IMPACT OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY
Bogdan Sofronov ()
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Bogdan Sofronov: University Politehnica of Bucharest
Annals of Spiru Haret University, Economic Series, 2017, vol. 17, issue 4, 85-94
Sustainable tourism is the concept of visiting a place as a tourist and trying to make only a positive impact on the environment, society and economy. A key aspect is the respect for the people who call the location home, the culture and customs of the area, and the socio-economic system. While sustainable tourism is sometimes confused with ecotourism, ecotourism is actually only one aspect of sustainable tourism. Sustainable tourism is attempting to have a low impact on the environment and local culture, while also helping to generate future employment for local people. The aim of sustainable tourism is to ensure that development brings a positive experience for local people, tourism companies and the tourists themselves.
Keywords: sustainable impact; sustainable tourism; tourism; travel industry; sustainability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Z30 Z32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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