As in many other industries, over the last 20 years tourism organisations have become more aware of environmental issues and now set a range of environmental objectives. This ensures that the organisations continue to do as much as they can to protect the environment.
There is a wide range of terms which are used relating to environmental concerns and practices.
In the table below terms and phrases about environmental concerns have been split into halves. Can you join the correct halves together?
Having completed the activity above, choose 3 of the issues to produce three environmental objectives which could be used by large attractions such as theme parks.
Having completed the table above, choose 3 of the issues to produce three environmental objectives which could be used by a large hotel.
Read the information below about a hotel in Greece which has been given an award for its environmental practices.
The Castelli is a charming traditional hotel with modern facilities. The beautiful green surroundings complete this unique picture. A warm welcome awaits you at the Castelli.
Located at Agios, a tranquil location of Laganas bay where the sea turtles lay their eggs, this family run hotel offers an inviting pool area with a snack bar serving delicious dishes and Greek meze. The hotel's buffet breakfast features famous home-made cakes made from organic eggs from the hotel's own farm. There is also a lobby bar and an internet corner.
The hotel works towards one specific goal: creating a memorable holiday experience.
- Organised bike hire and horse riding on suggested routes
- Valued repeat customers
- Exquisite location
- Uses produce directly from the hotel's own farm
- Opportunity to visit sea turtles without disturbing the environment
- Personal service with only 54 rooms
Having read the information, suggest two environmental objectives which could be used by the hotel.