Tag: sustainable tourism

Searching for a Sustainable Destination Management Model in Jordan

Building a sustainable development model is a challenge for any destination, so long as the balanced point between all forces is difficult to find and usually more difficult to attain. This article provides some clues with the support of a case study.

Why Do We Need Public–Private Partnerships in Sustainable Tourism?

Tourism development can barely ever be carried out by the private sector itself: from the service facilities to the destination marketing, governments have a key role in its development. Shaping collaborative models between private and public sector is therefore essential for the destination’s success.

Destination Management Planning Initiative for the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Sustainable management is one of the key principles of Tourism 3.0. This case study showcases how some of these practices are implemented in a destination.

Johnny Cay Regional Park: Strategies for Conservation in the Caribbean

In previous posts I have exposed many theoretical literature about sustainable tourism. This one portraits how sustainable development is carried out in a specific case study.

Best Practices in Integrating Sustainability in Tourism Management and Operations

Implementing the principles of sustainability in the tourism development may be carried out through many different practices. This article briefly describes some of them.

Tourism’s Important Role in Conservation Projects

Tourism development and conservation of the natural heritage have been and are still regarded as rather incompatible concepts. This article explains why this is not necessarily true: it is actually possible to create synergies between them in a destination.

4 Benefits that Sustainable Tourism Development Ensures for Cuba

Cuba tourism industry is a good case study to showcase what sustainable tourism development can do for a destination beyond its tourism industry. This article explains it well.

Six Models to Link Tourism to Conservation (II)

Following with a previous post, Solimar’s research provides many interesting insights on sustainable tourism.

Six Models that Link Tourism to Conservation, (I)

Environmental sustainability and tourism development have always been regarded as incompatible or at least difficult to integrate in practice. This article explains a few strategies that have proven to be effective in both directions.

Tourism and Conservation: Connecting the Dots

Beyond the first boom of ecotourism and sustainable tourism by the end of the last century, a new focus is necessary to keep on achieving the goals for which it was conceived.