Eco-tourism offers landowners an alternative solution which is more sustainable and profitable. By ecotourism, we can replace exploitation of lands by protection. One of Ecotourism 's missions is to reveal cultures and build respect and better understanding. It gives people a real view of the environment. And anyway, nature is not affected if you just look at it, right?
There are also disadvantage which includes environmental damage, noise pollution, urbanization, human waste, garbage and wildlife disturbance. Limiting number of tourists will minimize the economic viability of eco tourism. RECOMMANDATIONS: • Certain strategic plan must be prepared • EIA – Environment Impact Assess for projects • Optimal size of visitors • Arrangement with stakeholders • Enhance public awareness • Establishment of well trained staffs CONCLUSION: Eco-tourism is the most important tourism as it promotes sustainability and minimizes the threats in ecosystem. Sustainable tourism is which involves balancing the need of the environment and need of the tourist. Hence systematic management is essential.
Finally, I will look at the importance of ecologically friendly products and corporate social responsibility and why the inclusion of an environmentally friendly cultural dimension along with those proposed by Geert Hostede will benefit marketing decisions in separate countries. Hostede’s dimensions of culture are an analytical tool first published in the book Cultural Consequences in 1984 by the Dutch social psychologist Geert Hostede. Hostede divides cultural identity into six indexes known as, dimensions of culture. These dimensions include, time orientation, power distance, individualism, uncertainty
Green marketing has become the choice for many companies due to the concern of the environment. When we combine “green” and “marketing” together we can be certain that this strategy was to achieve the company’s goal of putting themselves known to the world as in these recent years green marketing has become a hot topic due to many environmental factors. According to Dabija and Pop (2013) the companies that know how to adopt and develop a strategy to render their own activities sustainable by adopting environmental protection principles and an environmental friendly management of their own resources, by implementing green marketing policies and resorting to clean energy, have indeed managed a better adaptation to the permanent environmental changes and tempestuous conditions on the markets where
One would agree with Gallicano that it is very easy for a company to face criticism for promoting its environmental efforts according to the framework for analyzing green-washing. Therefore companies should be open to criticism once it chooses to be viewed as environmentally friendly. One also concurs with the author that green-washing can have weighty negative effects on consumer confidence in green products, eroding the consumer market for green products and services. Moreover, green-washing has the potential of negatively affecting the investor confidence in environmentally friendly firms, thereby damaging the repute to socially responsible investing capital market. Companies are seen to engage in green-washing due to poor environmental performance and positive communication regarding their environmental performance.
Being able to decipher what effect your actions are having on the environment is a great indicator of environmental wellness. Also, good habits to increase or stabilize someone’s environmental wellness are recycling, conserving resources such as fuel, electricity, or water, and living more simplistically. I would consider this an easy dimension to keep stable because of the large global and community efforts to decrease the human footprint on the earth.
Thus, ecotourism can be interpreted also as tourist activities that reckon ecological values in order to improve the welfare of the people around tourist sites. The most important criteria of ecotourism is the existence of conservation activities among the tourist activities, involve communities and can providing benefits and sustainability. It is also described in the book of UNEP (2013: 276), which states that ecotourism used to define forms of tourism which has the following characteristics: 1. All forms of nature tourism which the primary motivation of the tourists is the observation and appreciation of nature and traditional culture
An integrated approach to sustainable tourism is primarily evolving with community based tourism Addressing environmental and social concerns through policies, practices and taking initiatives at the ground level may reduce the impact of global warming by enhancing the sustainability of the mount tourism. The environmental sustainability focuses on the overall viability and health of ecological systems. Mountain Tourism will take its own course of time to be completely sustainable as every activity leaves a carbon footprint .The tourism industry has its own share of positive and negative impacts, but the mountain tourism can prosper and work towards becoming more sustainable by following the environmental practices.Therefore,the research topic of the ‘Issues, understanding and interpretation of sustainable tourism development in Shandong Province, China’ have been chosen by the researcher. .3.11The pilot study ‘A pilot study need not be a “scale model” of the planned main-stage evaluation, but should address the main uncertainties that have been identified in the development
5.1 Environmental Impacts in Tourism: Environmental impacts on tourism refers to the effects on the environment that tourism is causing. Positive impacts include following the carrying capacity of a location, conservation of historical buildings for other uses and the preservation of wildlife. 5.2 Positive Environmental impacts in Bali: Positive impacts of tourism are due to sustainable tourism. Sustainable tourism is being encouraged as it reduces the amount of negative impact of tourism on the environment. Visitors can do their part in reducing the use plastic bottles by checking with the accommodation if they have a boiled water tanks which they can fill their recyclable bottle with.
Scope and Delimitation of the Study The scope of this research is to evaluate and help the firm to be successful by assessing if the current strategies are able to exceed competition of the ecotourism competitiveness of the Municipality of Dalaguete. The respondents for this research are the Tourism managers that regulate the ecotourism sites, Barangay official, and people’s organization of certain ecotourism sites in the place. The limitation of this research is limited within the selected declared as official ecotourism site in Dalaguete: the famous Osmeña Peak at Barangay Mantalongon, Dingayop Eagle’s Cave at Barangay Obo and the Breeding Ground of the Flying Foxes at Barangay Malones. This research limits to the narrow number of sample