Ecotourism Essay

2509 WordsAug 25, 201311 Pages
Yufei Wang No. 43140444 Ecotourism improve Sustainability of Tourism Industry Yufei Wang No. 43140444 Executive Summary In order to discuss the importance of ecotourism in improving sustainability of tourism development, this report is first of all going to discuss the relationship between ecotourism and sustainability; following that, this report is going to identify problems of ecotourism in reality. Sometimes ecotourism will be merely a form within tourism marketing, which means natural resource using instead of protection. And stakeholder involvement is not always implemented. Consequently, this report is going to provide recommendation on ecotourism development. To improve sustainability of tourism development, it is…show more content…
2.1Envionmental Sustainability Through defining ecotourism as the tourism activities that making use of natural resource for sightseeing along with protection on natural environment, Schianetz& Kavanagh (2008) is emphasizing the environmental sustainability of tourism industry through environment protection. The natural environmental sustainability within tourism industry not only refers to the ecological environment but also refers to the cultural environment (Habibullah, 2013). On the one hand, within ecotourism, tourists are enjoying the unique natural ecological scenery with a relatively small population; due to the low industrialization level, the ecological environment has been preserved in its original state (Habibullah, 2013). On the other hand, 1 Yufei Wang No. 43140444 the unique historical and cultural way of living has attraction to tourists (Habibullah, 2013), which is different from tourists’ original culture model. Based on both original natural and cultural environment, ecotourism is designed with specific tourism activities and visiting line to reflect the specific characteristics of the local environment. Through combining those natural and cultural resources together, the ecotourism activities and line can help tourism feel specific tourism experience they can hardly
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