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Sustainable Tourism and Use of Local Resources as Touristic Products: The Case of Beysehir


  • Erkan Akgöz

    (Selcuk University, BeyÅŸehir Ali Akkanat Faculty of Tourism, Tourism Management, Konya, 42700. Turkey)


Tourism is developing using its all resources particularly local touristic resources efficiently. However, as tourism sector could contribute the maintenance of the resources which it uses as touristic product, it also could cause their getting harm or destroyed as well. Tourism is developing using its all sources particularly local touristic sources efficiently. But, tourism sector would cause source’s getting harm or disappearing which it has used as touristic product as well as its contribution to maintenance of them. Thus the most recently stated concept regarding tourism is the sustainable tourism concept. In this study, which is conducted for this purpose, sustainable tourism in Beysehir, which has important specifications with its unique natural beauties, rich history and cultural assets, is researched? For this reason, important tourism assets of the region are determined at the beginning and general information related to these is given. Survey questions regarding the topic are prepared after this information. Datum which is obtained from the prepared survey questions are saved in the electronic media and evaluated by the proper software. According to these results, usage of local resources as touristic product and its relation to sustainable tourism is discussed

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  • Erkan Akgöz, 2014. "Sustainable Tourism and Use of Local Resources as Touristic Products: The Case of Beysehir," International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science, Society for the Study of Business & Finance, vol. 3(1), pages 106-117, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:rbs:ijbrss:v:3:y:2014:i:1:p:106-117

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