Sustainable tourism has been defined as "a type of travel that protects the cultural heritage and the environment while also improving the well-being of locals."There are many aspects that are being discussed, debated, and challenged. One of these is Sustainable Tourism.
People are becoming more aware of this concept. Sustainable Tourism is not only the well-known "responsible travel" or "eco-tourism" but it has been extended to all types of tourism. In fact, Sustainable Tourism tries to anticipate possible impacts by action plans and management systems that add value to society while minimizing negative effects on people and places. Sustainable Tourism is a concept that combines the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of tourism with development.
Here are a few ways how to make the future more sustainable.
There are many policies that can be implemented in order to make the future more sustainable. One of these is the "Responsible Travel Policy". This policy is characterized by its emphasis on three areas: tourism management, tourism products/services, and tourism workforce.
Improve the Quality of Services
The quality of services should be improved to make it more sustainable for future generations. In fact, there should be a continuous effort to help the industry move towards sustainability by improving facilities and infrastructure, as well as strengthening its capacity to provide quality services
Promote Sustainable Tourism Technologies
Sustainable technologies should be promoted to make the future more sustainable. For example, Eco-friendly technology used in water sanitation and Eco-tourism-related electronic devices could help promote sustainable tourism technologies.
Create a Sustainable Tourism Workforce
A sustainable tourism workforce should be created to make the future more sustainable. In fact, people of all ages and from different countries should work together to create a new generation that is able to make the future more sustainable.
Leisure activities should be provided to make the future more sustainable. For example, sports and other similar activities could help create a sustainable tourism workforce that is able to work together for such an important cause.
Sustainable Tourism has been discussed among people of all ages and from different countries as one of the main topics in order to make the future more sustainable. The future is expected to be more sustainable if we focus on the following factors: Sustainability Leadership, Innovation, Technology, Policy, Workforce, and Leisure.
There are many ways how to do that, such as creating a new generation that is able to work together for this important cause, promoting sustainable tourism technologies, improving the quality of services.