Developing a sustainable approach to resource management in a destination should:
Environmental certification programs such as EarthCheck provide destinations and communities with an opportunity to measure and manage their environmental footprint against a set of indicators.
Leveraging approximately $260 million in research and the knowledge of more than 250 scientists from 16 leading universities, the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre developed the EarthCheck program, an environmental benchmarking and performance system based on the principles of Agenda 21. The Earthcheck program provides destinations and communities with an opportunity to measure and manage their environmental footprint against a comprehensive set of indicators, benchmark results against industry best practice, report and achieve certification for performance.
STCRC commissioned the development of a research agenda in January 2009 with the following aims: to map the process for increasing our understanding of fresh water as an input in the production of tourism outputsto illustrate the modelling required to ...
Two scoping studies have been integrated into one report to address the issue of climate change and the tourism industry in Australia. 1) Climate Change Policies and Australian Tourism: scoping study of the economic aspects by Peter Forsyth, Larry Dwyer ...
The project was undertaken to better understand resident and visitor preferences for conservation and tourism development in the Otways region of Victoria, Australia. The project used a survey technique where participants were asked to map place-specific landscape values and development ...
The objective of this report is to provide a framework for the sustainable development of the travel and tourism industry in the APEC region, through public/private partnerships, and to deliver a sustainability strategy for tourism destinations.
This project aimed to identify sites on the Victorian bank of the Murray River where community values indicate that either further conservation is desired or where development is acceptable. Since the region is under pressure from population and tourism growth ...
The Sustainable Tourism CRC, in partnership with Brisbane City Council and Redland Shire Council, was requested to develop a framework for the sustainable management of tourism and recreation in Moreton Bay. Before developing any strategy for sustainable tourism in Moreton ...
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