The Challenge of Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment: Theory and Practice




      The Challenge of Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment: Theory and Practice
Planning and management for tourism growth is becoming essential in the context of sustainable development Particularly so since many tourist destinations are facing severe pressures from tourist flows and activities Such pressures are evidenced in terms of dysfunctions congestion, environmental degradation, etc which ultimately affect the attraction and competitiveness of tourism destinations The development of tourism should be considered in accordance with sustainability principles In this context respecting the capacity of the local system to sustain growth becomes a key challenge This book examines the use of various tools to define, measure and evaluate tourism carrying capacity TCC a tool aiming to impose limits for entering certain tourist destinations or using certain activities Drawing on case studies from France, Spain, Italy, Greece, the UK, the Netherlands, Ireland, Belgium, Austria, Germany and Finland, it presents practical experiences of implementing TCC in various tourist destinations i.e historic towns, coastal zones, islands, etc It draws conclusions regarding the measurement and implementation of TCC assessment and provides further guidelines towards a comprehensive methodological framework for assessing tourism sustainability in the future. Read The Challenge of Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment: Theory and Practice author Harry Coccossis – bluevapours.co.uk

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      The Challenge of Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment: Theory and Practice
 By Harry Coccossis IBN : 0754635694 Format : Hardcover – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 312 pages
  • The Challenge of Tourism Carrying Capacity Assessment: Theory and Practice
  • Harry Coccossis
  • English
  • 26 July 2018
  • 0754635694

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