This contribution investigates the process and the implications of the European Tourism Indicator System (ETIS) in Malta, which has been launched by the European Commission. ETIS is a tool aimed to improve the sustainable management of destinations through a set of indicators, based on the direct involvement of public and private stakeholders. The research focuses on how to build up the local group, as well as on the forms in which ETIS may be discussed and applied whether at local level or European level. Bearing in mind that any successful strategy for sustainable tourism requires full participation of the main tourism stakeholders and a significant attention upon the specific characteristics of the tourism destination, this contribution aims to enhance sustainable tourism destination management practices.

Strategies and Tools for Sustainable Tourism Destination Management. Applying the European Tourism Indicator System in Malta

CANNAS, RITA;
2013

Abstract

This contribution investigates the process and the implications of the European Tourism Indicator System (ETIS) in Malta, which has been launched by the European Commission. ETIS is a tool aimed to improve the sustainable management of destinations through a set of indicators, based on the direct involvement of public and private stakeholders. The research focuses on how to build up the local group, as well as on the forms in which ETIS may be discussed and applied whether at local level or European level. Bearing in mind that any successful strategy for sustainable tourism requires full participation of the main tourism stakeholders and a significant attention upon the specific characteristics of the tourism destination, this contribution aims to enhance sustainable tourism destination management practices.
978-9963-9799-2-9
sustainable tourism, tourism stakeholders, ETIS
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