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Sustainable tourism and economic instruments: international experience and the case of Hvar, Croatia

Sustainable tourism and economic instruments: international experience and the case of Hvar, Croatia

The economics of tourism and sustainable development: 197-224

This chapter looks at the linkages between tourism and environmental damage and then examines the implications of the use of tourist eco-taxes, first from an international perspective and then from the local case of Hvar, Croatia. It is indicated that tourist eco-taxes present one possible means of addressing the negative aspects of tourism, both through changing behaviour and by providing funds for environmental improvement.

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