Monitoring the percentage of tourist arrivals per market, months and weeks helps to identify high and low peaks and to foresee and tackle the issues linked with both periods in a timely manner.
Measuring employment helps to understand to what extent tourism-related work activities provide employment and equal opportunities for men and women, both South Tyrolean and non-South Tyrolean.
Measuring economic benefits is important to assess how much wealth tourism produces for the regional economy and to understand the state of health of individual South Tyrolean tourism enterprises.
The participation of government, businesses and the community in a sustainable development path is crucial to achieve a successful implementation of a concept.
Local and Visitor Satisfaction
The satisfaction of both local inhabitants and visitors plays a crucial role in destination development to preserve the quality of life and the quality of the holiday.
South Tyrol is a popular holiday destination for culturally interested tourists due to its many cultural treasures and its rich history.
Accessibility is a comprehensive concept that enables everyone to participate in the social life on an equal basis and is not solely limited to special solutions for people with disabilities (PwD).
An increase in the number of tourists leads directly to an increase energy consumption in the destination.
Various tourist activities, for example skiing or golf, require large amounts of water.
Sorting waste is more complicated in tourism, due to the use of single-dose products, but also due to tourists’ lack of knowledge of the specific rules for the separation of waste.
In high season, individual mobility generates congestion and pollution, creating discomfort for residents and tourists.
Being responsible for around 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions1, the tourism industry is substantially contributing to climate change. At the same time, the touristic offer is directly affected by changing climatic conditions, with negative effects for many destinations.