The sustainable development and social tourism

  • V. G. Salnikov Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Zh. Assipova Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • А. S. Aktymbayeva Al-Farabi Kazakh National University


Issue of sustainable development nowadays is very popular and is researched in different studies. During the 90s, the term of sustainability entered a discourse which started to direct the economic and political structures that constitute the present larger context of the tourism system, the industry and its development.
This paper explains the concept of sustainability, its definitions and indicators and also deals with the ways in which the concepts of social tourism and sustainable tourism and sustainable development have become increasingly connected. Also further will be discussed the strong relationships between development of social tourism and the sustainable development according reports of European Union.


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How to Cite
SALNIKOV, V. G.; ASSIPOVA, Zh.; AKTYMBAYEVA, А. S.. The sustainable development and social tourism. Eurasian Journal of Ecology, [S.l.], v. 38, n. 2/1, jan. 2016. ISSN 2617-7358. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 may 2019.


sustainable development; sustainability indicators; tourism; social tourism.