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Sustainable tourism: Developing local capacity frameworks - the colead (cooperating for leadership in tourism) initiative

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posted on 25.02.2022, 15:54 authored by Andrew Jones, Sheena Carlisle, Giusy Cardia, Silvia Barbone
This study analyses the importance of sustainability in tourism and how it can be implemented in the management of tourism projects and destinations through a clear and structured methodology utilising the PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development) approach to project implementation. The methods applied to this paper focus on a review and evaluation of the CoLead project and its effectiveness in transferring sustainable tourism projects from theory into practice. This study is based upon two case studies, in Bulgaria and Wales and have adopted a broad qualitative approach based upon in depth interviews with key protagonists and participants associated with the project. The paper's findings raise questions regarding broader applicability, sustained support, stakeholder participation and long term management and funding for the continuation for such projects. In this respect the paper concludes with broader lessons that can perhaps be learnt from projects such as CoLead

History

Published in

CAUTHE 2017: Time For Big Ideas? Re-thinking The Field For Tomorrow

Publisher

Department of Tourism, University of Otago

Publication Year

2017

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Citation

Jones, Andrew; Carlisle, Sheena; Cardia, Giusy and Barbone, Silvia. (2017) 'Sustainable tourism: Developing local capacity frameworks - the colead (cooperating for leadership in tourism) initiative', In: Lee, C., Filep, S., Albrecht, J. & Coetzee, W JL (Eds). CAUTHE 2017: Time For Big Ideas? Re-thinking The Field For Tomorrow. Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Tourism, University of Otago, 2017, pp. 515-518

ISBN

9780473388195

Cardiff Met Affiliation

  • Cardiff School of Management

Cardiff Met Authors

Sheena Carlisle

Cardiff Met Research Centre/Group

  • WCTR (Welsh Centre for Tourism Research)

Copyright Holder

© The Publisher

Language

en