Sustainable tourism and ecotourism: an inquiry into theoretic ties with sustainable development

Munitlak Ivanović, Olja and Mitić, Petar (2017) Sustainable tourism and ecotourism: an inquiry into theoretic ties with sustainable development. In: The second International Scientific Conference Tourism in function of the development of the Republic of Serbia, Тourism product as a factor of competitiveness of the Serbian economy and experiences of other countries: thematic proceedings. University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, Vrnjačka Banja, pp. 290-305. ISBN 978-86-89949-23-0

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Abstract

Sustainable development is a prerequisite for long-term economic, ecological and social development at the global level. This places the topicof this paper in the centre of an international debate on development. The role and importance of tourism can be observed primarily through economic and environmental sustainability, while respecting the social and cultural aspects of sustainability as well. Due to the above-mentioned,it is not possible to discuss sustainable tourismor ecotourism without taking into consideration the principles of sustainable development. In the first part of the paper, authors discuss the characteristics of sustainable development as the basis of sustainable tourism. Further on, the relationship between sustainable tourism and ecotourism is investigated, accompanied with a detailed analysis of the characteristics and importance of ecotourism in terms of sustainable development. The authors used descriptive and comparative analysis of the domestic and international literature and various documents, scientific papers and reports.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: COBISS.ID=512439394
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable development, sustainable tourism, ecotourism, environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Jelena Banovic
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 09:23
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 09:23
URI: http://ebooks.ien.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/1106

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