Adventure Tourism commonly occurs in or near natural environments, social environments with distinct culture, and/or sites inhabiting historical artifacts. As such, adventure tourism destinations are often fragile and in need of protection from overcrowding
Tourism capacity and planning has always been crucial for sustainable tourism markets. Officials and stakeholders must strategically address the impacts of adventure tourism— additional consumption, traffic and waste caused by non-residents, potential deterioration of natural and historical sites, cultural impacts, and pressures for host destinations to develop infrastructure for the benefit of tourists rather than local needs
Adventure tour operators, with products and services that depend on healthy natural environments tourism potentially exacerbates the effects of climate change already occurring from other causes. UNWTO research shows that tourism accounts for an estimated 5% of global CO2 emissions. Air transport accounts for 40% of all tourism emissions, car for 32% and accommodation for 21%.
UNWTO จึงเป็นองค์กรด้านการท่องเที่ยวสากลเพื่อ สนับสนุนให้การท่องเป็นแรง ขับเคลื่อนให้เกิดการเติบโต ทางเศรษฐกิจ โดยตระหนักถึงการพัฒนาที่ยั่งยืน เกิด ความมั่นคงทางสังคม United Nations World Tourism Organization 155 ประเทศ
risk is that faced by destinations as traditional sites experience changes that make them less attractive or accessible to tourists. For example, there is a concern that loss of snow coverage on summits such as Mount Everest and Mount Kilimanjaro could make climbing tourism less attractive if travelers feel that the experience is no longer as special or unique.
1. Sustainable Development Policy Government policy to support and foster sustainable and rural tourism development Because they safeguard the destination’s natural, heritage, and cultural resources
How safe of that country Corruption Perceptions Index Countries with high levels of transparency and low or no travel warnings issued are safer for travelers
The level of healthcare available A healthy local people to foster nature and its resources responsibly Healthcare is readily available are able to support adventure travelers
Adventure travelers want untrammeled and well-managed natural resources. Destination with unusual or rare natural resources will earn high praise from adventure travelers
Adventurer travelers are as keen to learn about new cultures as they are to explore nature. Encourage local people to preserve their culture to acknowledge and honor their customs Index UNESCO World Heritage Site Protected Area as a % of total land
Cycling Climbing (cliff, ice, rock) Hiking Rafting Paragliding Outdoor and nature-based activities Ability to support adventure sport Indicators Protected Species Forest, Grasslands, Drylands
Look for and acknowledge destinations in which entrepreneurship in the business is thriving Business freedom Monetary freedom Investment freedom Labor freedom
Adventure travelers frequently seek out opportunities to volunteer in the destinations they visit. Looking for NGO and aid organization partners through which they can offer their visitors a short-term opportunity to contribute to relevant causes and also have a chance to see real people and situations indicators NGO Density HPI (Happy Planet Index) ความอยู่ดีมีสุข (Human Well-Being) และผลกระทบ ทางด้านสิ่งแวดล้อม (Environmental Impact)
Hard Infrastructure ◦ Roads, airports, lodging facilities, trails Soft Infrastructure ◦ Trail maps, accessible information on heritage and culture ◦ Ground operators and outfitters
A country’s image for sustainability and adventure opportunity will attract travelers who value these aspects.