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Karel Meenderink

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Is sustainable tourism ever possible?

Is the idea that tourism could be sustainable a reality we are yet to find, or an impossible thought. Could we balance the environment, economy, and culture of tourist destinations?

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  • Mar 13 2013: Of course you can Here at the International Institute for Sustainable Tourism we are dedicated to promoting the concept of sustainable tourism with the aims of
    Promoting and developing a wider knowledge and understanding of sustainable tourism
    Improving and maintaining the standards of professional competence of those engaged in sustainable tourism and tourist services
    Devising and encouraging standards of knowledge and skill
    among others
    See more at http://www.iisustainabletourism.org

    Nick Booker Director
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      Mar 13 2013: Are there examples you know of where sustainable tourism has generated more harm than good?

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