ECOTOURISM  IN  KERALA BY HARA  S
ABOUT  THE  BOOK <ul><li>Published by the department of public relations,government of kerala. </li></ul><ul><li>Published...
CONTENTS <ul><li>Devided into three parts: </li></ul><ul><li>Part 1: Introduction about ecotourism,ecotourism and sustaina...
INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Any tourism programme which is : </li></ul><ul><li>Nature based </li></ul><ul><li>Ecologically sustai...
ECOTOURISM  AND  SUSTAINABILITY <ul><li>Ecotourism can be considered as a perfect economic activity which promotes both su...
TYPES OF ECOTOURIST <ul><li>Dedicated ecotourists </li></ul><ul><li>General ecotourists </li></ul><ul><li>Casual ecotouris...
PRESENT  SCENARIO  OF TOURISM INDUSTRY <ul><li>The total tourism inflow to kerala was about 50 lakhs during 1999 </li></ul...
NEED  FOR  ECOTOURISM <ul><li>The western ghats regions of kerala can be projected as an ecotourism zone </li></ul><ul><li...
ECOTOURISM  DESTINATIONS <ul><li>Neyyar wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Peppara wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>...
POLICIES AND GUIDELINES <ul><li>Should help to preserve,retain and enrich our cultural expressions and heritage in all its...
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  1. 1. ECOTOURISM IN KERALA BY HARA S
  2. 2. ABOUT THE BOOK <ul><li>Published by the department of public relations,government of kerala. </li></ul><ul><li>Published in the year november 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Chief editor: P.K.MOHANTY </li></ul>
  3. 3. CONTENTS <ul><li>Devided into three parts: </li></ul><ul><li>Part 1: Introduction about ecotourism,ecotourism and sustainability and the types of ecotourist. </li></ul><ul><li>Part 2: present scenario of tourism industry and the need for ecotourism in Kerala.Also focuses on some of the important ecotourism destinations in kerala </li></ul><ul><li>Part3: policies and guidelines regarding ecotourism in India </li></ul>
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Any tourism programme which is : </li></ul><ul><li>Nature based </li></ul><ul><li>Ecologically sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Where education and interpretation are major component </li></ul><ul><li>Where local people are benefited </li></ul>
  5. 5. ECOTOURISM AND SUSTAINABILITY <ul><li>Ecotourism can be considered as a perfect economic activity which promotes both sustainability and development </li></ul><ul><li>“ The mass tourism which is economically viable,but </li></ul><ul><li>does not destroy the resources on which the future of </li></ul><ul><li>tourism will depend, notably the physical </li></ul><ul><li>environment and the social fabric of the host </li></ul><ul><li>community” </li></ul>
  6. 6. TYPES OF ECOTOURIST <ul><li>Dedicated ecotourists </li></ul><ul><li>General ecotourists </li></ul><ul><li>Casual ecotourists </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation ecotourists </li></ul>
  7. 7. PRESENT SCENARIO OF TOURISM INDUSTRY <ul><li>The total tourism inflow to kerala was about 50 lakhs during 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>The foreign tourist arrival was 1.82 lakhs </li></ul><ul><li>The earnings from tourism industry was around 250 crores. </li></ul>
  8. 8. NEED FOR ECOTOURISM <ul><li>The western ghats regions of kerala can be projected as an ecotourism zone </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate the growth of tourism sector in kerala </li></ul><ul><li>Help to infuse the sustainability concept to other tourism ventures outside the realm of ecotourism </li></ul>
  9. 9. ECOTOURISM DESTINATIONS <ul><li>Neyyar wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Peppara wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Shenduruny wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Periyar tiger reserve </li></ul><ul><li>Idukki wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Eravikulam national park </li></ul><ul><li>Chinnar wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Thattekad bird sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Chimmini wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Peechi-vazhani wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Silent valley national park </li></ul><ul><li>Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Wayanad wildlife sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Aralam wildlife sanctuary </li></ul>
  10. 10. POLICIES AND GUIDELINES <ul><li>Should help to preserve,retain and enrich our cultural expressions and heritage in all its manifestations </li></ul><ul><li>Should involve the local community and lead to the overall development of the area </li></ul><ul><li>The type of tourism development should be compatible with the environment and socio-cultural characteristics of the local community </li></ul><ul><li>The key players in the ecotourism buisness should take necessary steps for the successful development of tourism.. </li></ul>
  11. 11. THANK YOU!!!!
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