Is tourism development sustainable for Malta?

(Times of Malta) Improving quality should drive the entire tourism sector at all levels, as it should drive all other areas of the economy. Residents also stand to benefit, not only tourists. Let’s not get stuck in the mentality of the old ‘quantity versus quality’ tug-of-war. Quality is not the opposite of quantity. There is no limit to improving quality, irrespective of numbers. Yet increasing the amount of tourists does have a limit. The size of this country can’t cope with more.

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Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smithhttp://www.jmcsmith.com
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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