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Covarrubias, R. and Conde, E. (2009) Percepción del nivel de satisfacción de los residentes con la actividad turística. Caso Comala, Colima, México. TURyDES. Revista Turismo y Desarrollo Local Sostenible, 2.

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  • TITLE: Environmental Assessment for Health Tourism in Baños de Agua Santa, Ecuador

    AUTHORS: Gutiérrez L. Ruiz, Cespedes D. García, Ramirez R. Covarrubias

    KEYWORDS: Environmental, Assessment, Health Tourism

    JOURNAL NAME: Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol.8 No.7, June 29, 2017

    ABSTRACT: The aim of this study is to apply the methodology for assessment of environmental impact of the heritage town with health tourism interest that is assessed. Health tourism is based on the appropriate employment of natural resources, landscapes and the natural and cultural heritage of a place. In order to carry out the study, a set of both theoretical and empirical methods were used to analyze the case of Baños de Agua Santa. The theoretical methods include the analysis and synthesis employed throughout the research process, as well as in the bibliographic study and the evaluation of the information obtained. In addition, the inductive-deductive method was employed to analyze, process, and treat the information and data that were used frequently in this work. As for the empirical methods, the researchers employed participatory techniques with community stakeholders, in order to gather information through interviews. Also, researchers conducted direct observation of community activities. The automated method software is used which requires a baseline study of the environment assessment in Tungurahua, Ecuador, to be prepared. In addition, the analysis of the social perception on tourism of the local people from the course work of students at the UIDE shall be applied. The conclusions of the case studies undertaken allow for strategic proposals and recommendations to be prepared so that they can be incorporated into the management plans for health tourism in the town with natural heritage value.