However this will not be accomplished overnight, several procedures would have to be standardized and maintained in order to achieve this balance. According to the oxford English dictionary the word “sustainability” means able to be maintained at a certain rate or level, and the word “Tourism” means the practise of touring, traveling for pleasure. Sustainability in this sense it refers to the environment and its resources. Unsustainability therefore is caused by human beings believing that the environment and its resources are infinite, when their economic subsystems were small. However, it is now the excruciating reality that both the environment and its resources are infinite and need to be monitored.
Although the hotel industry is recovery from the financial crisis in 2008 steadily, the growth is too slow to support the development of existing large number of hotels. As a consequent, the saturate and even oversaturate hotel industry situation hotels are participating in fights for survival and market share in a variety means. • The waning differentiation advantages of Good Hotel. The core concept of the Good Hotel is green accommodation in reasonable prices. However, nowadays, various hotels are using green marketing to promote itself, which decreases the competitive advantages of the Good Hotel (Céspedes-Lorente et al,
(Pollock, 2013) Mass tourism has low environmental dimension with high social and economic dimension whereas alternative tourism has high environmental and social dimension with low economic dimension. However, sustainable tourism has a fundamental objective: tourism as a whole must be sustainable. Mass tourism, properly organized and controlled, can and must become sustainable. By combining the characterisations in both mass and sustainable tourism, it can be identified that their traits are benefit on environmental, socio-culture and economic sectors by involving the locals in project development. (Sopheap Theng,
Evaluation criteria provide changes’ evaluation possibility during the time in a static process. However, besides the importance of tourism performance evaluation using indicators, the used indicators’ type is important as well. Despite the usual lack of information in the tourism sector, its performance evaluation over the years has been using common indicators such as number of tourists, length of stay, and tourists spent money. Therefore, World Tourism Organization encourages countries to use a standard method. So it’s necessary to take an integrated approach and tourism development evaluation based on combined criteria set which evaluates different development aspects, to evaluate development according to stable development measures and criteria.
5.2 Promote Private Public Partnership for investments in the Industry The private sector would be involved in the development of tourism in Ghana should also come in the form of financial support to the public sector to implements projects that would be geared toward a vibrant tourism in Ghana. A public-private marketing forum should be established to facilitate joint decision making, agreement of joint marketing programs and ensuring that public and private tourism stakeholders promote a common brand identity and messages. 5.3 Market and Promote Ghana as a Competitive Tourism
Because my major is environment and development lead me to feel a very interest in this topic. This chapter gives a good example of how to combine tourism and environment together. Moreover, the method to keep this new styles tourism model suit for most of the counties. 2. Main part 2.1.
An example of this is the Chitwan National Park, which only hire local residents because it helps to benefit the economic of the country. It showed that tourism also help to develop and improve local services and infrastructure, such as rebuilding of highways and roads positively impact both of the locals and tourists who come to visit. However tourism has some negative effects, including rising prices in cities and towns experiencing mass tourism. If businesses realize they can get more money from tourists, the price of property, goods and services will increase.
The efforts can be observed through the regulations concerned and enacted by the Austrian government. However, suppliers are far behind in meeting the standards in view of high costs and lack of recognition. On the other hand, due to the lack of accessibility facilities and insufficientinformation, disabled people do not intended to travel more frequently. It is known that development of accessible tourism in Austria involves investments of infrastructures and additional service provisions, which may be deemed as extra financial inputs from the service providers. Having said that, it is considered as worthy since the investment may bring about great potential benefits from assessable tourism in turn, not only from local customers of Austria, but also from worldwide
In an addition, Low levels of education and training relative to obtain the lowest paid jobs which is a big problem to the local people who can’t burden the increase od cost of living and the higher cost (Juan, 2012). Next paragraph will define the environmental impact with examples by the tourism
“Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.” – Ban Ki Moon, 2013 Sustainable tourism, one that establishes a suitable balance between the environmental, economic and socio-cultural aspects of tourism development, plays an important role in conserving biodiversity. It attempts to minimize its impact on the environment and local culture so that it will be available for future generations, while contributing to generate income, employment, and the conservation of local ecosystems (“Defining Sustainable Tourism”, 2018). By doing so, sustainable tourism maximizes the positive contribution of tourism to biodiversity conservation and thus to poverty reduction and the achievement of common goals towards sustainable development. Sustainable tourism provides crucial economic incentives for habitat protection.