The concept of sustainable development and its application to tourism

The concept of sustainable development and its application to tourism

By Prof. Janne Liburd, University of Southern Denmark (Denmark)

This presentation introduces the concept of sustainable development and its application to tourism.

Powerpoint slides: Conceptualising_STDb.pptx

Literature suggestions:

Liburd, J.J. and Edwards, D. (2010) Understanding the Sustainable Development of Tourism. Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers.

Miller, G., Rathouse, K., Scarles, C., Holmes, K. and Tribe, J. (2010) Public understanding of sustainable tourism and leisure. Annals of Tourism Research Vol. 37 (3), 627–645.

Schellhorn, M. (2010) Development for whom? Social justice and the business of ecotourism. Journal of Sustainable Tourism Vol. 18 (1), 115–135.

Jamal, T. and Watt, E.M. (2011) Climate Change Pedagogy and performative action: toward community-based destination governance. Journal of Sustainable Tourism vol. 19 (4-5), 571-588.

Moscardo, G. (2007) Sustainable Tourism Innovation: Challenging basic assumptions. Tourism and Hospitality Research vol. 8 (1), 4-13.

Miller, G. and Twining-Ward, L. (2005) Monitoring for a sustainable tourism transition. CABI Publishing.

Carlsen, J. and Butler, R. (eds) (2010) Island Tourism: Sustainable perspectives. CABI Publishing.


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