Sustainable Tourism Development

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it lacks the financial resources to maintain operations, it will cease to exist. Weaver assures that “all sustainable tourism strategies must be formulated within the financial capabilities of the managing body” . Sustainable economic development participates in reducing the environmental impacts. Tourism is an economic activity that often takes place in natural environments, and to assure its sustainable future, a mutual beneficial relationship has to be developed between the two. In several locations, if income isn't provided by tourism to aid the natural environment preservation, local resources would go unprotected. Milhalic argues that "the environment is a financial resource in which the tourism industry relies on as its source of…show more content…
Socio-cultural dimension Although consistently associated with the environment, sustainable tourism development can't take place unless culture and society are also assessed in management approaches. Indeed, sustainable tourism substructures have to safeguard a destination’s socio-cultural features, which include a wide variety of traditions, social rights and benefits, lifestyles, heritage, employment, art, and customs. Although equal in significance to the other two pillars of sustainable tourism, the social aspect obtain less concern in sustainable tourism debates, possibly as a result of being intangible. Social sustainability causes impacts on the community's socio-cultural fabric and emphasizes local residents' participation in tourism development. When tourism generates disharmony amongst society, the subsequent results on the culture can be long-term and produce severe effects on the host…show more content…
Sustainable tourism in mountainous regions After coastal regions, mountains may be second in global popularity as tourist destinations. Tourists flock to the mountains due to many reasons. In addition to acquiring a sense of freshness and spiritual well-being, another contributing factor to mountain tourism popularity is the blast in the lowland populations and the over-crowding in urban regions. In the demand of escaping the urban pollution, noise, and other related stresses, people visit the mountain environments for their peace and relative calm. Another motivation is seeking adventure and participating in recreational sports. Skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling are included in the winter attractions that mountains offer, while camping, climbing, rafting, hiking, and mountain biking fill in tourists’ time in the other seasons. The preferment of tourism in mountains is based on special features that are attractive for tourism. Among these are the varied topography and natural landscapes, the clean cool air, the scenic beauty of mountains, and the local traditions and simple lifestyles. Over the recent decades, travel and tourism have turned to be large contributors to the world's economy. Mountain regions host famous tourist destinations, generating employment and social integration, while taking part in the economic, service and infrastructure development. Tourism has become a major and essential source of revenue for several mountain areas, allowing
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