Martin Hatchuelwww.thistourismweek.co.za
We Suck at collaboration      Ron Mader - planeta.com
Which is how we developeda tourism industry...
Which is characterised by...•   Lack of foresight & planning•   Insensitive development                                   ...
Tourists           People traveling to           and staying in           places outside their           usual environment...
•   Holidaymakers•   Businesspeople•   Conferences•   Events (Sport, religion, culture)
International tourist arrivals1950: 25 millionAnnual growth: 1950 – 2010: 6.2%2010: 940 million     Export earnings: US$ 9...
Travel & Tourism2011: 9% of global GDP  US$6 trillion ... 255 million jobs  Expected growth: 4% per yearWorld Travel & Tou...
Travel & Tourism2022: 10% of global GDP  US$10 trillion  328 million jobs  ... 1 in every 10 on the planet!World Travel & ...
This is gonna kill us!
Tourismthatcreatesbetterplaces forpeople tolive in,and betterplaces tovisit
What’s so different aboutthat?
Responsible tourism is not•   Sustainable tourism•   Eco-tourism•   Green tourism•   Natural environments tourism•   Cultu...
... It’s all of the above - and moreIt’s aboutthe legaciesand consequencesof tourism
It generates• Respect for local cultures• Support for social development• Respect for the environment
Everyone takes responsibility:                     Host CommunitiesPic: Alvaror Fontana      Visitors
Where does             come from?
The Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism (2002)Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable DevelopmentCape Town Confe...
Responsible Tourism in Destinations Conferences                                •   The Kerala Declaration on              ...
The Cape Town Declaration           Responsible Tourism:• Minimises negative        • Generates respect  impacts          ...
Triple bottom line:Economic Responsibility
Triple bottom line:Social Responsibility
Triple bottom line:Environmental Responsibility
Sohow do we  do it?
Tourism IndustryEducate
Collaborate
Globalise yourselfRon Mader
Gamefication on            Ron Mader
Do what you love             Ron Mader
PreachWhatYouPracticeRon Mader
Small is beautiful              Ron Mader
Think Big       Ron Mader
Plan sensibly & sensitively
The TouristBeforeyou                         • Do your homeworkleave                       • ‘What approach               ...
In your destination          If you reject the food, ignore the customs,          fear the religion and avoid the people, ...
Respect•   Learn about the destination•   Respect the destination•   Respect the environment•   Respect yourselfGodfrey A....
Engage• Make Friends• Feel the joy• Try to understand  the challengesPic: John Pannell
• Use accredited                 Go green  accommodation & tours                              • Leave the ivory on the    ...
Sleep where you stayStay in locally-owned placesthat support local economies
You’re in Africa. Why are you buying Chinese?              • Eat & buy local         • Bargaining? Pay fair prices
• Public transport• Cycling• And the winner is: Walking!Win! Win! Win!
Self-accreditation sucksTravel with operators who practiceResponsible Tourism
Be yourselfYes, you arepaying, and no,why should youaccept poorservice?But be niceResponsibletourism demandsequal relation...
Sex & The City       Practice safe sexFiercely protect childrenagainst sexual (and other) exploitation
Be charitable. But...     •   Donate via reputable institutions     •   Self-accreditation sucks     •   Don’t give money ...
Look but don’t touchAnd no, don’t leave any footprints•   Leave nature as it is•   Wild animals are wild - no petting. Res...
Back homePreach What You Practice
Ron Mader:Mzansi leads the way
Uthando (Love) South Africa - Cape Town•   Aims to help community development projects in South Africa.•   Authentic, upli...
Oceans - Mossel Bay•   Research•   Internships•   Volunteer programmes•   www.oceans-research.com
Face Adrenalin - Bloukrans Bungy•   10.9% of turnover (increasing annually by 0.3%) to the    Tsitsikamma Forest Village T...
Calabash Tours - Port Elizabeth•   Created for tourists who want to meet the locals and experience true    urban Africa.• ...
But beware!Here be dragons!
Governments want results
Expectations
ProceedWithCaution
Market researchIf you build it - will they co
Integrated tourism, economic, and spatial  planning is the key to unlocking the   potential of tourism in destinations
Responsible tourism meanssuccessful social development
I don’t care what you do.I do care whether the scale of your ambition  is making it laughably, impossibly better          ...
Slideshare.net/MartinHatchuel1                                      Enkosi - Thank youTweeples & Facebookers              ...
About the fontsAll the fancy fonts in this presentation were designed by Jo Taylor                     graphicriver.net/us...
Sala kakuhleGoodbye - stay well   Martin Hatchuelwww.thistourismweek.co.za                   March 12
Responsible tourism Africa Bike Week 2012
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  1. 1. Martin Hatchuelwww.thistourismweek.co.za
  2. 2. We Suck at collaboration Ron Mader - planeta.com
  3. 3. Which is how we developeda tourism industry...
  4. 4. Which is characterised by...• Lack of foresight & planning• Insensitive development ...Fail!• Marginalisation, alienation• Massive carbon footprint
  5. 5. Tourists People traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes UN World Tourism Organisation
  6. 6. • Holidaymakers• Businesspeople• Conferences• Events (Sport, religion, culture)
  7. 7. International tourist arrivals1950: 25 millionAnnual growth: 1950 – 2010: 6.2%2010: 940 million Export earnings: US$ 919 billion; € 693 billion2011: 980 million2012: One billion + UNWTO. Pic: Pierre Selim
  8. 8. Travel & Tourism2011: 9% of global GDP US$6 trillion ... 255 million jobs Expected growth: 4% per yearWorld Travel & Tourism Council
  9. 9. Travel & Tourism2022: 10% of global GDP US$10 trillion 328 million jobs ... 1 in every 10 on the planet!World Travel & Tourism Council
  10. 10. This is gonna kill us!
  11. 11. Tourismthatcreatesbetterplaces forpeople tolive in,and betterplaces tovisit
  12. 12. What’s so different aboutthat?
  13. 13. Responsible tourism is not• Sustainable tourism• Eco-tourism• Green tourism• Natural environments tourism• Cultural tourism• Heritage tourism• Niche tourism• Township tourism• Sports tourism
  14. 14. ... It’s all of the above - and moreIt’s aboutthe legaciesand consequencesof tourism
  15. 15. It generates• Respect for local cultures• Support for social development• Respect for the environment
  16. 16. Everyone takes responsibility: Host CommunitiesPic: Alvaror Fontana Visitors
  17. 17. Where does come from?
  18. 18. The Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism (2002)Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable DevelopmentCape Town Conference on Responsible Tourism inDestinations (280 delegates from 20 countries)Birth of a movement
  19. 19. Responsible Tourism in Destinations Conferences • The Kerala Declaration on the roles of stakeholders (2008) • The Belize Declaration on cruising, second homes, climate change, local economic development and tourisms impacts in the coastal zone (2009) • Oman 2010 • Canada 2011 • Brazil May 2012
  20. 20. The Cape Town Declaration Responsible Tourism:• Minimises negative • Generates respect impacts between tourists and• Ensures economic hosts benefits • Involves locals and• Is culturally sensitive enhances their well-• Conserves heritage being and diversity • Improves working• Builds local pride and conditions and access confidence to the industry
  21. 21. Triple bottom line:Economic Responsibility
  22. 22. Triple bottom line:Social Responsibility
  23. 23. Triple bottom line:Environmental Responsibility
  24. 24. Sohow do we do it?
  25. 25. Tourism IndustryEducate
  26. 26. Collaborate
  27. 27. Globalise yourselfRon Mader
  28. 28. Gamefication on Ron Mader
  29. 29. Do what you love Ron Mader
  30. 30. PreachWhatYouPracticeRon Mader
  31. 31. Small is beautiful Ron Mader
  32. 32. Think Big Ron Mader
  33. 33. Plan sensibly & sensitively
  34. 34. The TouristBeforeyou • Do your homeworkleave • ‘What approach must I take?’ You don’t entertain tourists in your house. You entertain visitors Hugo Antonio Santiago
  35. 35. In your destination If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home James Michener Pic: Bohari Adventures; Mataram, Indonesia
  36. 36. Respect• Learn about the destination• Respect the destination• Respect the environment• Respect yourselfGodfrey A. Okiki "Women off to Market" 1963
  37. 37. Engage• Make Friends• Feel the joy• Try to understand the challengesPic: John Pannell
  38. 38. • Use accredited Go green accommodation & tours • Leave the ivory on the elephant• Self-accreditation sucks! • Re-use & recycle• Don’t rent the emaciated • Use carbon offsetting camel
  39. 39. Sleep where you stayStay in locally-owned placesthat support local economies
  40. 40. You’re in Africa. Why are you buying Chinese? • Eat & buy local • Bargaining? Pay fair prices
  41. 41. • Public transport• Cycling• And the winner is: Walking!Win! Win! Win!
  42. 42. Self-accreditation sucksTravel with operators who practiceResponsible Tourism
  43. 43. Be yourselfYes, you arepaying, and no,why should youaccept poorservice?But be niceResponsibletourism demandsequal relationships
  44. 44. Sex & The City Practice safe sexFiercely protect childrenagainst sexual (and other) exploitation
  45. 45. Be charitable. But... • Donate via reputable institutions • Self-accreditation sucks • Don’t give money to children • If you have to volunteer - how will your stay affect your hosts?
  46. 46. Look but don’t touchAnd no, don’t leave any footprints• Leave nature as it is• Wild animals are wild - no petting. Respect their space• Put your butt out properly - and take it home with you• Use water sparingly
  47. 47. Back homePreach What You Practice
  48. 48. Ron Mader:Mzansi leads the way
  49. 49. Uthando (Love) South Africa - Cape Town• Aims to help community development projects in South Africa.• Authentic, uplifting, fun, inspirational, interactive and meaningful experiences in the townships www.uthandosa.org
  50. 50. Oceans - Mossel Bay• Research• Internships• Volunteer programmes• www.oceans-research.com
  51. 51. Face Adrenalin - Bloukrans Bungy• 10.9% of turnover (increasing annually by 0.3%) to the Tsitsikamma Forest Village Trust.• On a R690 jump this = R75,21• R14,000,000 since 1998• www.faceadrenalin.com
  52. 52. Calabash Tours - Port Elizabeth• Created for tourists who want to meet the locals and experience true urban Africa.• Real City Tours• Shebeen Tours• Calabash Trust• www.calabashtours.co.za
  53. 53. But beware!Here be dragons!
  54. 54. Governments want results
  55. 55. Expectations
  56. 56. ProceedWithCaution
  57. 57. Market researchIf you build it - will they co
  58. 58. Integrated tourism, economic, and spatial planning is the key to unlocking the potential of tourism in destinations
  59. 59. Responsible tourism meanssuccessful social development
  60. 60. I don’t care what you do.I do care whether the scale of your ambition is making it laughably, impossibly better Umair Haque
  61. 61. Slideshare.net/MartinHatchuel1 Enkosi - Thank youTweeples & Facebookers Ron Mader - Planeta.comRon Mader @RonmaderJoey L Defrancesco @JoeyquitsResponsible Capetown @RespcptTourism Geographies @TourismjournalResponsible Tourism @RespontourPaul Miedema @Paulmiedema1Mynatour @My_NatourEthan Gelber @ThetravelwordClimatesmartct @ClimatesmartctResponsible Travel @R_TravelCatherine Mack @CatherinemackEtourism @EtourismforumCoffeebeans Routes @CoffeebeansroutKurt Ackermann @Kurt_ASkye Grove @SkyegroveIvisitorguide @Ivisitorguide
  62. 62. About the fontsAll the fancy fonts in this presentation were designed by Jo Taylor graphicriver.net/user/joiaco Qirkus Qirlycues Qixstix Qokijo Qranklestein Quikhand jotaylor.me
  63. 63. Sala kakuhleGoodbye - stay well Martin Hatchuelwww.thistourismweek.co.za March 12

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