Sustainable Tourism: Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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Sustainable tourism must be practiced by:

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Sustainable tourism is characterized by:

I. Environmental respect

II. Benefitting the local economy

III. Preservation of local culture

2. You can improve the environmental impact of a tourist operation by _____ (choose the most direct answer).

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get some insight into how much you know about sustainable tourism with this worksheet/quiz. For the quiz, you'll be responsible for topics like how to practice sustainable tourism and who should abide by those standards.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz/worksheet to see what you know about:

  • Characteristics of sustainable tourism
  • How to made a tourist operation more environmentallyfriendly
  • An element of socio-cultural respect and how it's administered
  • How tourism could be good for a local economy

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of tourist operations and how it's connected to sustainable tourism
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sustainable tourism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how sustainable tourism is implemented and who should practice it

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more about how tourism can be environmentally-friendly with the lesson named Sustainable Tourism: Definition, Characteristics & Examples. You'll be covering these areas of interest:

  • How to define sustainable tourism
  • What is meant by socio-cultural respect
  • Examples of sustainable tourism