The benefits and problems of ecotourism Begin by opening your learning journal for this activity. Increasing awareness of the problems of mass tourism is leading many holidaymakers to seek more responsible and sustainable forms of tourism. One of the most common forms of sustainable tourism is ecotourism, the term most commonly used to describe any form of holiday or recreation in natural surroundings. The Ecotourism Society also adds the concept of social responsibility in its definition of ecotourism as:
The practice of ecotourism and sustainable tourism has the potential to assist in conserving natural areas, alleviating poverty, empowering women, enhancing education, and improving the health and well being of local communities.
The text discusses how ecotourism and sustainable tourism can assist in supporting and meeting this potential by drawing on case studies and examples. It takes a historical perspective looking at the development of ecotourism and sustainable tourism over the past twenty years, from where The International Ecotourism Society and other associations began, and in particular the key landmarks and events that have brought ecotourism and sustainable tourism to the present day.
The remaining chapters discuss how these forms of tourism can and have the potential to support and meet the MDG. The final summary chapter will discuss how ecotourism and sustainable tourism can assist in supporting and meeting the MDG byand look towards the future in identifying some of the challenges and goals that need to be considered.
Applicable Courses Ideal for undergraduate and graduate level courses in ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Collins, Colorado Additional Buy Options.Sustainable Tourism: A Global Perspective.
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Sustainable tourism is the concept of visiting a place as a tourist and trying to make a positive impact on the environment, The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) serves as the international body for fostering increased knowledge and understanding of sustainable tourism practices, promoting the adoption of universal sustainable.
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