What is Sustainable Tourism?
"There is no widely accepted definition of sustainable tourism, but all the many definitions share some commonalities. The definitions of sustainable tourism emphasize the following important features: Quality – sustainable tourism provides a quality experience for visitors while improving the quality oflife of the host community and protecting the quality of the environment. Continuity-sustainable tourism ensures the continuity of the natural resources upon which it is based and the continuity of the culture of the host community with satisfying experiences for visitors. Balance - sustainable tourism balances the needs of the tourism industry, supporters of the environment, and the local community".
Sustainable Tourism Development in India: Analyzing the Role of Stakeholders - Ali Mamhoori and Saboohi Nasim