L11 eco tourism ap

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L11 eco tourism ap

  1. 1. How can tourism be more sustainable? (Ecotourism)
  2. 2. What is Ecotourism? • Ecotourism is tourism that benefits the environment, local economy and the lives of the local people. • Are the following examples part of ecotourism??? What is Ecotourism? Ecotourism Not ecotourism
  3. 3. Tall hotels?
  4. 4. Buildings below tree height?
  5. 5. Seeing wild animals from a hot air balloon?
  6. 6. Arriving by boat?
  7. 7. Walking on coral?
  8. 8. Walking on foot on Safari
  9. 9. Building a runway on a beach?
  10. 10. Educate tourists about local culture
  11. 11. Well? What is Ecotourism?
  12. 12. Stewardship and Conservation • Stewardship is a personal responsibility for looking after the environment. No one should damage it now or in the future. • Conservation is about the careful planned use of the environment so it is not ruined for future generations. Often done by government body. What is Ecotourism?
  13. 13. What is Ecotourism? • It has three strand often;. • Watch this video and write down any more you find out about ecotourism. ECO TOURISM SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL ECOMONIC What is Ecotourism?
  14. 14. What is Ecotourism? • Cost more than standard holiday. • It is a small but expanding market of tourism. • Environmentally friendly tourism. For example; – Little or no use of energy (solar power). – Eat local food (low food miles) • Often locals are employed as guides. Money then re-spent locally. • Tourists visit local villages an buy souvenirs directly from the person who made it. • Often give an experience directly with the natural environment e.g. trekking or kayaking. What is Ecotourism?
  15. 15. Ecotourism Case Study: The Galapagos Islands
  16. 16. The Galapagos Islands (p317) How can tourism be more sustainable?
  17. 17. Ecotourism Case Study How can tourism be more sustainable? Complete the case study card using the hand out

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