Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism

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Sustainable travel represents a worldwide and growing demand to reduce the impacts of tourism on the environment and the local communities. It is also referred to as sustainable tourism, ecotourism, and geotourism. Whether you are a traveler or a member of the travel industry or a citizen living in a community that relies on tourism, you will find a voice here on EarthSayers that educates and inspires you.

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The ROI of Sustainability: Steve Faulstick
EarthSayers.tv records Steve Faulstick, General Manager of the DoubleTree Hotel Portland presentation on the Return on Investment (ROI) of the actions his staff have taken to reduce energy, recycle and compost as part of their commitment to sustainability. The Hotel attracts talent because of the way they recognize and reward employees and in addition to saving money they have been successful at attracting the traveler, business and personal, that is seeking a company that understands the benefits of sustainability principles and practices. Recorded by Ruth Ann Barrett at the EcoTourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference held in Portland, Oregon, September 8-10, 2010 and sponsored by TIES - The International EcoTourism Society.

EarthSayer Steve Faulstick

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