ECO-TOURISMEcosystem is a unit of biological organisation interacting with physical environment such that flow of energy & mass characteristics trophic structure & material cycles.It is made from two words ecosystem & tourism.
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM• To make the development tourism ecologically supportable in the long term.• It maintain the importance local culture & tradition.• It integrates the tourist places.
CONTINUE…• Employing 260 million people &generating 10.7% of worlds GDP.• Tourism is the largest & fastest growing industry in world.
INTERNATIONL ECO-TOURISM• It has 8 princeples of tourism products.1. Nature area focus.2. Interpretation.3. Environmental sustainability practices.4. Contribution to conservation.5. Benefiting local communities.6. Cultural respect.7. Customer satisfaction.8. Responsible marketing.
ECO VIEWS• “God has cared for these trees,saved them from drought,dieseses,avalanches&a thousands of tempests and floods.But he can’t save it from fools”. JOHN MUIR(1838-1914)Problems:1. Child labour.2. Drugs .3. Nuclear.4. Abortion.5. Economy.6. Health
TYPESA. Eco adventure/Activities. Ayurveda. Camel safari. Meditation. Mountain expeditions. White water rafting. Yoga.
Cont…B.Eco tours. Best of sikkim. Desert safari tour Rajastan. Ganges river rafting. Kerala houseboat vaction. Wild life tour to INDIA.