Potential, thresholds and threats of tourism development in Bodrum Peninsula (Turkey)

Gezici F., Gul A., Alkay E.

International Conference on Sustainable Tourism, Segovia, Spain, 7 - 09 July 2004, vol.9, pp.13-24 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 9
  • City: Segovia
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-24
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


Although Turkey has a variety of tourism attractions such as natural, historical and architectural heritage, "sea, sun, sand" factors have been the main components of tourism revenues. Especially after the realization of the problems of mass tourism towards coastal areas in the Mediterranean destination countries, Turkey has also evaluated the tourism development process with its spatial, environmental and socio-economic implications.