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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies Part Four: Tourism Supply, Demand, Planning and Development Learning Objectives • Recognize the world-wide importance of natural resource conservation and sustainable tourism development. • Learn how ecotourism can benefit local people. • Understand the dangers and Understand the dangers and limitations of ecotourism. • Understand tourist codes of ethics and guidelines and guidelines. • Learn current environmental practices of tourism organizations and suppliers. • Learn how to maintain natural destinations. 10th Edition - 2006 Chapter 17: Tourism and the Environment
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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies Part Four: Tourism Supply, Demand, Planning and Development WTTC X Key Environmental Issues W Global warming Depletion of the ozone layer Acid rain Depletion and pollution of water resources Depletion and pollution of land resources 10th Edition - 2006 Chapter 17: Tourism and the Environment
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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies Part Four: Tourism Supply, Demand, Planning and Development WTTC Implications of Resource Depletion Political instability or increased competition for land could lead to loss competition for land could lead to loss of potential new tourism destinations and degradation of existing destinations. Loss of landscape and wildlife could cause a decrease in customer satisfaction with tourism products and hence lower propensity to travel to some destinations. Higher fuel prices could lead to operational price increases and corresponding decreases in the number of travelers in this “price-sensitive market.” 10th Edition - 2006 Chapter 17: Tourism and the Environment
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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies Part Four: Tourism Supply, Demand, Planning and Development Elements of the WTTC and the Environment Travel & Tourism is an integral aspect of modern societies Global awareness of environmental damage is developing rapidly The resources of the world’s largest industry can and must be harnessed to achieve environmental goals The industry has the potential to influence billions of customers per years and to use its leverage to achieve beneficial environmental effects The customer challenge will exert a growing pressure to achieve environmental improvements Environmental lobbies will add pressure to develop good environmental practice Self-regulation must be developed rapidly and effectively and used to influence the development of appropriate and workable regulations Corporate environmental mission statements are a vital first step toward self-regulation Environmental leadership must come from the major international companies 10th Edition - 2006 Chapter 17: Tourism and the Environment
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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies Part Four: Tourism Supply, Demand, Planning and Development
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