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Lecture 3INDICATORS TO MEASURESUSTAINABILITY IN TOURISM
Tourism AttractionsWhat are these attractions?CulturalNaturalEventsRecreationEntertainment
How to study touristic attractions?
Trends towards more sustainable tourismRapid expansion of the tourism sector02004006008001.0001.2001.4001.6001.80019501960197019801990200020102020MillionActualForecasts1561.1696.7Forty-fold increasefrom 1950 to 2000Tripling intwo decades
Tourism impacts
Tourism impacts
The next generation
Instruments forthe sustainable development of tourismSustainable tourism development plansAgenda 21 (regional, local)Legislationandregulations:landuse,infrastructure development, heritage assetsManagement plans for protected naturalareas and archaeological sitesCarrying capacity of tourism sitesSustainability certificationIndicators
A WTO guidebook on indicators
Sustainability indicators for tourismTo identify and measure the entire range ofimpacts (environmental and socio-economic)that tourism can have in a particular area orsociety.Accurate informationis needed for responsibledecision-makingSustainability indicators are informationsets which are formally selected for aregular use to measure changes in keyassets and issues of tourism destinations.
Example of the Use
Benefits from good indicatorsBetter decision-making, lower risks and costsIdentification of emerging risks - preventionIdentification of impacts - corrective actionPerformance measurement of theimplementation of development plans andmanagement actionsReduced risk of planning mistakes - identifyinglimits and opportunitiesGreater public accountabilityConstant monitoring - continuous improvement

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