Title The agave landscape and sustainable tourism planning. A requirement to remain as a world heritage site
Authors MILLÁN VÁZQUEZ DE LA TORRE, GENOVEVA, AMADOR HIDALGO, LUIS, ARJONA FUENTES, JUAN MANUEL, AMADOR HIDALGO, LUIS, ARJONA FUENTES, JUAN MANUEL, MILLÁN VÁZQUEZ DE LA TORRE, GENOVEVA
External publication No
Means Scr. Nova
Scope Article
Nature Científica
JCR Quartile 4
SJR Quartile 4
JCR Impact 0.24400
SJR Impact 0.10700
Area International
Publication date 01/06/2016
ISI 000383382400001
Abstract In 2006 the Agave Landscape was declared a World Heritage Site and, since then, has been questioned the management performed about the same. Some issues have worsened due to the lack of coordination of public administrations and the economic interests of private companies, more concerned to turn it into a theme park that in preserving the values that promoted his statement. The lack of a sustainable tourism model requires to consider initiatives that boost this sector towards sustainability. This paper proposes a system of indicators to move towards that goal and, moreover, contribute to the permanence of the site as a world heritage.
Keywords Agave Landscape; world heritage site; sustainable tourism; indicators system
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