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Tsampiras, Grigorios
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2015-06-19T15:06:17Z
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2015-09-27T05:58:17Z
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2015-06-19
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https://repository.ihu.edu.gr//xmlui/handle/11544/469
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Globalization and Sustainable Tourism: The role of the European Union in promoting Tourism and Sustainable Tourism Development in the EU
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masterThesis
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Ecotourism--Europe
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heal.keyword
Ecotourism--Management
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heal.keyword
Sustainable development--European Union countries
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Dissertations, Academic
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en
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free
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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
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School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies, MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability
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2014-01-30
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Tsampiras Grigorios, 2014, Globalization and sustainable tourism : the role of the European Union in promoting tourism and sustainable tourism in the EU, Master's Dissertation, International Hellenic University
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This thesis addresses the complex concept of sustainable tourism on a European and global scale. First of all, the meaning of the tourism industry is given shortly and the context of the types and divisions of tourism as well. Following, there are analyses for tourism development. Afterwards, follow various interpretations for sustainability, Sustainable Development and Sustainable Tourism Development with it’s policy intruments. The arguments for sustainable tourism are presented shortly after. Moreover, the negative and positive ecological, financial as well as societal-cultural effects of tourism are presented after. Furthermore, there is an analysis of stakeholder management and the way it’s linked to sustainable tourism. Leading to the main body of the thesis, where the concepts of globalization, global tourism, sustainable tourism tools and hegemony are explained in full with related Tables as well. The links among most of the aforementioned concepts are presented as well. Following after is a chapter about the usefulness and importance of sustainability indicators. The focus of the thesis afterwards is on the European Union. How the union is linked to tourism and sustainable tourism. As well as the various steps that the European Union has taken mainly to promote Sustainable Tourism Development. But also essential information about initiatives in the EU is presented as well. The European Commission’s Tables and data on Tourism and European competitiveness are presented right after. The data from Tables 6 and 7 are from the year 2011. It was an important year that highlighted the significance of tourism in the EU. But also Table 8 illustrates the arrivals of tourists at the EU countries and the returns percentage that was achieved. Comparisons can be made through these data dating from 2001 to 2011. Following after is the 9th chapter with the sub-chapters for the methodology, research aims, the gathering data methods, the design of the survey tools and research sample as well as for the limitations that this research had. The research aims mostly concern the links among the tourism industry, sustainable tourism, the EU and the concept of globalization. Afterwards, the analyses of the findings and their interpretations are presented at the next chapters. The 12th chapter follows after with the conclusions for overall context, findings of this thesis along with some recommendations. At the end, there are the list of references and the appendices.
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5 III. Table of contents Title page……………………………………………………………………….….2 I. Abstract………………..……………………………………………….……3 II. Acknowledgements…………………………………………………….……4 III. Table of Contents…………………………………………..…………..….5-6 IV. Table of Illustrations………………………………………………….…......7 - List of Tables……………………………………………………….….…7 - List of Figures………………………………………………………........7 V. List of Abbreviations………………..……………………………….….…8 1. Introduction……………………………………………………………......9 2.1 Defining the multi-faceted concept of Tourism……..……………......10-13 2.1.1 Types of Tourism……….……………………………………….…......10 2.1.2 The industry of Tourism………………….……………….…….….10-11 2.2 Tourism, economic growth and development…………………..….11-13 3.1 Tourism and sustainability……………………………………….....14-20 3.1.1 Defining Sustainability………………….…………..………..........…..14 3.1.2 The concept of Sustainable Development………………………….14-15 3.1.3 Sustainable Tourism Development………………..………….........16-18 3.1.4 Arguments for Sustainable Tourism…………………..………..…..18-20 4.1 The effects of Tourism…………...…………………..…...…...……20-22 4.1.1 The ecological effects of Tourism…………………….……............20-21 4.1.2 The societal-cultural effects of Tourism……………….………......21-22 4.1.3 The financial effects of Tourism……………….………………......….22 5. Sustainable Tourism and Stakeholder management………..….......22-23 6.1 Globalization and the Sustainable Tourism…...……………...….....23-28 6.1.1Globalization, Tourism and Sustainable Tourism…………………..23-24 6.1.2Global Tourism and hegemony……………............……………..…24-28 7. The role of Sustainability indicators……………………………...…....28 8.1 The European Union and Sustainable Tourism………………...…...29-35 8.1.1The European Union and Tourism……………….…………….....….…29 8.1.1.1Utilizing statistical information……………….………………….…..29 6 8.1.1.2 Gathering tourism statistical data-a chronological review….29-30 8.1.2 The European Commission’s policies, initiatives and programs for the Sustainable Tourism Development in the EU………………........…..30-32 8.1.3 The European Commission’s tables and data on Tourism and European competitiveness……………………………..………………………..33-35 9. 1 Methodology…………………………………….………..………..36 9.2 Research aims…………………………………………………..36-38 9.3 Gathering data methods…………………………………………....38 9.4 Design of survey tools………………………………………….38-39 9.5 Design of research sample…………………………………...…40-41 9.6 Limitations………………………………………………………....41 10. Findings…………………..……………………………………...…42-46 11. Interpretation of the findings…………………………………….…46-47 12. Conclusion and recommendations………………………………….48-49 13. List of references………………………………………………....…50-53 14. Appendices……………………………………………………...…54-100 I. Appendix………………………………………………………….….54-57 II. Appendix……………………………………………………….……58-62 III. Appendix…………………………………………………………....63-67 IV. Appendix………………………………………………….......…….68-72 V. Appendix…………………………………………………...….…....73-77 VI. Appendix………………………..……………………...…...……....78-99 VII. Appendix……………………………...………………....……..…100
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heal.advisorName
Sigala, Dr. Marianna
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heal.committeeMemberName
Sigala, Dr. Marianna
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Coccosis, Prof. Haris
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Archontakis, Dr. Fragkiskos
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heal.academicPublisher
School of Economics & Business Administration, MSc in Sustainable Development
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ihu
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101
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