This article aims to adopt a thematic approach to a review of the literature relating to sustainability and its challenges in destinations that highly depend on tourism.
The paper provides a review of scientific and theoretical research studies on the concept and principles of sustainable tourism, the effects of tourism on society and sustainable tourism strategy.
The basic principles of sustainable tourism development apply to all destinations, including Cyprus. The development of tourism is associated with the observance of the principles of sustainable tourism development, which takes the form of balanced environmental and economic development and involves the observance of public interest.
The paper offers a broad-ranging review-based perspective on sustainable tourism and the principles and development thereof.
Dembovska, I. and Zvaigzne, A. (2021), "Sustainability and its challenges in destinations that highly depend on tourism: a thematic literature review", Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol. 13 No. 6, pp. 697-708. https://doi.org/10.1108/WHATT-07-2021-0098
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