Planering av hållbara turistresor: möjligheter, utvecklingsbehov och rekommendationer

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Kerstin Robertson

Statistics show that tourism in Sweden is increasing, thus increasing its importance for the overall economy, exports and employment. However, more tourist travel also leads to increased energy consumption, air emissions and noise associated with transport to, from and within destinations. Congestion and safety issues may also affect the social and economic sustainability of tourism.

This is a synthesis report from four sub-studies that have also been reported separately. The project investigated how tourist travel and sustainable transport are handled in planning and development work, and sought to identify potential development needs and planning support needs. The four substudies examined the demands and needs of tourists, how the tourist and sustainability perspectives are handled in planning and application of combined impact assessment and geographic availability analysis in destinations to support planning and development of sustainable tourist travel. Four destinations with different characteristics were included as case studies. These were Kiruna, Åre, Sälen and Vimmerby/Astrid Lindgren’s World.

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