World Responsible Tourism Essay

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Justin Camilleri 11-1-2017 Table of Content 1. Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………... 2 2. Literature Review 2.1. What Is Responsible Tourism…………………………………………..3 2.2. WTO Cape Town Declaration 2002…………………………………..3 2.3. Responsible Travel…………………………………………………..……...4 2.4. World Responsible Tourism Awards…………………………..…….5 3. Research Methodology 3.1. Survey………………………………………………………………………..…….6 4. Results and Analyses ………………………………………………………………………..8 5. Conclusion……………………………………………………….……………………………..18 6. Bibliography………………………………………………………………………………...…19 1. Introduction The Collins dictionary referees to tourism as “the people, activities, and organizations involved in providing services for people on holiday, for example hotels, restaurants,…show more content…
Simply put, responsible tourism is tourism that creates better places for people to live in and better places to visit. A responsible tourism approach aims to achieve the three principle outcomes of sustainable development, economic growth, environmental integrity and social justice.Responsible Tourism is not the same thing as sustainable tourism. Sustainability is the goal, a goal which can only be achieved by people taking responsibility, together with others, to achieve it. Responsible Tourism is about taking responsibility for making tourism sustainable, it is about what people do to address the many specific challenges we…show more content…
Responsible Travel This is what Exodus Travel LTD does about responsible travel. • We aim to develop long-term relationships with our partners overseas so that the economic benefit is ongoing. • We aim to work with our overseas partners to increase the skill sets of our local staff. • We aim to ensure that our type and scale of tourism is appropriate to local conditions and does not overload local infrastructure. • We will take into consideration economic, environmental and cultural issues when looking at new destinations. • We aim to minimise water and atmospheric pollution from any specific tourism development we use. • We aim to achieve zero litter policies everywhere. • We aim to work closely with all relevant local bodies and authorities to help preserve or improve the environment and deliver a long-term benefit for the host community. • Where possible we will encourage local involvement and provide financial support for economic, social or environmental projects that will benefit the local communities. • We no longer offer elephant riding on our adventures. To read about our approach to elephant riding and why we’ve made this decision. • We will attempt to operate our holidays in a way that encourages positive cultural

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