Sustainable tourism a form of development nowadays
Sustainable Hotel Management Tourism A Form of Anatolie Pirgaru nº 42217Development Joana Cordeiro nº 31156 Luís Saraiva nº 39550 Nowadays Teacher: Kate Torkington English III 11/12/12 1
2 Summary Sustainable Tourism Ecotourism Ecotourism vs Sustainable Tourism Greenwashing To identify the false advertising
3 Sustainable tourism low impact The aim is to bring on the positive experienceenvironment for: and local Local people, Help to culture Tourism companies, generate future Tourists employment for local people
4Respect the socio-cultural authenticity of host communities, conserve their built and living cultural heritage and traditional values, andcontribute to inter-cultural understanding and tolerance.
5 Ecotourism 7 points to define Ecotourism Involves travel to natural destinations “responsible Minimizes impacttravel to natural areas that Builds environmental awareness conserves the environment Provides direct financial benefits for and improves conservation the welfare of Provides financial benefits and local people”. empowerment for local people The International Ecotourism Society Respects local culture Supports human rights and democratic movements
6 Ecotourism vs Sustainable TourismEcotourism focused on Sustainable tourismecological conservation focuses on travel that hasand educating travelers minimal impact on theon local environments and environment and localnatural surroundings communitiesEcotourism - form of The concept oftourism, or a category of sustainability can bevacation similar to beach, applied to all types ofadventure, health, or tourismcultural
7G a form of spin in which green marketing;RE used to promote the perception that anE organizations aims and policies areN environmentally friendly;W whether it is to increase profits or gainAS political support, greenwashing may beH used to manipulate popular opinion toI support otherwise questionable aims.NG
8The Seven Sins of Greenwashing: o Sin of the hidden trade-off o Sin of no proof o Sin of vagueness o Sin of worshiping false labels o Sin of lesser of two evils o Sin of irrelevance o Sin of fibbing
9 How identify the false advertising?During the trip: Before traveling:o Ask about the actions taken. o See if the company describedo Sustainable companies show on their website, the socio- the developed actions that environmental projects they were taken, so if you do not developed. find anything in the hotel on o Search the Internet the name the actions taken, be of the companies along with suspicious! the word sustainability and see what you find.
10Start a linen (both towels and sheets) reuse programlow-flow showerheadsSwitch to low-flow toiletsSwitch to compact fluorescent light bulbsBuy food and guest amenities in bulkTurn off lights and turn down heating/air conditioningInstall window filmGuestroom recycler basketsRecycling binsProducts that contain recycled material.