International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Tourism | Greece | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020 | Rating: 6.2 / 10

Eco-Certification as a Tool of Sustainable Tourism: A Preliminary Approach

Christina Milioti | Antreas Fousteris | Eleni Didaskalou | Dimitrios Georgakellos

Abstract: As tourism is the fastest growing sectors of the global economy, environmental quality acquires a decisive role in sustainable tourism development. Tourism, like any activity, has environmental impacts that directly or indirectly affect and alter the resources that make up the tourism product. Adoption of the principles of sustainable development is essential in tourism since the protection and safeguarding of environmental quality is a prerequisite for the development and maintenance of tourism activity. Environmental management systems and ecolabel scan help business to minimize their environmental impact and furthermore to set a communication channel between actors. Also, may inform customers of new green features of tourism services, on in a visual way. The paper highlights the role of environmental certification in protecting and upgrading tourism product.

Keywords: sustainable tourism, environmental management systems, eco-labels

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,

Pages: 1410 - 1415

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