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Sustainable Tourism

 
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Starter

 
Imagine that you are looking through a travel brochure or viewing the website of a travel company and you see these logos - what do you think they mean?
 
Ecotourism Award
 
Ecotourism Award
 
Geography Activities

Activities

 
  Click to hear me speak What is Sustainable Tourism?
  Click to hear me speak What is ecotourism?
  Click to hear me speak What is the difference between the two?
 

Below are screen shots and links from four companies that advertise using the term 'ecotourism'.

Brainstorm five criteria that you think could be used to assess how sustainable a tourist experience is.

Look at each site and assess how sustainable you believe the tourism to be.

 
 
Amazon Rainforest Lodge Peru - Rain Forest Expeditions
 
See Maya temples, nature during Belize vacations at Black Rock River Lodge
 
Ranweli Holiday Village - Sri Lanka
 
Maho.org - Two Green Resorts on St. John, US Virgin Islands (USVI) - Maho Bay Camps - Green Resorts on St. John, US Virgin Islands (USVI)
 
Geography Review

Review

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