Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management

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| Editors: Samuel Idowu, René Schmidpeter, Nicholas Capaldi, Liangrong Zu, Mara Del Baldo, Rute Abreu

Sustainable Tourism Products and Policies

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02006-4_453-1

Definition and Conceptual Framework

Under the title, “Sustainable tourism products and policies,” one of the important pillars of sustainable tourism, the economic pillar of sustainable tourism shall be dealt with. As it may be predicted, the “policy” is representing the “macro” and the “product” the “micro” level on the planning and operational management of sustainable tourism. On the pathway to realize more sustainability in tourism policy and planning, theoricians and practitioners affirm involvement of all parties toward more participatory patterns and/or structures. The economic aim of this flexible, ever-evolving, and multidimensionally participative pattern which encourages cooperation and collaboration is to distribute fairly the benefits of sustainable tourism to the stakeholders.

UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) is the leading authority continuously working to develop this philosophy and the practicability of this pattern. UN (United Nations) members...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.İzmir Katip Çelebi UniversityİzmirTurkey

Section editors and affiliations

  • Arto O. Salonen
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Social Sciences and Business StudiesUniversity of Eastern FinlandKuopioFinland