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MAKING A DIFFERENCE OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

The first steps is making a positive difference, KISWAR “Sustainable Tourism” A New Experience has understood The Sustainable Tourism based in Dream of the common language around the world wiht higher standard of responsabilities, that requires of beneficits as :

  • Generates greater economic benefits for local enhances the well- being of host communities, improves working conditions and access to the industry.
  • Involves local people in decisions that affec their lives and life chances.
  • Makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage, to the maintenance of the world’s diversity.
  • Provides more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues.
  • Minimizes negative economic, environmental and social impacts.
  • And it is culturally sensitive, engenders respect between tourist and hosts, and builds local pride and confidence.

Traveling more responsible is as much about the small, and often very simple, practical steps you can take from choosing a best Travel Agency that has opted for a differentiation as philosophy and start to introduce innovative elements such as cultural exchanges activities, the envolvement of local comnunities and tourists in ecoturism initiatives, and efficient operational capacity following.

THE TEN ACTIONS THAT TOUR OPERATORS HAVE TAKE NOW

1. Establish a clear policy for responsible tourism and ensure that any charitable giving is integrated into the business process and is focused on improving the situation in the destinations.

2. Appoint a responsible tourism staff member who will oversee the development and integration of these issues throughout the organization. Ensure that there is also support for this board level.

3. Commit funds to becoming a more responsible operator in the areas of charitable giving developing local business partnerships, training and giving advice to clients.

4. Write down best practice and seek to learn from it, publicise it to clients and share it with others.

5. Produce and disseminate a code for tourists to help them travel in a more informed and responsible way.Include advice on how they can support local charities.

6. Take time to research destinations and speak to local development and enviroment groups and tourism associations, not just to the hotels. Find out which local businesses you could possible use and whit whom you may be able to develop a partnership.

7. Work throughout your supply chain to develop and implement policies that use local labour, local foods and local crafts. Make your policies available to your suppliers.

8. Build on health and safety guidelines for hotels to include social and environmental issues such as labour standards, minimum wage levels and good recycling and waste disposal systems.

9. Set Clear targets for year on year improvement in tems of building partnerships using local suppliers and improving social and environmental conditions in hotels.Evaluate your activities regulary so that you can learn from them.

10. Use your annual report to publicise what you have been doing to promote responsible tourism and to gain support from your key stakeholders.