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Author : Amy Savener
School/Work Place : Indiana University, United States
Contact : savener@indiana.edu
Year : 2015

Philosophical and theoretical debates in tourism must be situated not just within economic and cultural contexts, but also political and social ones (Ataljevic, Pritchard & Morgan, 2007). Tourism is more than an ‘industry,’ Freya Higgins-Desbiolles argues, but a means for people to learn, to connect with others, for estranged cultures to learn about each other and even, to validate and encourage world peace (Higgens-Desbiolles, 2006).


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2 Think Tank IV Sustainability and Mass Destinations: Challenges and P... file 3875 Oct 13, 2013

In year 2001, the Government of the Balearic Islands decided to establish a tourism tax, named "ecotax", as an important measure to achieve a more sustainable tourism model for the islands. This paper analyses the background of the ecotax, t...

Author: Antoni Serra Cantallops 

Year: 2004 

1 Think Tank IV Sustainability in a Mature Mass-Tourism Destination: T... file 3669 Oct 13, 2013

Most destinations are struggling to achieve sustainability for their economies, their environments, their cultures and their tourism industries. This laudatory, idealistic and complex process involves many sectors of the industry, the commun...

Author: Pauline Sheldon, John Knox & Kem Lowry 

Year: 2004 

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