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"WHEN GOING ECHOES BEING": TRENDS IN CONTEMPORAY TOURISM
Transcript of "WHEN GOING ECHOES BEING": TRENDS IN CONTEMPORAY TOURISM
: trends in contemporary tourism
WHIT "NEW TOURISM" WE USUALLY REFER TO SECTOR OF THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY (THE WORLD'S LARGEST INDUSTRY) WHICH OPENLY CRITICIZES MASS TOURISM.
THIS NEW APPROACH TO TOURISM QUESTIONS THE IMPACT OF TRADITIONAL FORMS OF TOURISM ON THE ENVIRONMENT AS WELL AS ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES.
TRAVELLING AS A SOCIAL FACT
IT IS USUALLY TAILORED ON THE TOURISTS DESIRES AND FOCUSES ON THE
PERSONALIZATION OF THE TOURISTIC EXPERIENCE: WHAT IS IMPORTANT IS NOT WHERE TO GO - BUT WHAT I WILL DO WHERE I WILL GO AND HOW IT IS REPRESENTATIVE OF WHO I AM
E. F. SHUMACHER
A BRITISH ECONOMIST WHO IN 1973 PUBLISHED A BOOK ENTITLED "SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL. ECONOMICS AS PEOPLE MATTERED"
Further readings and Materials
...PASSING FROM HERE
T.V. Singh (2012): Critical debates in tourism. Bristol: Channel View
D. O'Rourke: Cannibal Tours (1988) - Available on Youtube
Imperialism of pleasure
Dr. CHIARA GIUS - University of Bologna
RIMINI 28 OCT. 2013
IT IS BOTH AN
MOMENT, AND A MOMENT OF
IT INVOLVES THE ADOPTION OF A SPECIFIC
(i.e. THE TOURIST) AND SPECIFIC
IT IS A MOMENT OF
HOW DID WE GET FROM HERE...
THE EVALUATION IS
keywords and key-concepts:
Sustainability, Carrying Capacity, Local People Matter, Slow is Beautiful, Eco-tourism, Community Based Tourism, Pro-poor Tourism, Volunteer Tourism
Responsible tourism is tourism is PEOPLE CENTRED...
minimizes negative social, economic and environmental impacts
generates greater economic benefits for local people and enhances the well-being of host communities
improves working conditions and access to the industry
involves local people in decisions that affect their lives and life chances
makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage embracing diversity
provides access for physically challenged people
CAPE TOWN DECLARATION
Is culturally sensitive, encourages respect between tourists and hosts, and builds local pride and confidence
provides more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues