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Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
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How travellers AND the tourism industry can get involved in Responsible Tourism. This presentation was made at the Harley Davidson Africa Bike Week South Coast Tourism business breakfast on Freedom …

How travellers AND the tourism industry can get involved in Responsible Tourism. This presentation was made at the Harley Davidson Africa Bike Week South Coast Tourism business breakfast on Freedom Day - 27 April - at San Lameer, near Margate, in KwaZulu-Natal privince

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  • 1. Martin Hatchuelwww.thistourismweek.co.za
  • 2. We Suck at collaboration Ron Mader - planeta.com
  • 3. Which is how we developeda tourism industry...
  • 4. Which is characterised by...• Lack of foresight & planning• Insensitive development ...Fail!• Marginalisation, alienation• Massive carbon footprint
  • 5. Tourists People traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes UN World Tourism Organisation
  • 6. • Holidaymakers• Businesspeople• Conferences• Events (Sport, religion, culture)
  • 7. International tourist arrivals1950: 25 millionAnnual growth: 1950 – 2010: 6.2%2010: 940 million Export earnings: US$ 919 billion; € 693 billion2011: 980 million2012: One billion + UNWTO. Pic: Pierre Selim
  • 8. Travel & Tourism2011: 9% of global GDP US$6 trillion ... 255 million jobs Expected growth: 4% per yearWorld Travel & Tourism Council
  • 9. Travel & Tourism2022: 10% of global GDP US$10 trillion 328 million jobs ... 1 in every 10 on the planet!World Travel & Tourism Council
  • 10. This is gonna kill us!
  • 11. Tourismthatcreatesbetterplaces forpeople tolive in,and betterplaces tovisit
  • 12. What’s so different aboutthat?
  • 13. Responsible tourism is not• Sustainable tourism• Eco-tourism• Green tourism• Natural environments tourism• Cultural tourism• Heritage tourism• Niche tourism• Township tourism• Sports tourism
  • 14. ... It’s all of the above - and moreIt’s aboutthe legaciesand consequencesof tourism
  • 15. It generates• Respect for local cultures• Support for social development• Respect for the environment
  • 16. Everyone takes responsibility: Host CommunitiesPic: Alvaror Fontana Visitors
  • 17. Where does come from?
  • 18. The Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism (2002)Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable DevelopmentCape Town Conference on Responsible Tourism inDestinations (280 delegates from 20 countries)Birth of a movement
  • 19. Responsible Tourism in Destinations Conferences • The Kerala Declaration on the roles of stakeholders (2008) • The Belize Declaration on cruising, second homes, climate change, local economic development and tourisms impacts in the coastal zone (2009) • Oman 2010 • Canada 2011 • Brazil May 2012
  • 20. The Cape Town Declaration Responsible Tourism:• Minimises negative • Generates respect impacts between tourists and• Ensures economic hosts benefits • Involves locals and• Is culturally sensitive enhances their well-• Conserves heritage being and diversity • Improves working• Builds local pride and conditions and access confidence to the industry
  • 21. Triple bottom line:Economic Responsibility
  • 22. Triple bottom line:Social Responsibility
  • 23. Triple bottom line:Environmental Responsibility
  • 24. Sohow do we do it?
  • 25. Tourism IndustryEducate
  • 26. Collaborate
  • 27. Globalise yourselfRon Mader
  • 28. Gamefication on Ron Mader
  • 29. Do what you love Ron Mader
  • 30. PreachWhatYouPracticeRon Mader
  • 31. Small is beautiful Ron Mader
  • 32. Think Big Ron Mader
  • 33. Plan sensibly & sensitively
  • 34. The TouristBeforeyou • Do your homeworkleave • ‘What approach must I take?’ You don’t entertain tourists in your house. You entertain visitors Hugo Antonio Santiago
  • 35. In your destination If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home James Michener Pic: Bohari Adventures; Mataram, Indonesia
  • 36. Respect• Learn about the destination• Respect the destination• Respect the environment• Respect yourselfGodfrey A. Okiki "Women off to Market" 1963
  • 37. Engage• Make Friends• Feel the joy• Try to understand the challengesPic: John Pannell
  • 38. • Use accredited Go green accommodation & tours • Leave the ivory on the elephant• Self-accreditation sucks! • Re-use & recycle• Don’t rent the emaciated • Use carbon offsetting camel
  • 39. Sleep where you stayStay in locally-owned placesthat support local economies
  • 40. You’re in Africa. Why are you buying Chinese? • Eat & buy local • Bargaining? Pay fair prices
  • 41. • Public transport• Cycling• And the winner is: Walking!Win! Win! Win!
  • 42. Self-accreditation sucksTravel with operators who practiceResponsible Tourism
  • 43. Be yourselfYes, you arepaying, and no,why should youaccept poorservice?But be niceResponsibletourism demandsequal relationships
  • 44. Sex & The City Practice safe sexFiercely protect childrenagainst sexual (and other) exploitation
  • 45. Be charitable. But... • Donate via reputable institutions • Self-accreditation sucks • Don’t give money to children • If you have to volunteer - how will your stay affect your hosts?
  • 46. Look but don’t touchAnd no, don’t leave any footprints• Leave nature as it is• Wild animals are wild - no petting. Respect their space• Put your butt out properly - and take it home with you• Use water sparingly
  • 47. Back homePreach What You Practice
  • 48. Ron Mader:Mzansi leads the way
  • 49. Uthando (Love) South Africa - Cape Town• Aims to help community development projects in South Africa.• Authentic, uplifting, fun, inspirational, interactive and meaningful experiences in the townships www.uthandosa.org
  • 50. Oceans - Mossel Bay• Research• Internships• Volunteer programmes• www.oceans-research.com
  • 51. Face Adrenalin - Bloukrans Bungy• 10.9% of turnover (increasing annually by 0.3%) to the Tsitsikamma Forest Village Trust.• On a R690 jump this = R75,21• R14,000,000 since 1998• www.faceadrenalin.com
  • 52. Calabash Tours - Port Elizabeth• Created for tourists who want to meet the locals and experience true urban Africa.• Real City Tours• Shebeen Tours• Calabash Trust• www.calabashtours.co.za
  • 53. But beware!Here be dragons!
  • 54. Governments want results
  • 55. Expectations
  • 56. ProceedWithCaution
  • 57. Market researchIf you build it - will they co
  • 58. Integrated tourism, economic, and spatial planning is the key to unlocking the potential of tourism in destinations
  • 59. Responsible tourism meanssuccessful social development
  • 60. I don’t care what you do.I do care whether the scale of your ambition is making it laughably, impossibly better Umair Haque
  • 61. Slideshare.net/MartinHatchuel1 Enkosi - Thank youTweeples & Facebookers Ron Mader - Planeta.comRon Mader @RonmaderJoey L Defrancesco @JoeyquitsResponsible Capetown @RespcptTourism Geographies @TourismjournalResponsible Tourism @RespontourPaul Miedema @Paulmiedema1Mynatour @My_NatourEthan Gelber @ThetravelwordClimatesmartct @ClimatesmartctResponsible Travel @R_TravelCatherine Mack @CatherinemackEtourism @EtourismforumCoffeebeans Routes @CoffeebeansroutKurt Ackermann @Kurt_ASkye Grove @SkyegroveIvisitorguide @Ivisitorguide
  • 62. About the fontsAll the fancy fonts in this presentation were designed by Jo Taylor graphicriver.net/user/joiaco Qirkus Qirlycues Qixstix Qokijo Qranklestein Quikhand jotaylor.me
  • 63. Sala kakuhleGoodbye - stay well Martin Hatchuelwww.thistourismweek.co.za March 12

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