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  • 1. Prepared by Kurtz Lyle Mira Borata
  • 2.
    • Ecotourism is: “ Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people. ” (TIES, 1990)
    What is Ecotourism? KLMB 2011
  • 3. Who is Eco-tourist?
    • Ecotourism appeals to a wide range of travelers, of all ages and interests. Travelers who choose ecotourism are responsible consumers interested in social, economic and environmental sustainability.
    KLMB 2011
  • 4. Who is Eco-tourist?
    • Seeking authentic local experiences and opportunities to give back to the communities they visit. Increasingly, eco-tourists are also seeking to minimize the carbon footprint of their travel, traveling with climate in mind by planning wisely and choosing consciously.
    KLMB 2011
  • 5. Characteristics of Ecotourism
    • Involves travel to natural destinations
    • Minimizes impact
    • Builds environmental awareness
    • Provides direct financial benefits for conservation
    • Provides financial benefits and empowerment for local people
    • Respects local culture
    • Supports human rights and democratic movements
    KLMB 2011
  • 6. Evolution of Ecotourism
    • Ecotourism first grew out of the global environmental movement in the late 1970s. More recently, ecotourism has helped to spawn a variety of new terms, such as sustainable tourism, pro-poor tourism, and responsible tourism.
    KLMB 2011
  • 7. Evolution of Ecotourism
    • An important trend within the development of sustainable tourism is initiatives to mainstream sustainability within travel and tourism, by taking the principles and good practices of ecotourism and applying them to wider swath of the market.
    KLMB 2011
  • 8. Significance of Ecotourism
    • Ecotourism provides effective economic incentives for conserving and enhancing bio-cultural diversity and helps protect the natural and cultural heritage of our beautiful planet. By increasing capacity building opportunities, ecotourism is also an effective vehicle for empowering local communities around the world to fight against poverty and to achieve sustainable development.
    KLMB 2011
  • 9. Negative Impacts of Ecotourism
    • Source of conflict over control of land, resources, and tourism profits.
    • Environmental degradation.
    • Disturbance to the Nature’s Fauna & Flora.
    • Threats to indigenous cultures.
    • Displacement of people.
    KLMB 2011
  • 10. PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 11. Philippines Ecotourism
    • Local Projects
    • Philippine Raptors Conservation Program
    • Tamaraw Conservation Program
    • Crocodile Farming Institute
    • Calauit Game Preserve and Bird Sanctuary
    • Project
    • Pawikan Conservation Program
    • Caves Management and Conservation Program
    • Dalaw Turo Outreach Program
    KLMB 2011
  • 12. IFUGAO RICE TERRACES SUMAGUIG CAVE BALBALASANG NATIONAL PARK HANGING COFFINS KLMB 2011 PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 13.
    • National Capital Region
    KLMB 2011 LA MESA ECO-PARK LAS PINAS/PARANAQUE CRITICAL HABITAT NINOY AQUINO PARKS AND NATURES CENTER PASIG RAINFOREST PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 14.
    • REGION I (ILOCOS REGION)
    KLMB 2011 HUNDRED ISLAND NATIONAL PARK LA UNION BOTANICAL GARDEN LA UNION SURFING VIGAN HERITAGE VILLAGE PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 15.
    • CAGAYAN VALLEY REGION
    KLMB 2011 IMUGAN WATERFALLS MT. IRAYA CAPISAAN CAVE GOVERNOR RAPIDS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 16.
    • REGION III (CENTRAL LUZON)
    KLMB 2011 Mt. Pinatubo PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 17.
    • SOUTHERN TAGALOG REGION
    KLMB 2011 MT. GUITING GUITING PARK EL NIDO MARINE RESERVE TAAL VOLCANO ISLAND PUERTO PRINCESA SUBTERRENEAN RIVER NATIONAL PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 18.
    • Bicol Region
    KLMB 2011 Mayon Volcano PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 19.
    • WESTERN VISAYAS 
    KLMB 2011 MT. KANLAON NATURAL PARK  PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 20.
    • CENTRAL VISAYAS REGION 
    KLMB 2011 OLANGO ISLAND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY CAMBUHAT RIVER AND VILLAGE TOUR  MALAPASCUA ISLAND SIMPLY BUTTERFLIES CONSERVATION CENTER  PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 21.
    • EASTERN VISAYAS 
    KLMB 2011 CALBIGA CAVES PROTECTED LANDSCAPE BIRI-LAROSA PROTECTED    LAKE DANAO NATURAL PARK ULOT RIVER    PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 22.
    • REGION X 
    KLMB 2011 GARDEN OF MALASAG ECO-TOURISM VILLAGE  MACAHAMBUS ADVENTURE PARK WHITE WATER RAFTING (CDO) MIS. OCC. AQUAMARINE PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 23.
    • DAVAO REGION
    KLMB 2011 MOUNT APO PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 24.
    • SOUTH CENTRAL MINDANAO REGION 
    KLMB 2011 KIWA ADVENTURE PARK   NEW- ISRAEL ECO-PARK  LAKE HOLON/MT. PARKER  SEVEN WATERFALLS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 25.
    • CARAGA REGION
    KLMB 2011 SIARGAO ISLAND   LAKE MAINIT   AGUSAN MARSH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY  DINAGAT ISLANDS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 26. WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 27.
    • COSTA RICA
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 28.
    • The United Kingdom
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 29.
    • Western United States: The Wild West
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 30.
    • BRAZIL
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 31.
    • The Caribbean
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 32.
    • PERU
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 33.
    • INDIA
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 34.
    • MEXICO
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 35.
    • OREGON, USA
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 36.
    • AFRICA
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 37.
    • SCANDINAVIA
    KLMB 2011 WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 38. Why should I become involved in ecotourism? KLMB 2011
  • 39.
    • Accdg. to TIES, Ecotourism is a tool that provides opportunities - a financially viable tool that provides sustainable solutions to economic challenges and conservation needs of local people; an alternative means of supporting rural economies to help revitalize and sustain local heritage; and a market-linked force connecting and empowering stakeholders.
    Why should I become involved in ecotourism? KLMB 2011
  • 40. SOURCE: KLMB 2011