27327 Toursim & Sustainability

This subject examines the relationship between tourism and sustainability, in particular the reasons why there are questions about the long-term sustainability of tourism and ways in which this issue can be addressed. The various meanings and applications of sustainability to tourism are explored. Tourism's major impacts on and relationships with economic, ecological and sociocultural environments are identified and discussed. Both government and industry-initiated policies and practices, designed to enhance tourism's sustainability in the context of attractions, tourism enterprises and destinations, are critically examined.

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