SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND DESTINATION MANAGEMENT: THE GREEK ISLAND OF POROS
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505 - 515
DIMITRIS PROKOPIOU, ELENI NIKOLAIDOU, GEORGE MAVRIDOGLOU, SOTIRIS MANOLOGLOU, BASIL TSELENTIS
Traditionally Tourism Destination Management organized and promoted a region in becoming successful tourism destination based on a wide range of knowledge and experience, both in the international and local level. The concept of Tourism Sustainable Development however has added several novel factors in this process, including sustainability performance indicators. In this study, the authors present the island of Poros in Greece where carrying capacity estimation has been applied in order to support tourism promotion in an effective and sustainable manner.
sustainable tourism, destination management, tourist satisfaction survey, tourism carrying capacity