sustainable tourism debate
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