Sustainable tourism considers equally economical, social and environmental aspects of tourism destinations. By respecting all three, it provides long run development with respect of caring capacity. Eco-certification, on the other hand, influences both supply and demand side of tourism market, and increases consumer’s confidence. Key words: sustainability, tourism, and certification Sustainable tourism is tourism, which concerns total economic, social and environmental impact, by caring for the needs of tourists, economy, environment and local communities. (Making Tourism More Sustainable, UNWTO&UNEP, 2011).
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.
Introduction With the social development, tourism has become the most powerful and biggest industry. As the concept of sustainable tourism is getting popular but has not yet formed into a unified concept of sustainable tourism. It is aimed to achieve the requirements of the sustainable development of tourism should be natural, social, cultural and ecological coordination with the environment. The negative impacts of tourism, including deforestation, pollution, indigenous culture loss, and habitat and biodiversity loss. Sustainable tourism requires the establishment of a suitable balance between the environmental, social and economic, to guarantee a long-term sustainability of tourism development.
Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO at AccorHotels, is aware of the responsibility of Accor as an economic plyer around the world and is completely committed to reduce the negative impacts produced by the company on the different local environments (Bazin, 2015). Global warming and climate change are the central issues that Accor tries to face with PLANET 21 project. In fact, global warming is not just creating the greenhouse effect, but also environmental degradation, flora and fauna extinctions, air and water pollution. Besides, even scarier is that the responsibility for the global warming lies on the activity of humans, who most of the times harm the ecosystem by wasting energy, using polluted materials and wasting water and other un-renewable
According to Bojanic, (2011) Sustainable development is the process of utilizing the social, economic and environmental resources in a country or region to be able to continue to meet the needs of its residents over time. One of the most important aspects of sustainable development is the ability to preserve the environment by managing the carrying capacity of the natural ecosystems, creating environmental sustainability. Mi, (2014) elaborated further stating that Sustainable development is to meet the needs of people, and do not pose a hazard on future generations. It is necessary to achieve the purpose of economic development, as well as to protect the survival of mankind's including atmosphere, fresh water, oceans, land and natural resources such as
The relationship between globalization and environment could not be analyzed merely based on evidence particularly favorable to one side and should be examined more comprehensively. Overall, the inexorable spread of globalization indeed promotes the awareness of sustainability and encourages international scientific and technical cooperation to overcome the environmental challenge. However, it is evident that globalization has produced grave damage to the environment of the entire earth. The selfishness of human nature and the competitive characteristic of globalization are the major obstacles people are facing when dealing with conflicts between the financial interests and the environmental ones. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean the environmental issues are beyond remedy.
The environmental issue is one of the major problem that is facing globally. This problem is getting worse due to the irresponsible anthropogenic activities which create a huge impact on the environment. There are various ways to order to reduce the environmental issue. One of the ways is promoting green technology. A green technology, also known as a sustainable technology is aimed to meet goals such as occupant health, using resources efficiently such as water and energy and reducing the overall influence to the environment.
Sustainability in Festival and Tourism Event: Penang Hot Air Balloon Festival Sustainable development is very important for festivals and events tourism. Sustainability of tourism includes reaching participation between visitor organizations, traveler destinations and national, provincial and local so as to cover a big group of difficulties while in the meantime to stay focused. Opportunities for sustainable tourism development and preservation of its competitiveness, is largely influenced by the quality of the environment, to preserve and attractive natural and cultural heritage and other values, goods and resources. For sustainable it is considered any kind of tourism that contributes permanently for the protection and promotion of the environment, natural and other resources, cultural values and integrity of the local community. (Tanja Angelkova, 2012) The study of festivals and tourism events is presently a critical as well as productive territory of tourism exploration enquiry.
3. Objectives of Study: This paper demonstrates the fragile present condition of tourism related policy making in Pakistan. This study will help in formulating an effective tourism strategy & policy framework at national and regional level in future. It is also an attempt to help the government to prioritize the tourism industry of Pakistan as a leading sector of its economy to alleviate poverty and restore the tourism industry back on its feet as it was in 1970’s. The overall objective of this research is to identify the strength, weakness, opportunity and threat of National Tourism Policy 2010 Draft and highlight the concept of sustainable tourism as Pakistan is among the most vulnerable states to climate change.
Concerns for the impacts of social and negative impacts of tourism have indicated that the key players in the industry facing a challenge to be responsive towards the principles and practices of sustainable development. According to Dimitros and Ladkin (1999), sustainable tourism has been acknowledged as the new direction for tourism. Sustainable tourism development has to take in to consideration the protection of natural resources for the future as well as meet the current needs of tourism and locals in the region. Kirk (1995) mentioned that as a key sector in tourism, hotels do their part in the green movement because they have several key of environmental and social impacts such as water and energy consumption, waste production, chemical use and atmospheric contamination, purchasing/ procurement, and local