Sustainable Tourism

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Shannan Eagan , California University of Pennsylvania
Tourism, one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, is a major source of income for many countries. Increased tourism causes several problems: social dislocation, cultural heritage loss, economic dependence, and ecological degradation. I will introduce sustainable tourism and demonstrate its effects using case studies of sustainable tourism around the world.