UNWTO Global Report on adventure tourism

first_imgSource = ETB Travel News: Megan Tran The UNWTO Global Report on Adventure Tourism, published jointly with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), is an approach by UNWTO on the topic of adventure tourism.This report provides insight of the relationship between adventure tourism and responsible tourism.ATTA, a UNWTO Affiliate Member, provided input for this report to increase awareness among the global tourism sector about the core values of responsible tourism.The report allows tourism stakeholders to work from a common base of understanding in one of the most progressive forms of tourism, which both organizations believe will develop into the industry standard.“This report provides critical insight into one of the most dynamic segments driving tourism´s growth, said UNWTO secretary-general Taleb Rifai.“Furthermore, with careful and responsible management, adventure tourism offers effective development opportunities to countries looking for new and sustainable sources of growth.”An eight chapter overview of the current adventure tourism industry, provides a history of adventure tourism as well as a discussion of current trends and timely issues.Chapters include:Industry introductionGlobal Trends in Adventure TourismAdventure Tourism Industry StructureLocal Economies, Communities and the EnvironmentAdventure Tourism Operational Standards and CertificationsRisk Management in Adventure TourismSector Challenges, Opportunities and Initiativeslast_img read more