Sustainable Tourism and Mountain Destination Management
“Tourism’s sustained growth brings immense opportunities for economic welfare and development.
Yet, it also brings in many challenges. Adapting our sector to the challenges of safety and security, to constant market changes, to digitalization and the limits of our natural resources should be priorities in our common action”. Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), 2018 edition of the ITB Berlin Travel Trade Show https://t.co/kGLX7da750
Tourism largely contributes to the development and prosperity of mountain areas. Most of these areas are far away, especially in less developed countries, from important centres of economic activity and their economy is based on primary sector activities related to the transformation of resources such as agriculture, livestock, forestry, beekeeping, hunting, fishing, and mining (UNWTO, 2005) Read more “Sustainable Mountain Tourism”