publication . Other literature type . 2010

Perceived tourism impacts in municipalities with different tourism concentration

Nemec Rudež, Helena; Vodeb, Ksenija;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Tourism: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, volume 58, issue 2 (issn: 1332-7461, eissn: 1849-1545, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute for Tourism
Abstract
The paper investigates residents’ perceptions of tourism impacts in Koper and Piran municipality which are located on the Slovenian coast. The two municipalities have different tourism concentration defined as the ratio between the number of tourists and the number of residents. Specifically, the study attempts to explore differences between tourism impacts in the two municipalities. For the purpose of this study, tourism impacts are divided into economic, socio-cultural and environmental. Primary research was conducted on a sample of residents in the municipalities of Koper and Piran in April 2008. A survey was collected from111 residents in the study area. A d...
Subjects
free text keywords: economic tourism impacts; socio-cultural tourism impacts; environmental tourism impacts; tourism concentration; Slovenia
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