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Author : Meryem Atik, Türker Altan & A. Akin Aksu
School/Work Place : University of Akdeniz, Turkey (Meryem Atik, A. Akin Aksu), University of Cukurova (Türker Altan)
Contact : meryematik@akdeniz.edu.tr
Year : 2004

Sustainability is an inevitable concept in tourism which heavily depends on natural resources and environment with its products and services. Here prevention and controlling water, air and noise pollution, habitat degradation is more important than new alternatives.

The aim of this paper is to indicate existing environmental protection policy and applications of luxurious accommodations in South Antalya Region; one of the most popular tourist destinations of Turkey in environmental education, saving energy and water, waste management as principles of sustainable tourism.

Being applicable for other destinations with a wider view; study findings showed that a structure more based on reducing operating expenses exists for sustainable tourism management in luxurious accommodations and can be improved by some environmental management system's tool.


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» Think Tank IV Possibilities for Sustainable Tourism Management in Ac... file 3442 Oct 13, 2013

Sustainability is an inevitable concept in tourism which heavily depends on natural resources and environment with its products and services. Here prevention and controlling water, air and noise pollution, habitat degradation is more importa...

Author: Meryem Atik, Türker Altan & A. Akin Aksu 

Year: 2004 

1 Think Tank IV Evaluating Environmental Initiatives of German Hotels file 2696 Oct 13, 2013

Following a vigorous environmental protection movement trigging in Germany over thirty years ago, the German hotel industry is gradually moving in line with other sections of its society. This study attempts to present a snapshot of the asse...

Author: Joseph S. Chen, Willy Legrand, Philip Sloan & Josephine Zho 

Year: 2004 

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