Nature Guide Tourism - An Introduction

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Nature Guide Tourism - An Introduction

  1. 1. Nature Guide The  Essen(al  Part  for  Chinese   Ecotourism Green  Drinks  Shanghai 13th  February  2014
  2. 2. Ecotourism  is  a  form  of  tourism  involving  visi1ng  fragile,  pris1ne,   and  rela1vely  undisturbed  natural  areas,  intended  as  a  low-­‐ impact  and  o:en  small  scale  alterna1ve  to  standard  commercial   (mass)  tourism.   Its  purpose  is  to  educate  the  traveler,  to  provide  funds  for   ecological  conserva1on,  to  directly  benefit  the  economic   development  and  poli1cal  empowerment  of  local  communi1es,   or  to  foster  respect  for  different  cultures  and  for  human  rights What is Ecotourism? Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  3. 3. What makes Ecotourism successful MAKING CONNECTIONS Local People Engaging in Ecotourism is one of best ways of traveling responsibly i.e Ecotourism Environment Tourist • ensuring less or no harm to the environment • driving more funds to local communities • learning and enjoying cultural diversity Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  4. 4. Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  5. 5. Ecotourism = Conventional Tourism? If we fail to make connections… Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  6. 6. Nature Guide: the people making connections • A  Good  Nature  Guide  Could: Effec%vely    Communicate  with  Tourists Structure  Abundant  Ac%vi%es Design  suitable  route Convey  local  intelligence Guide  to  more  environmental  friendly  behavior  and  thoughts Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  7. 7. What do China have … • Educa1on • Tourism Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  8. 8. Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  9. 9. What we are training… Basic   knowledge  on   Nature Guiding   Technique Several   Loca1ons Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  10. 10. A Successful Example Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  11. 11. A Prof. Nature Guide System Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Nature  Guide   Cer,ficate Prof.  Nature   Guide Top  Grade   Nature  Guide • • • • A  full  %me,  well   paid  prof.  nature   guide Good  volunteer Take  it  as  a  job Program    trainer Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  12. 12. Tips & Suggestions for Community engagement in Eco tourism As    tourists • Conduct  code  of  ecotourism  ethics Prepare  before  you  leave Follow  the  rules Respect  wildlife,  flora  and  their   habitat Lessen  your  impact  on  the   environment Respect  the  human  environment Website  Links hMp://www.shwbs.org/swb/ hMp://www.shfamily.com/ar1cles/2010/03/31/ecotourism-­‐in-­‐china/ hMp://fama2.us.es:8080/turismo/turismonet1/economia%20del%20turismo/turismo%20y%20medio%20ambiente/ CODE%20OF%20CONDUCT%20ECOTOURISM.PDF hMp://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_701668340101dztl.html Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  13. 13. Tips & Suggestions for Community engagement in Eco tourism As    local  people • Be  environmental  friendly Switch  off  the  lights Shorten  the  shower Sustainable  charging   Picking  your  own  fruits  and  vegetables etc • Be  aware  of  the  beauty  of  the  place  you  live • Learn  about  local  culture  and  environment Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program
  14. 14. Tigris  &  Jane  -­‐  1gris@vip.163.com THANK YOU Shanghai Nature Guide Training Program

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