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Perception of the resident population towards tourist presence : a survey research in Alcossebre, Valencian Community Region, Spain

Author
Suárez, M.; Lloveras, J.; Cuchi, A.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment 2015
Date of publication
2015
Presentation's date
2015-07-10
Book of congress proceedings
The European conference on sustainability, energy & the environment 2015 : Brighton, United Kingdom : official conference proceedings
First page
207
Last page
224
Repository
http://iafor.org/archives/proceedings/ECSEE/ECSEE2015_proceedings.pdf Open in new window
Abstract
The objective of the survey was to analyze the attitudes that residents of Alcossebre have towards tourism, focused on their perception of the impacts on the community and on the natural and built environment. Alcossebre is located on the Mediterranean coast. It´s representative of the sun and beach tourism model that Spain has been offering since the 1960s. The resident population is 8218 inhabitants but in summer, due to the tourism, it increases by 150%. So, residents feelings towards differ...
Keywords
Sustainable tourism, Urban planning, coastal tourist places, environmental impact, residents’ perception
Group of research
AIEM - Architecture, energy and environment
PITP - Technological Innovation Projects of Products

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