A multiple-criteria approach for the evaluation of comparative indicators of sustainable tourism
Keywords:multiple-criteria decision-making, PIPRECIA method, analysis, sustainable development tourism
In this paper, a multiple-criteria approach has been applied to evaluate and rank types of development indicators of sustainable tourism. Groups of indicators whose comparison was presented through evaluation and prioritization are economy, the satisfaction of tourists, social and cultural elements, as well as environmental ones. The types of indicators discussed in the paper are designed to provide guidelines for measuring the degree of compliance. Using Pivot Pairwise Relatives Criteria Importance Assessment (PIPRECIA) method we have defined the evaluation of the mentioned indicators and their importance. The primary goal of the paper is to demonstrate the practical sides of the Multiple-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM) methods in this sort of analysis while highlighting the most crucial sustainable tourism indicators.
D’Adamo, I., & Gastaldi, M. (2022). Sustainable development goals: A regional overview based on multi-criteria decision analysis. Sustainability, 14(15), 9779. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14159779
Draži?, G. (2020). Održivi turizam [Sustainable tourism]. Univerzitet Singidunum, Beograd.
?uki?, T., Doljanica, D., & Popovi?, G. (2022a). Višekriterijumska evaluacija karakteristika pametnih gradova kao pametnih turisti?kih destinacija [Multiple-criteria evaluation of the smart cities characteristics as smart tourism destinations]. Ecologica. 29(107), 297–305. https://doi.org/10.18485/ecologica.2022.29.107.1
?uki?, T., Janošik, M., & Popovi?, G. (2022b). MCDM analysis of factors that contribute to the improvement of the organization’s business. Quaestus, 21, 78–87.
Garabinovi?, D., Papi?, M., & Kosti?, M. (2021). Multi-criteria decision-making trends in ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Economics of Agriculture, 68(2), 321–340. https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj2102321G
Giulietti, S., Casals, F. R., Esteve, J. F., & Schröder, C. (2018). Tourism and the environment: Towards a reporting mechanism in Europe. European Topic Centre on Urban Land and Soil Systems.
Kele?, M. K., Özda?o?lu, A., & Yakut, M. Z. (2022). Analysis of the criteria used to evaluate renewable energy sources in Turkey with fuzzy SWARA. Optimization and Decision-Making in the Renewable Energy Industry (pp. 59–88). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-2472-8.ch003
Kosti?, M., Laki?evi?, M., & Mili?evi?, S. (2018). Sustainable tourism development of mountain tourism destinations in Serbia. Economics of Agriculture, 65(2), 843–857. https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1802843K
Lin, C. L. (2020). Establishing environment sustentation strategies for urban and rural/town tourism based on a hybrid MCDM approach. Current Issues in Tourism, 23(19), 2360–2395. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2019.1642308
Lukinovi?, M., Jovanovi?, ?., & Jovanovi?, L. (2017). Održivi razvoj i ekosistemska odgovornost kroz uvo?enje eti?kih principa u savremeno poslovanje [Sustainable development and ecosystem responsibility through the introduction of ethical principles in modern business]. Ecologica, 86, 241–249.
Mardani, A., Jusoh, A., Zavadskas, E. K., Khalifah, Z., & Nor, K. M. (2015). Application of multiple-criteria decision-making techniques and approaches to evaluating of service quality: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Business Economics and Management, 16(5), 1034–1068. https://doi.org/10.3846/16111699.2015.1095233
Ožegovi?, L., Vu?urevi?, T., & Brkanli?, S. (2012). Ekologija – stub održivog razvoja [Ecology – a pillar of sustainable development]. Evropsko zakonodavstvo, 11(41), 45–48.
Ocampo, L. (2022). Full consistency method (FUCOM) and weighted sum under fuzzy information for evaluating the sustainability of farm tourism sites. Soft Computing, 26(22), 12481–12508. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-022-07184-8
Popovic, G., Stanujkic, D., & Karabasevic, D. (2019). A framework for the evaluation of hotel property development projects. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 23(2), 96-107. https://doi.org/10.3846/ijspm.2019.7435
Puška, A., Beganovi?, A., Stojanovi?, I., & Murti?, S. (2022). Green supplier’s selection using economic and environmental criteria in medical industry. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1–22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-022-02544-8
Singh, S., Upadhyay, S. P., & Powar, S. (2022). Developing an integrated social, economic, environmental, and technical analysis model for sustainable development using hybrid multi-criteria decision-making methods. Applied Energy, 308, 118235. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.118235
Stanujkic, D., Karabasevic, D., & Popovic, G. (2021a). Ranking alternatives using PIPRECIA method: A case of hotels website evaluation. Journal of Process Management and New Technologies, 9(3-4), 62–68. https://doi.org/10.5937/jpmnt9-34506
Stanujkic, D., Karabasevic, D., Popovic, G., & Sava, C. (2021b). Simplified pivot pairwise relative criteria importance assessment (PIPRECIA-S) method. Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 24(4), 141.
Stanujkic, D., Karabasevic, D., Zavadskas, E. K., Smarandache, F., & Cavallaro, F. (2019). An approach to determining customer satisfaction in traditional Serbian restaurants. Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues, 6(3), 1127–1138. https://doi.org/10.9770/jesi.2019.6.3(5)
Stanujkic, D., Zavadskas, E. K., Karabasevic, D., Smarandache, F., & Turskis, Z. (2017). The use of the pivot pairwise relative criteria importance assessment method for determining the weights of criteria. Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 20(4), 116–133.
Stojanovi? V. (2011). Turizam i održivi razvoj [Tourism and sustainable development]. Univerzitet u Novom Sadu, Prirodno - matemati?ki fakultet, Departman za turizam i hotelijerstvo.
Ta?, M. A., & Çakir, E. (2022). A hybrid fuzzy MCDM approach for sustainable health tourism sites evaluation. Handbook of Research on Advances and Applications of Fuzzy Sets and Logic (pp. 77–104). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7979-4.ch004
Uluta?, A., Popovic, G., Stanujkic, D., Karabasevic, D., Zavadskas, E. K., & Turskis, Z. (2020). A new hybrid MCDM model for personnel selection based on a novel grey PIPRECIA and grey OCRA methods. Mathematics, 8(10), 1698. https://doi.org/10.3390/math8101698
Uluta?, A., & Topal, A. (2022). Evaluation of the criteria used in the selection of renewable energy sources with the plithogenic PIPRECIA method. Optimization and Decision-Making in the Renewable Energy Industry (pp. 109–125). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-2472-8.ch005
Wang, C. N., & Nguyen, H. P. (2022). Evaluating the sustainability of hotels using multi-criteria decision-making methods. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Engineering Sustainability (pp. 129–140). Thomas Telford Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.21.00084
Yap, J. Y. L., Ho, C. C., & Ting, C. Y. (2019). A systematic review of the applications of multi-criteria decision-making methods in site selection problems. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 9(4), 548–563. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-05-2018-0078
Yang, J. J., Chuang, Y. C., Lo, H. W., & Lee, T. I. (2020). A two-stage MCDM model for exploring the influential relationships of sustainable sports tourism criteria in Taichung City. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(7), 2319. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17072319
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2023 Marija Janošik, Gabrijela Popovi?, Svetlana Vukoti?
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.