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Sustainability Leverage Points Implementing Systematic Sustainability Thinking in Tourism Development A Look at the conditions for the island of Öland in Sweden

Frisk, Anders (2004)
The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics
Abstract
This study aims to identify the key leverage points of local tourism on Öland in which work can be initiated to bring about a more sustainable development of the tourism industry. To achieve this, an analysis was made of the tourism industry on Öland, and a methodological framework called The Öland Model developed for the initiation of a project to stimulate thinking among the actors on the island. The leverage points are represented by actors that play important roles in the development of tourism on the island and Kalmar County. These actors have been chosen partly because they represent a wide range of different tourism operators and public sector organizations on Öland, and because they can affect the drivers of development of Tourism... (More)
This study aims to identify the key leverage points of local tourism on Öland in which work can be initiated to bring about a more sustainable development of the tourism industry. To achieve this, an analysis was made of the tourism industry on Öland, and a methodological framework called The Öland Model developed for the initiation of a project to stimulate thinking among the actors on the island. The leverage points are represented by actors that play important roles in the development of tourism on the island and Kalmar County. These actors have been chosen partly because they represent a wide range of different tourism operators and public sector organizations on Öland, and because they can affect the drivers of development of Tourism on Öland. The main reason for the study was that no discussions with this topic had been held before within the tourism industry. (Less)
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author
Frisk, Anders
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
leverage points, Öland, tourism industry, tourism operators, sustainable development, Environmental studies, Miljöstudier
language
English
id
1324517
date added to LUP
2007-10-11
date last changed
2007-10-11
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  abstract     = {This study aims to identify the key leverage points of local tourism on Öland in which work can be initiated to bring about a more sustainable development of the tourism industry. To achieve this, an analysis was made of the tourism industry on Öland, and a methodological framework called The Öland Model developed for the initiation of a project to stimulate thinking among the actors on the island. The leverage points are represented by actors that play important roles in the development of tourism on the island and Kalmar County. These actors have been chosen partly because they represent a wide range of different tourism operators and public sector organizations on Öland, and because they can affect the drivers of development of Tourism on Öland. The main reason for the study was that no discussions with this topic had been held before within the tourism industry.},
  author       = {Frisk, Anders},
  keyword      = {leverage points,Öland,tourism industry,tourism operators,sustainable development,Environmental studies,Miljöstudier},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Sustainability Leverage Points Implementing Systematic Sustainability Thinking in Tourism Development A Look at the conditions for the island of Öland in Sweden},
  year         = {2004},
}