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DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A SCALE TO MEASURE PERCEIVED SUSTAINABILITY OF TOURISM DESTINATIONS: A MULTI STAKEHOLDER APPROACH Print E-mail

Paul V. Mathew, Moli P. Koshy

 

Abstract

The term ‘sustainability’ emerges as a buzz word in all sectors of development. Achieving sustainability in triple-bottom line areas viz; society, environment, and economy become a point of concern for policy makers and planners, considering the brewing imbalance prevailing in the current approach of development. Being a fastest growing industry, the issue gets much attention in the tourism sector. Though it has a decisive role in regional development and economic growth, the issue of overreaching of carrying capacity and the adverse impacts of tourism on the lives of local residents and environment raise questions on the future of tourism. Hence also, special attention should be put to maintain sustainability of tourism destinations. It was in the wake of these situation, present study endeavored in to development of a stake holder based scale to measure sustainability of tourism destinations.

Key Words: Destination Sustainability, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Management, and Triple bottom line approach

Paul V. Mathew, Research Scholar

Prof. (Dr.) Moli P. Koshy, Director, School of Management Studies (SMS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kerala, India

 

Cite this article:
Mathew Paul V., Koshy Moli P.. DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A SCALE TO MEASURE PERCEIVED SUSTAINABILITY OF TOURISM DESTINATIONS: A MULTI STAKEHOLDER APPROACH. Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, vol.9, no.1:8-29, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2016-no1-art01

Digital Object Identifier(DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2016-no1-art01

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