IDENTIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF INDICATORS ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT OF ISTRIA (CROATIA)

  • Pavlo Ružić Institute for Agriculture and Tourism Poreč
  • Dragoljub Amidžić College for Business and Management, "Baltazar Adam Krčelić”, Zaprešić
Keywords: Istria, tourism, sustainable development, methodology, forms, indicators

Abstract

In this paper, tourism is being explored as a social and economic phenomenon affecting the entire economic and social life. Therefore, there is a need to approach the overall tourism development more accurately and with greater responsibility based on principles of sustainability. In this context, the aim of the research in this paper is to identify and evaluate indicators that support the sustainable development of tourism. Selected patterns of sustainable development indicators from various available systems were used in the research. The research will examine the hypothesis that links sustainable development, responsible and excellence-based tourism using Istria as an example. We also confirm that the link between sustainable development, responsible tourism and destination excellence is measurable and unbreakable.

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Published
2018-06-02
How to Cite
Ružić, P., & Amidžić, D. (2018). IDENTIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF INDICATORS ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT OF ISTRIA (CROATIA). Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja - TISC, 3(2), 134-152. Retrieved from http://www.tisc.rs/proceedings/index.php/hitmc/article/view/51