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Ecotourism as a Trigger for Economic Development

Cantafio, Giuseppe Umberto and Nadda, Vipin (2021) Ecotourism as a Trigger for Economic Development. In: Handbook of Research on the Role of Tourism in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals. IGI Global, pp. 138-150. ISBN 9781799856931

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Peripheral Mediterranean regions, such as Calabria, have an urgent need to revitalise the economy through better use of natural resources. The increase in tourism can bring the sought after foreign exchange, resulting in the development of small and medium local enterprises. The chapter aims at evaluating the potential of the Calabria region. This was done by carrying out an analysis of a resource-based view of the aforementioned region. A list of potential nature-based tourism resource sites was identified and discussed. This study highlighted key findings and recommendations to policymakers.

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Item ID: 14081
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ISSN: 2475-6555
ISBN: 9781799856931
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Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2021 10:19
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2021 10:19


Author: Giuseppe Umberto Cantafio ORCID iD
Author: Vipin Nadda ORCID iD

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