WIT Press


A Decision Support System For Sustainable Tourism: The SFIDA Project

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ENV040051

Volume

69

Pages

9

Published

2004

Size

643 kb

Author(s)

E. Laniado, K. Hernandez & A. Laghi A. Cappiello, F. Cellina & R. Cerioli

Abstract

SFIDA is a project funded by the European Commission within the LIFE – Environment Programme and co-financed by DG Environmental Quality of Regione Lombardia (Italy). The main objective of the project is to develop a Decision Support System (DSS) suited to integrate environmental concerns into the definition of a plan for sustainable tourism for three municipalities located close to Lake Garda. The DSS can be used to generate information and stimulate participation, making the decision transparent, repeatable and participated. The components of the DSS support several phases of the planning process, including the environmental and socio-economic analysis, the definition of the plan procedure, the impact representation, the evaluation and comparison of the alternatives, and the management of the conflict among decision

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