Online publication by UNESCO Office in Venice:
Sustainable Tourism Development in UNESCO. Designated Sites in South-Eastern Europe.
Tourism is in comparison with other industries dependent on national, regional and local resources (e.g. destinations, attractions, etc.) of a country. It is an industry which is bound to territory. Other industries generally depend on natural resources and/or services. Furthermore tourism depends on traditions, culture, etc. These features are incorporated
into tourism businesses becoming part of the tourism industry. This in turn creates a cross-sectoral, dynamic
approach to tourism with a corresponding management
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