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Background (TMTR) - Arangkada Philippines. Sector Background and Potential Given the natural, cultural, and human resource endowments of the Philippines, tourism has been identified as an important sunrise, globally competitive industry by the national government under the MTPDP 2004-2010 and by the NCC (created by EO 571). The new Tourism Act of 2009 offers opportunities to develop the sector at a more rapid pace. Health and wellness tourism, medical travel, and retirement are priority sectors under EO 372 whose development are expected to generate investments, employment, and foreign exchange and create more opportunities for retirement and health professionals in the Philippines. Tourism development can have strong poverty reduction effects in remote and rural areas. It has been calculated that for every foreign tourist that visits the country and spends about a thousand dollars, one job for one year is supported.

Tourism Figure 133 shows data for government consumption and investment spending on travel and tourism. Footnotes. TOUR PPT. Tourism philippines datas. Philippines2015. National Parks and protected areas in the Philippines - Camperspoint Philippines. In order to preserve its national heritage, the Philippine government implemented a combined act of proper education and law enforcement to deal with the depressing issue on country’s devastated natural resources. The government has established conservation programs for the few endangered and rare species left in our receding rainforests.

Among these species are the Tamaraws (dwarf species of water buffalo), Philippine eagles, marine turtles, Philippine crocodiles, sea cow, and the Philippine deer. This consciousness spread among people who realized the need to conserve our natural resources. Log exportation has been prohibited, though not completely, at least a total log ban on areas such as Palawan, where most rare species inhabit, has been fully enforced. Below is a list of established national parks to shelter plant, animals and marine species of the Philippines: Mt.

Mt. Coron Island, Palawan- the Island is covered with unexplored rainforests, stunning cliffs and secluded lakes. The Challenges to Sustainable Tourism in the Philippines. 10.2. The Ethics and Attitudes towards Ecotourism in the Philippines. - Mary Ann Chen Ng, MSc. Eubios Ethics Institute, Philippines Email: The Philippines, a developing country in South East Asia, is faced with the challenges of an increasing population, poverty, inequality, and corruption. With more than a quarter of the Filipino population falling below the poverty threshold, the pressure for productivity and growth has led to practices that have resulted in environmental stress and degradation. In response, the Philippine government has adopted the rhetoric of sustainable development as defined by the 1987 World Commission on Environment and Development.

In preparation for 2003: Visit the Philippines Year, the Department of Tourism has been actively marketing the country as a safe tropical holiday destination (DOTa, 2002). Definitions of Ecotourism Being a recent phenomenon, there are controversies surrounding the "lack of clarity in the definition of ecotourism" (Ward-Davies, 2002). Palawan, the Last Ecological Frontier The St. Pidsbk05 tourism. Strategic Plan 2012 17sm. Mondialisation et tourisme : mélange détonant pour les peuples (...) - CETRI, Centre Tricontinental. La mondialisation et le tourisme ont tout d’un mélange détonant pour les peuples indigènes. L’impact du tourisme sur leur mode de vie, sur l’accès et le contrôle à leurs ressources et leur environnement, s’est exacerbé avec la mondialisation des échanges économiques.

Depuis des dizaines d’années, le tourisme constitue une importante source de revenus pour de nombreux pays, particulièrement dans le tiers-monde. Sa croissance est tout bonnement extraordinaire. Dans les années 1950, 25 millions de personnes voyageaient annuellement à l’étranger. Dans les années 1970, ce chiffre est passé à 200 millions. L’OMT prévoit pour le 21e siècle, un afflux de plusieurs milliards de touristes par an. Le WTTC considère ainsi le tourisme comme la plus importante industrie mondiale et y voit un « vecteur clé d’emploi et de richesse économique ». Développement du tourisme en tant que stratégie d’exportation Intrinsèquement, ces conditions préalables lient le pays du tiers-monde à l’économie mondiale. 70% of Boracay's Coral Reefs Damaged by Unmonitored Tourism.

Tourism activities damage 70 percent of Boracay corals—study. Unmonitored tourism-related activities such as diving and snorkeling have been degrading the coral reef ecosystem in the world-famous Boracay beaches over the past two decades, a Japanese-funded study said. In a five-year study called the Coastal Ecosystem Conservation and Adaptive Management, which was conducted from 2010 to 2015, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (Jica) said coral cover in Boracay declined by 70.5 percent from 1988 to 2011. Through analyzed satellite images, the study also noted that the highest decrease in the 23-year period was recorded in recent years from 2008 to 2011 when tourist arrivals went up by 38.4 percent. “We hope that LGUs (local government units) and policy makers will be able to use scientific and tecnological knowledge to address critical environment issues affecting the study’s pilot sites,” said Jica senior representative Takahiro Morita in a statement.

“Tourism is an important economic driver in the Philippines.