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Coastal Scenery: An Introduction

  • Nelson Rangel-BuitragoEmail author
  • Allan T. Williams
  • Ayşen Ergin
  • Giorgio Anfuso
  • Anton Micallef
  • Enzo Pranzini
Chapter
Part of the Coastal Research Library book series (COASTALRL, volume 26)

Abstract

Coastal tourism includes those recreational activities which involve travel away from one’s place of residence which has as their host or focus the coastal zone. This industry necessarily depends on the coastal environment to attract tourists. Excellant scenery is maybe the prime factor considered by a potential tourist when is time to choose a coastal vacation destination. Coastal scenery management, a controlled tourism growth, an enhancing of the product, the constant upgrading of the quality of offer and service, as well a diversified clientele, can be considered as critical points for an ideal tourism development that will satisfy both visitors and those whose livelihood depends on it.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nelson Rangel-Buitrago
    • 1
    Email author
  • Allan T. Williams
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ayşen Ergin
    • 4
  • Giorgio Anfuso
    • 5
  • Anton Micallef
    • 6
  • Enzo Pranzini
    • 7
  1. 1.Departamentos de Física y Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias BásicasUniversidad del AtlánticoBarranquillaColombia
  2. 2.Faculty of Architecture, Computing and EngineeringUniversity of Wales, Trinity Saint DavidSwanseaUK
  3. 3.CICA NOVANova Universidad de LisboaLisbonPortugal
  4. 4.Department of Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering DivisionMiddle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  5. 5.Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra, Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y AmbientalesUniversidad de CádizPuerto RealSpain
  6. 6.Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics, Institute of Earth SystemsUniversity of MaltaMsidaMalta
  7. 7.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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