The contribution of tourism and sport to sustainable growth

Gabriel Macaya

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Macaya, G. (2004). Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes (1985-2015). The contribution of tourism and sport to sustainable growth. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 78, 51-55.

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Abstract

In this paper the definition of sustainable development and its limitations is considered. Comparative basic data of Costa Rica’s development is analyzed from a perspective of Human sustainable development. The importance of tourism development, its insertion in a sustainable development strategy and the role that adventure sports could play in this strategy are analyzed.

Keywords: Costa Rica, Sport, Sustainable Development, Tourism.

ISSN: 1577-4015

Published: October 01, 2004