Sustainable Mountain Tourism – Opportunities for Local Communities, Executive Summary

Sustainable Mountain Tourism – Opportunities for Local Communities, Executive Su
2018
Nº of Pages: 
12
ISBN (electronic version): 
978-92-844-2028-5

Recognizing the potential of mountain tourism for driving the socioeconomic growth and development of local communities, this publication presents a summary of the information generated at UNWTO’s mountain tourism events (i.e. World Congress on Snow and Mountain and Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference), including a systematic definition of mountain tourism. In addition, it gives an overview of the development of mountain tourism in different parts of the world over time, and the recent structural changes affecting this segment as a result of new market patterns.

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