WIT Press


Economic And Environmental Impacts From The Operation Of Marinas: The Greek Case

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/PORTS000191

Volume

51

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,149 kb

Author(s)

A. Pardali & F. Sakellariadou

Abstract

A fundamental prerequirement for the development of marine tourism is the development of the port infrastructure. Since 1993, a modernization of the institutional framework for the construction and operation of marina has been under way, along with increasing numbers of mooring position. Infrastructure is not the single prerequisite for development. Central planning for the entire country is essential to create more jobs, to increase income on a regional and national level, and to achieve a significant multiple impact on the Greek economy. The infrastructure development should not be left at the discern of local factors. These marinas must be developed with respect to the natural and cultural environment and with a view towards enhancing the region aesthetically since the deterioration of the environme

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