Title: Tourism destination management in sustainability development perspective, the role of entrepreneurship and networking ability: Tourist Kit

Authors: Maria Antonella Ferri; Lucia Aiello

Addresses: Faculty of Economics and Management, Universitas Mercatorum, Online University of Italian Chambers of Commerce, Appia Pignatelli, Rome, Italy ' Faculty of Economics and Management, Universitas Mercatorum, Online University of Italian Chambers of Commerce, Appia Pignatelli, Rome, Italy

Abstract: In the recent decade, the tourist destination management is considered as a destination in which a complex product composed of different elements required a coordination system. This implies that this destination should be organised in the sustainability perspective. We propose an interdisciplinary paper that is built following both a managerial and organisational perspective. The approach is the resource-based view theory and the concept of capabilities. The method used is the desk analysis spread in two phases: review of the literature on the main topics, destination management and coordination system; presentation of a case study. The finding of the work is that a sustainable tourist destination is possible if we start from definition of tourist destination as integrated and multilevel, where all main actors of the territory aim for sustainable development. This study presents the main characteristics for a developed country destination.

Keywords: tourist destination; destination management; complex product; sustainability; coordination system; Tourist Kit; PosteItaliane.

DOI: 10.1504/WREMSD.2017.086334

World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2017 Vol.13 No.5/6, pp.647 - 664

Available online: 02 May 2017 *

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