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Reviewing the IYE and WSSD processes and impacts on the tourism sustainability agenda.

Tepelus, Camelia LU (2008) In Journal of Ecotourism 7(1). p.77-86
Abstract
Two major events marked 2002 as a milestone year for the sustainable development agenda and in particular for the tourism sector. The declaration by the United Nations

of 2002 as ‘International Year of Ecotourism’ (IYE), culminated in the organisation of the World Ecotourism Summit (WES) in May 2002. This was followed in August 2002

by the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD), a global event where the research and business communities gathered to review the last decade’s achievements

in making business and society more sustainable for future generations. A review of the proceedings of these events is carried out here, in light of the actions of different

stakeholders. Policy-makers and the... (More)
Two major events marked 2002 as a milestone year for the sustainable development agenda and in particular for the tourism sector. The declaration by the United Nations

of 2002 as ‘International Year of Ecotourism’ (IYE), culminated in the organisation of the World Ecotourism Summit (WES) in May 2002. This was followed in August 2002

by the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD), a global event where the research and business communities gathered to review the last decade’s achievements

in making business and society more sustainable for future generations. A review of the proceedings of these events is carried out here, in light of the actions of different

stakeholders. Policy-makers and the research community may consequently revisit the current tourism sustainability agenda, especially when scrutinised under the

Global Code of Ethics in Tourism and considering the challenges posed by the Millennium Development Goals and their application to tourism policies. (Less)
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WSSD, sustainability, ecotourism, IYE, evaluation
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Popular Science
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Journal of Ecotourism
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7
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1
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77 - 86
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Multilingual Matters
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  • scopus:41749084636
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1747-7638
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English
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of 2002 as ‘International Year of Ecotourism’ (IYE), culminated in the organisation of the World Ecotourism Summit (WES) in May 2002. This was followed in August 2002<br/><br>
by the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD), a global event where the research and business communities gathered to review the last decade’s achievements<br/><br>
in making business and society more sustainable for future generations. A review of the proceedings of these events is carried out here, in light of the actions of different<br/><br>
stakeholders. Policy-makers and the research community may consequently revisit the current tourism sustainability agenda, especially when scrutinised under the<br/><br>
Global Code of Ethics in Tourism and considering the challenges posed by the Millennium Development Goals and their application to tourism policies.},
  author       = {Tepelus, Camelia},
  issn         = {1747-7638},
  keyword      = {WSSD,sustainability,ecotourism,IYE,evaluation},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {77--86},
  publisher    = {Multilingual Matters},
  series       = {Journal of Ecotourism},
  title        = {Reviewing the IYE and WSSD processes and impacts on the tourism sustainability agenda.},
  volume       = {7},
  year         = {2008},
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