Demand of the tourists visiting protected areas in small oceanic islands: the Azores case-study (Portugal)

  title={Demand of the tourists visiting protected areas in small oceanic islands: the Azores case-study (Portugal)},
  author={R. E. Queiroz and Jos{\'e} Angelo Guerreiro and Maria da Anunciaç{\~a}o Ventura},
  journal={Environment, Development and Sustainability},
In general, tourism plays a significant role in the economy of archipelagos and islands. The Autonomous Region of the Azores has a great potential for tourism, offering multiple attractions, both natural and cultural, creating a big challenge for a sustainable tourism policy since little attention has been paid to the archipelagos and their special needs. This work aims to understand the profile and type of ecotourist that visits the Azores. This knowledge is of great importance for a better… 

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