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Responsible Tourism

Responsible Tourism


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The sustainable tourism is one of the necessary ways to safeguard the environment and biodiversity. During the twentieth century there were too many harmful emissions released into the atmosphere therefore man must repair the serious damage committed and must do so using every possible means, the sustainable tourism is one of them.


There are hundreds of tourist destinations at risk and there is a lot of work to do. The responsible tourism is enjoying great success, so the initiatives promoted in support of the ethical approach ". The proposals of the Tour Operators include itineraries a low environmental impact but it is not only the organizers who take action, accommodation facilities such as hotels and farmhouses adapt by offering increasingly green services. From high structures energy efficiency to the proposal of zero kilometer menu, without excluding awareness campaigns, the use of renewable resources and the application of ad hoc environmental policies.

A hot topic is the safeguarding biodiversity. The number of endangered species and the tourismunfortunately, it does not help the situation. The tourist wants to explore increasingly remote locations, without taking into account the traditions and needs of biosphere local. There are those who cannot resist the temptation to swim with dolphins and there are those who prefer something more extreme. Packages have been made for the so-called extreme tourism, not only skydiving and bujijumpig, also diving with sharks!

At this address you will find some rules to be respected in order to become true responsible tourists. Here is a brief guide:

  1. Ask your Tour Operatordi to consider only activities a low impact environmental and if you really can't do without particular itineraries, look for or propose a green alternative
  2. Find out about the needs of the place you intend to visit
  3. During the trip, buy local products and not imported goods
  4. Don't look for artificial experiences
  5. Using public transport can be an ecological and economical choice rather than renting a car
  6. Consider cycling routes
  7. Use water very sparingly
  8. Choose airlines that participate in CO2 credit programs
  9. Take holidays less often and accumulate holidays to make a longer trip
  10. Find out about active campaigns in your destination and don't rule out participating as a volunteer


Video: Gr 12 Tourism Sustainable Tourism (June 2022).