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Making Tourism More Sustainable

A Guide for Policy Makers

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: December 2005
  • Page count: 220
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 05.III.D.47

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Tourism is a major economic force whose development can have a fundamental impact on societies and the environment, both positive and negative. Integration of sustainability into tourism policies is the fundamental step towards the development of a sound and long lasting tourism industry. This Guide presents a comprehensive set of instruments for governments, and sets out 12 aims for sustainable tourism and their implications for policy. It also identifies ways to influence the development and operation of tourism enterprises and the activities of tourists.