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Sustainable development of tourism in Kerala

National Seminar on "Sustainable Development of Tourism in Kerala: Issues and Strategies" (2008 University of Kerala)

Sustainable development of tourism in Kerala

issues and strategies

by National Seminar on "Sustainable Development of Tourism in Kerala: Issues and Strategies" (2008 University of Kerala)

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Published by International Centre for Kerala Studies, Distributors, Dept. of Publications, University of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram .
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About the Edition

Contributed articles presented at the Seminar jointly organized by International Centre for Kerala Studies, University of Kerala and Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesTourism in Kerala
Statementeditors, B. Vijaykumar, N. Sam.
SeriesKerala studies -- 3
ContributionsVijayakumar, B., Sāṃ, En., International Centre for Kerala Studies., Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23699111M
ISBN 108187590165
LC Control Number2009346817
OCLC/WorldCa434747895

  Kerala Tourism Policy and Initiatives taken by Kerala government to promote Tourism. Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. This publication has been prepared on the occasion of the International Year of Ecotourism It is the second volume within the series of Good Practices published in the area of Sustainable Development of 55 case studies taken from 39 countries present a 4/5.

Ecotourism refers to the green or conservation or sustainable. There is a relation between the living beings and the environment, thereby linking tourism development and environment. Tourism helps in developing the environment. Kerala Tourism has taken various steps for making the tourism industry purely environment friendly. Sustainable Tourism comprehensively examines the theoretical and applied dimensions of contemporary sustainable tourism from a global perspective. Using international case studies and examples, it provides cutting edge coverage of the latest developments in /5(4).

Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) sets the path that we all must embrace. With currently billion tourists crossing borders each year, tourism has a profound and wide-ranging impact on societies, the environment and the economy. Representing 10% of.   Agrees New Delhi-based Suman Billa, joint secretary in the Union tourism ministry: “For Kerala, sustainable tourism is not an option. It should be the guiding principle.


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