The concept of sustainable development in tourism has entered in business strategies, policy development and academic research. But what does it precisely entail? This article critically explores the different perspectives.
This academic article explores the challenges and opportunities of sustainable management of
coastal and maritime cultural heritage. What geophysical and social threats to
preserving cultural heritage sites can be identified? Management recommendations are given.
While the official goal of sustainable development is a development that balances economic, social and environmental issues, this study finds that stakeholders in Geirangerfjord World heritage site perceive social issues to be the main goal of sustainable development.