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Towards a Sustainable Tourism

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  • Malgorzata Ogonowska

    (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
    GREDEG CNRS)

  • Dominique Torre

    (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
    GREDEG CNRS)

Abstract

Awareness of the environment and the need to protect it has increased markedly in recent decades, and market actors, consumers and other stakeholders have been progressively more aware of ecological issues. Awareness of the pollution caused by mass tourism has resulted in the emergence of the concept of sustainable tourism which encompasses both environmental and societal concerns. This paper reviews work on sustainable tourism, highlighting the main issues which are illustrated by empirical examples in this new research framework.

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  • Malgorzata Ogonowska & Dominique Torre, 2014. "Towards a Sustainable Tourism," GREDEG Working Papers 2014-45, Groupe de REcherche en Droit, Economie, Gestion (GREDEG CNRS), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.
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    Keywords

    Economics of Tourism; Environmental Economics; Sustainable Tourism; Certification; Vertical Differentiation; Stake-holders; Tourism Externalities;

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
    • Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth

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