Environmental And Social Sustainability Tourism Management Practices

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1. Executive Summary The purpose of this report was to investigate and critically review the environmental and social sustainability tourism management practices in the Philippines. All the information provided in this report involves secondary market research method, which was acquired from the internet, academic journals and books. 2. Introduction Tourism is one of the biggest industrial sectors in the world and has been growing rapidly during the last half a century. Currently travel and tourism has reached a considerable level in terms of profits, number of tourists at varying destinations. According to UNWTO (2015) “International tourism receipts reached US$ 1245 billion worldwide in 2014." The Philippines are the world 's second largest archipelago with 7100 islands. They are known as one of the best destinations for tropical islands, adventure travel, diving, beautiful sand beaches, Volcano, waterfalls and exotic food. Luxury resorts attracting a lot of visitors from all over the world. Their culture is rich in festivals, parade and fairs. The tourism industry is an important sector of the Philippines and play a crucial role in a country economic policy and development. The country experienced the growth in the tourist industry, both inbound international and domestic tourism from the middle until the end of the past decade. During the year 2015 from January to December Philippines was visited by more than 5.36 million visitors. (Ffcccii.org, 2016) WTTC report
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