WIT Press


SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND DESTINATION MANAGEMENT: THE GREEK ISLAND OF POROS

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SDP170441

Volume

226

Pages

11

Page Range

505 - 515

Published

2017

Size

325 kb

Author(s)

DIMITRIS PROKOPIOU, ELENI NIKOLAIDOU, GEORGE MAVRIDOGLOU, SOTIRIS MANOLOGLOU, BASIL TSELENTIS

Abstract

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.

Keywords

sustainable tourism, destination management, tourist satisfaction survey, tourism carrying capacity