Sustainable Tourism
Learning Outcomes
• Sustainable Tourism
• Importance of Sustainable
Tourism
is tourism attempting to
make as low impact on the environmental local culture
as possible, while helping to generate futu...
Forms of Sustainable Tourism
• Alternative tourism
• Nature-based tourism
• Community-based tourism
• Cultural tourism
• E...
Negative Impacts brought for Tourism
• Pollution
• Visual
• Natural resources
Environmental Impacts:
Negative Impacts brought for Tourism
Social Impacts:
• Loss of identity
• Poor pay jobs
• Sex tourism
• Growth in crime
What can we do about it?
• Respect the local culture and traditions
• Save energy
• Recycle
• Do not step on or remove any...
“The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth”
Chief Seattle
Rerefences
UNESCO, 2010. Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future.
Available at: http://www.unesco.org/education/tls...
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Sustainable Tourism

  1. 1. Sustainable Tourism
  2. 2. Learning Outcomes • Sustainable Tourism • Importance of Sustainable Tourism
  3. 3. is tourism attempting to make as low impact on the environmental local culture as possible, while helping to generate future employment for local people. (Weaver, D., 2006) Sustainable Tourism
  4. 4. Forms of Sustainable Tourism • Alternative tourism • Nature-based tourism • Community-based tourism • Cultural tourism • Ethnic tourism • Rural tourism • Ecotourism (UNESCO, 2010)
  5. 5. Negative Impacts brought for Tourism • Pollution • Visual • Natural resources Environmental Impacts:
  6. 6. Negative Impacts brought for Tourism Social Impacts: • Loss of identity • Poor pay jobs • Sex tourism • Growth in crime
  7. 7. What can we do about it? • Respect the local culture and traditions • Save energy • Recycle • Do not step on or remove any plants • Purchase fair-trade products • Do not purchased or eat products made from endangered or wild animals and plants • Support the local economy • Do not support the illegal drug trade or the sex trade • Choose a travel provider that supports responsible tourism
  8. 8. “The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth” Chief Seattle
  9. 9. Rerefences UNESCO, 2010. Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future. Available at: http://www.unesco.org/education/tlsf/mods/theme_c/mod16.html?panel=1#top Weaver, D., 2006. Sustainable Tourism: Theory and Practice. Elsevier, Oxford

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