publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Transformation Planning of Ecotourism Systems to Invigorate Responsible Tourism

Yun Choi; Minsun Doh; Samuel Park; Jinhyung Chon;
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  • Published: 05 Dec 2017 Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
The purpose of this study is to introduce transformation plans that can stimulate responsible ecotourism by using systems thinking to solve ecotourism problems in Korea. Systems thinking is a research method used to understand the operating mechanisms of the variables that influence an entire system, in order to identify its problems. The four types of ecotourism systems are classified as follows: low-infrastructure and resident-initiated, high-infrastructure and resident-initiated, high-infrastructure and government-initiated and low-infrastructure and government-initiated. These systems vary based on the need for tourism facilities and the form of governance. ...
free text keywords: tourism systems, governance, sense of responsibility, natural resources, systems thinking, Environmental effects of industries and plants, TD194-195, Renewable energy sources, TJ807-830, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Economics, Ecotourism, Research method, Community resilience, Natural resource, Tourism, Corporate governance, Strategic thinking, Environmental planning, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business
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