Tourism Research Links

Sustainable Tourism

[Prepared by David Waldron, REM Graduate Student]

Gateway Sites

  1. The Sustainable Tourism INterest Group (STRING) set up a web site - - providing tourism researchers with a comprehensive collection of internet resources relevant to sustainable tourism. Its links include multilateral organizations, non-governmental and governmental organizations, and codes of ethics and practices.
  2. Tourism Montreal has developed a web site devoted to tourism research. One section of the site focuses on tourism sustainable development research. It is accessible at:

Other Links

  1. This web site: connects to the Green Globe site. Green Globe is an environmental management and awareness program developed by the World Travel and Tourism Council. It provides up-to-date coverage of some recent efforts in the tourism industry to become more environmentally aware.
  2. TOURFOR - - is a project that is using environmental management systems for recreational and tourism forestry sites. The web site provides a good case study and links focusing on environmental management.
  3. The World Travel and Tourism Council web site - - has a section devoted to environmental issues. It provides key web sites to visit, including EcoNETT, a site that focuses on sustainable tourism projects and initiatives developed by companies or travel destinations.