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Editorial

Editorial Conclusions: implications for tourism sustainability in natural, residential and mountain locations Introduction The set of articles in this issue broadens perspectives on sustainability in tourism both in terms of places and seasons. Our aim was to build on an earlier theme issue (Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, volume 10 number 2, 2018) which focused on mountain areas mostly during the winter season. This theme issue encompasses aspects of sustainability in natural spaces, second homes in rural and mountain locations and mountain tourism. While the pandemic has and will have a significant and long-lasting impact on the tourism industry, it seems likely that new opportunities will emerge for natural, residential and mountain locations – in some cases, driven by the changes arising from the worldwide response to the COVID-19 virus. The objective of this issue was to identify current and pending challenges and offer solutions for destinations that are considering or actively seeking pathways to enhanced sustainability. The aim here is to summarize the key points arising from this collection of articles. In so doing, we identify and present some practical solutions relating to a set of eight themes that encapsulate the main issues and challenges for natural, residential and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1755-4217
DOI
10.1108/WHATT-08-2020-094
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Abstract

Conclusions: implications for tourism sustainability in natural, residential and mountain locations Introduction The set of articles in this issue broadens perspectives on sustainability in tourism both in terms of places and seasons. Our aim was to build on an earlier theme issue (Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, volume 10 number 2, 2018) which focused on mountain areas mostly during the winter season. This theme issue encompasses aspects of sustainability in natural spaces, second homes in rural and mountain locations and mountain tourism. While the pandemic has and will have a significant and long-lasting impact on the tourism industry, it seems likely that new opportunities will emerge for natural, residential and mountain locations – in some cases, driven by the changes arising from the worldwide response to the COVID-19 virus. The objective of this issue was to identify current and pending challenges and offer solutions for destinations that are considering or actively seeking pathways to enhanced sustainability. The aim here is to summarize the key points arising from this collection of articles. In so doing, we identify and present some practical solutions relating to a set of eight themes that encapsulate the main issues and challenges for natural, residential and

Journal

Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism ThemesEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 30, 2020

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