American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Sustainable Tourism Soheila
khoshnevis Yazdi

Tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world. It is an increasingly important source of income, employment and wealth in many countries. International tourism now accounts for a larger share of foreign exchange receipts and export earnings than any other industry in the world. But, while tourism provides considerable economic benefits for many countries, regions and communities, its rapid expansion has also had detrimental environmental and socio-cultural impacts. Natural resource depletion and environmental degradation associated with tourism. Sustainable tourisms attempting to make a low impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate future employment for local people. The aim of sustainable tourism is to ensure that development brings a positive experience for local people, tourism companies and the tourists themselves. Sustainable tourism is a recent concept used to reflect the need for a comprehensive analysis and management of tourism both as business and experience. However, this should not be the only consideration. Tourism is actually one part of the effort to achieve overall sustainable development. One way for measuring sustainability patterns in tourism is through the use of indicators. Indicators for sustainable tourism are tools for assessing tourism development and estimate the economic, natural and sociocultural environmental implications.

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