The Innovative Geoinformatics Public Health Utilities for Sustainable Ecological Tourism Facilities

  • Tilemachos K. Koliopoulos
  • Vicky Katsoni
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Development and implementation of proper utilities in a sustainable tourism environment poses significant challenges on many fields, and involves issues such as stakeholders interested in community ecological tourism; public health protection of tourists; environmental protection and construction infrastructures; research and practice in a sustainable development design; effective construction designs; tourism marketing; geo informatics utilities for public health protection and efficient construction materials in the sector of community ecological tourism. The specific intensity and nature of these challenges, however, vary from place to place. Moreover, particular geographical areas, such as the Mediterranean Sea, lakes and coasts have their own specific problems and challenges. In this paper specific actions for public health protection in ecological tourism facilities, public health’s pollution control and innovative construction infrastructures are investigated, in order to minimize associated hazards. A useful framework is presented based on a comprehensive analysis of the community ecological tourism facilities and sustainable design facilities associated with public health. Important principles that should underlie any approach to sustainable ecological tourism with useful activities for the tourists are also examined. Useful conclusions related to how sustainable ecological tourism might be achieved are also made and implications on operational management of tourism facilities and sustainable designs in Greece are discussed.


Sustainable ecological tourism ICTs Public health protection Sustainable construction designs Tourism marketing management Geographic analysis tools 

JEL Classification

M15 Z32 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tilemachos K. Koliopoulos
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vicky Katsoni
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Community Health and Public HealthUniversity of West AtticaAthensGreece
  2. 2.TelegecoAthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of Tourism ManagementUniversity of West AtticaAthensGreece

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