RPT_390_Sustainable_Tourism

RPT_390_Sustainable_Tourism - protecting and enhancing...

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Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development and Tourism Tourism
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Mass tourism … …the “evil” “evil” industry…
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Sustainable development … the only way to “save” “save” the world….
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Tourism industry responds with “alternative” “alternative” forms of tourism…
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Alternative Tourism Alternative Tourism International phenomenon after 1980s Characteristics: Slow development Socially/environmentally responsible Planned/controlled growth/development Long-term Small groups/longer time period Allocentrics to midcentrics
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Alternative Tourism Alternative Tourism Volunteer tourism Educational tourism Cultural tourism Nature tourism Wildlife tourism Adventure tourism Ecotourism
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Sustainable Tourism (ST) Sustainable Tourism (ST) “meets the needs of the present tourists and host regions while
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Unformatted text preview: protecting and enhancing opportunities for future” (UNWTO, 2000) ST Development ST Development Sustainable tourism concepts: Common pool Carrying capacity Tourism carrying capacity ST Strategies ST Strategies Conservation & preservation Enhancement of local landscape Involvement of local people Control of tourism in local hands Investments supporting local economy Sustainability Issues Sustainability Issues Effects on local communities Tourist satisfaction Economic benefits Energy, water, solid waste management Controlling use intensity Ecotourism Ecotourism Ecotourism Components Ecotourism Components Nature-based Environmentally educative Ecologically sustainable Locally beneficial...
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