Prepared by
Mehmet Nezir Yucesoy
Ecotourism is: “Responsible travel to natural
areas that conserves the environment and
improves the well-being of local pe...
Who is Eco-tourist?
Ecotourism appeals to a wide range of travelers,
of all ages and interests. Travelers who choose
ecoto...
Who is Eco-tourist?
Seeking authentic local experiences and
opportunities to give back to the communities
they visit. Incr...
Characteristics of Ecotourism
• Involves travel to natural destinations
• Minimizes impact
• Builds environmental awarenes...
Evolution of Ecotourism
Ecotourism first grew out of the global
environmental movement in the late 1970s.
More recently, e...
Evolution of Ecotourism
An important trend within the development of
sustainable tourism is initiatives to
mainstream sust...
Significance of Ecotourism
Ecotourism provides effective economic
incentives for conserving and enhancing bio-
cultural di...
Negative Impacts of Ecotourism
• Source of conflict over control of land,
resources, and tourism profits.
• Environmental ...
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
Philippines Ecotourism
Local Projects
• Philippine Raptors Conservation Program
• Tamaraw Conservation Program
• Crocodile...
IFUGAO RICE TERRACES SUMAGUIG CAVE
BALBALASANG NATIONAL PARK HANGING COFFINS KLMB 2011
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
National Capital Region
KLMB 2011
LA MESA ECO-PARK LAS PINAS/PARANAQUE CRITICAL HABITAT
NINOY AQUINO PARKS AND NATURES CEN...
REGION I (ILOCOS REGION)
KLMB 2011
HUNDRED ISLAND NATIONAL PARK LA UNION BOTANICAL GARDEN
LA UNION SURFING VIGAN HERITAGE ...
CAGAYAN VALLEY REGION
KLMB 2011
IMUGAN WATERFALLS MT. IRAYA
CAPISAAN CAVE GOVERNOR RAPIDS
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
REGION III (CENTRAL LUZON)
KLMB 2011
Mt. Pinatubo
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
SOUTHERN TAGALOG REGION
KLMB 2011
MT. GUITING GUITING PARK EL NIDO MARINE RESERVE
TAAL VOLCANO ISLAND PUERTO PRINCESA SUBT...
Bicol Region
KLMB 2011
Mayon Volcano
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
WESTERN VISAYAS
KLMB 2011
MT. KANLAON NATURAL PARK
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
CENTRAL VISAYAS REGION
KLMB 2011
OLANGO ISLAND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY CAMBUHAT RIVER AND VILLAGE TOUR
MALAPASCUA ISLAND SIMPLY...
EASTERN VISAYAS
KLMB 2011
CALBIGA CAVES PROTECTED LANDSCAPE BIRI-LAROSA PROTECTED
LAKE DANAO NATURAL PARK ULOT RIVER
PHILI...
KLMB 2011
REGION X
GARDEN OF MALASAG ECO-TOURISM VILLAGE MACAHAMBUS ADVENTURE PARK
WHITE WATER RAFTING (CDO) MIS. OCC. AQU...
KLMB 2011
DAVAO REGION
MOUNT APO
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
KLMB 2011
SOUTH CENTRAL MINDANAO REGION
KIWA ADVENTURE PARK NEW- ISRAEL ECO-PARK
LAKE HOLON/MT. PARKER SEVEN WATERFALLS
PH...
KLMB 2011
CARAGA REGION
SIARGAO ISLAND LAKE MAINIT
AGUSAN MARSH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY DINAGAT ISLANDS
PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
COSTA RICA
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
The United Kingdom
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
Western United States: The Wild West
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
BRAZIL
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
The Caribbean
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
PERU
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
INDIA
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
MEXICO
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
OREGON, USA
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
AFRICA
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
SCANDINAVIA
WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
KLMB 2011
Why should I become
involved in ecotourism?
KLMB 2011
Accdg. to TIES, Ecotourism is a tool that
provides opportunities - a financially viable
tool that provides susta...
SOURCE:
KLMB 2011
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Eco tourism

  1. 1. Prepared by Mehmet Nezir Yucesoy
  2. 2. Ecotourism is: “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990) What is Ecotourism? KLMB 2011
  3. 3. Who is Eco-tourist? Ecotourism appeals to a wide range of travelers, of all ages and interests. Travelers who choose ecotourism are responsible consumers interested in social, economic and environmental sustainability. KLMB 2011
  4. 4. Who is Eco-tourist? Seeking authentic local experiences and opportunities to give back to the communities they visit. Increasingly, eco-tourists are also seeking to minimize the carbon footprint of their travel, traveling with climate in mind by planning wisely and choosing consciously. KLMB 2011
  5. 5. Characteristics of Ecotourism • Involves travel to natural destinations • Minimizes impact • Builds environmental awareness • Provides direct financial benefits for conservation • Provides financial benefits and empowerment for local people • Respects local culture • Supports human rights and democratic movements KLMB 2011
  6. 6. Evolution of Ecotourism Ecotourism first grew out of the global environmental movement in the late 1970s. More recently, ecotourism has helped to spawn a variety of new terms, such as sustainable tourism, pro-poor tourism, and responsible tourism. KLMB 2011
  7. 7. Evolution of Ecotourism An important trend within the development of sustainable tourism is initiatives to mainstream sustainability within travel and tourism, by taking the principles and good practices of ecotourism and applying them to wider swath of the market. KLMB 2011
  8. 8. Significance of Ecotourism Ecotourism provides effective economic incentives for conserving and enhancing bio- cultural diversity and helps protect the natural and cultural heritage of our beautiful planet. By increasing capacity building opportunities, ecotourism is also an effective vehicle for empowering local communities around the world to fight against poverty and to achieve sustainable development. KLMB 2011
  9. 9. Negative Impacts of Ecotourism • Source of conflict over control of land, resources, and tourism profits. • Environmental degradation. • Disturbance to the Nature’s Fauna & Flora. • Threats to indigenous cultures. • Displacement of people. KLMB 2011
  10. 10. PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  11. 11. Philippines Ecotourism Local Projects • Philippine Raptors Conservation Program • Tamaraw Conservation Program • Crocodile Farming Institute • Calauit Game Preserve and Bird Sanctuary • Project • Pawikan Conservation Program • Caves Management and Conservation Program • Dalaw Turo Outreach Program KLMB 2011
  12. 12. IFUGAO RICE TERRACES SUMAGUIG CAVE BALBALASANG NATIONAL PARK HANGING COFFINS KLMB 2011 PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  13. 13. National Capital Region KLMB 2011 LA MESA ECO-PARK LAS PINAS/PARANAQUE CRITICAL HABITAT NINOY AQUINO PARKS AND NATURES CENTER PASIG RAINFOREST PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  14. 14. REGION I (ILOCOS REGION) KLMB 2011 HUNDRED ISLAND NATIONAL PARK LA UNION BOTANICAL GARDEN LA UNION SURFING VIGAN HERITAGE VILLAGE PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  15. 15. CAGAYAN VALLEY REGION KLMB 2011 IMUGAN WATERFALLS MT. IRAYA CAPISAAN CAVE GOVERNOR RAPIDS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  16. 16. REGION III (CENTRAL LUZON) KLMB 2011 Mt. Pinatubo PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  17. 17. SOUTHERN TAGALOG REGION KLMB 2011 MT. GUITING GUITING PARK EL NIDO MARINE RESERVE TAAL VOLCANO ISLAND PUERTO PRINCESA SUBTERRENEAN RIVER NATIONAL PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  18. 18. Bicol Region KLMB 2011 Mayon Volcano PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  19. 19. WESTERN VISAYAS KLMB 2011 MT. KANLAON NATURAL PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  20. 20. CENTRAL VISAYAS REGION KLMB 2011 OLANGO ISLAND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY CAMBUHAT RIVER AND VILLAGE TOUR MALAPASCUA ISLAND SIMPLY BUTTERFLIES CONSERVATION CENTER PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  21. 21. EASTERN VISAYAS KLMB 2011 CALBIGA CAVES PROTECTED LANDSCAPE BIRI-LAROSA PROTECTED LAKE DANAO NATURAL PARK ULOT RIVER PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  22. 22. KLMB 2011 REGION X GARDEN OF MALASAG ECO-TOURISM VILLAGE MACAHAMBUS ADVENTURE PARK WHITE WATER RAFTING (CDO) MIS. OCC. AQUAMARINE PARK PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  23. 23. KLMB 2011 DAVAO REGION MOUNT APO PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  24. 24. KLMB 2011 SOUTH CENTRAL MINDANAO REGION KIWA ADVENTURE PARK NEW- ISRAEL ECO-PARK LAKE HOLON/MT. PARKER SEVEN WATERFALLS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  25. 25. KLMB 2011 CARAGA REGION SIARGAO ISLAND LAKE MAINIT AGUSAN MARSH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY DINAGAT ISLANDS PHILIPPINES ECOTOURISM
  26. 26. WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  27. 27. KLMB 2011 COSTA RICA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  28. 28. KLMB 2011 The United Kingdom WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  29. 29. KLMB 2011 Western United States: The Wild West WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  30. 30. KLMB 2011 BRAZIL WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  31. 31. KLMB 2011 The Caribbean WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  32. 32. KLMB 2011 PERU WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  33. 33. KLMB 2011 INDIA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  34. 34. KLMB 2011 MEXICO WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  35. 35. KLMB 2011 OREGON, USA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  36. 36. KLMB 2011 AFRICA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  37. 37. KLMB 2011 SCANDINAVIA WORLD ecoDESTINATIONS
  38. 38. KLMB 2011 Why should I become involved in ecotourism?
  39. 39. KLMB 2011 Accdg. to TIES, Ecotourism is a tool that provides opportunities - a financially viable tool that provides sustainable solutions to economic challenges and conservation needs of local people; an alternative means of supporting rural economies to help revitalize and sustain local heritage; and a market- linked force connecting and empowering stakeholders. Why should I become involved in ecotourism?
  40. 40. SOURCE: KLMB 2011

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