The Importance of Environmental Safety Evaluation of BeachesChangchun Zhou*
College of Geography and Tourism, Qufu Normal University, Rizhao 276826, Shandong, China
- *Corresponding Author:
- Changchun Zhou
College of Geography and Tourism
Qufu Normal University
80 Yantai Road, Rizhao 276826
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Received date: January 08, 2016 Accepted date: January 19, 2016 Published date: January 26, 2016
Citation: Zhou C (2016) The Importance of Environmental Safety Evaluation of Beaches. J Coast Zone Manag 19:416. doi:10.4172/2473-3350.1000416
Copyright: © 2016 Zhou C. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Tourism is the largest industry in the world and beaches are the major factor in this tourism market. However, in the activities of beaches’ tourism, some environmental indexes of beaches have significant effects on tourists’ experience, physical health, and even life safety. Based on the aim of providing safe and healthy services for tourists, some beach evaluation or rating systems in some European countries and the United States are described and advance in research of environmental safety evaluation of beaches in China is discussed, and the main problems and practical challenges in beach management are pointed out, which is exactly what I am working on.