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Title: Sustinable tourism development in small Island developing states.Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) as a case study
Authors: Serim, Muharrem Erkal
Kara, Can
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Izmir Institute of Technology
Abstract: This thesis analyzes the current tourism development in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) by using sustainable tourism indicators. In the theoretical framework, the emergency of sustainable development in the tourism sector is discussed, and the importance of this concept in small islands is pointed out. The characteristics and impact of tourism development in small islands are described.Three dimensions of the concept in tourism development, as viable tourist industry within the context of the overall economy, equitable distribution of the financial and social benefits of tourism within the local economy and preserving and enhancing the quality of the environment are discussed. Different approaches to sustainable tourism are described. Specifically, thematic policies and strategies are determined for small islands.The indicators for sustainable tourism are examined for the assessment of TRNC tourism development from sustainable development perspective. Moreover, they compare with Malta and Southern Cyprus.
Description: Thesis (Master)--Izmir Institute of Technology, City and Regional Planning, Izmir, 2003
Includes bibliographical references (leaves: 140-144)
Text in English; Abstract: Turkish and English
ix, 144 leaves
Appears in Collections:Master Degree / Yüksek Lisans Tezleri
Sürdürülebilir Yeşil Kampüs Koleksiyonu / Sustainable Green Campus Collection

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