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  • 1. Prepared by Mehmet Nezir Yucesoy
  • 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. KLMB 2011 REGION X GARDEN OF MALASAG ECO-TOURISM VILLAGE MACAHAMBUS ADVENTURE PARK WHITE WATER RAFTING (CDO) MIS. OCC. AQUAMARINE PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 23. KLMB 2011 DAVAO REGION MOUNT APO PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 24. KLMB 2011 SOUTH CENTRAL MINDANAO REGION KIWA ADVENTURE PARK NEW- ISRAEL ECO-PARK LAKE HOLON/MT. PARKER SEVEN WATERFALLS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 25. KLMB 2011 CARAGA REGION SIARGAO ISLAND LAKE MAINIT AGUSAN MARSH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY DINAGAT ISLANDS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  • 26. WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 27. KLMB 2011 COSTA RICA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 28. KLMB 2011 The United Kingdom WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 29. KLMB 2011 Western United States: The Wild West WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 30. KLMB 2011 BRAZIL WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 31. KLMB 2011 The Caribbean WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 32. KLMB 2011 PERU WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 33. KLMB 2011 INDIA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 34. KLMB 2011 MEXICO WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 35. KLMB 2011 OREGON, USA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 36. KLMB 2011 AFRICA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 37. KLMB 2011 SCANDINAVIA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  • 38. KLMB 2011 Why should I become involved in ecotourism?
  • 39. KLMB 2011 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?
  • 40. SOURCE: KLMB 2011