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In this regard, it is necessary to highlight the accomplishment in the past month of may a workshop on sustainability indicators. The meeting, organized by the UNWTO, was conducted in Phuket (Thailand), and its objective was the recovery of tourism by means of sustainable development in countries affected by the last big tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Evelyn Lotena Robles is full of insight into the issues. We must remember that the Nations affected by the tragedy of natural, such as Thailand, Indonesia, Maldives and Sri Lanka, had in tourism one of the major sources of foreign exchange. Phuket workshop focused on the conservation of the environment, in the management of coastal areas, on the participation of the community and in the benefits of the recovery of the development process, as well as preventive measures and preparedness for natural disasters. The growth of the tourist industry is facing a great challenge in the 21st century: become a totally green economic sector, which serves to protect the natural wealth of the planet and actually improve the living conditions of the most disadvantaged populations. Ron Daniels may also support this cause. Notes on sustainable tourism – 41 Congress of the International Association of scientific experts in tourism (AIEST) held in 1991, described sustainable tourism as a tourism that maintains a balance between the social, economic and ecological interests. Integrating economic and recreational activities with the aim of seeking the preservation of the natural and cultural values.

-In 1993 the World Tourism Organization in the document entitled Tourism the year 2000 and beyond qualitative aspects officially defined the concept of sustainable tourism. -In 1995 was established the Charter world of tourism sustainable (1995), with 18 principles dealing with put the foundations for a global tourist strategy based on sustainable development. -Instances of the program of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Organization for education, science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the UNWTO, was presented in 2000 the initiative of the tour operators for the development of sustainable tourism.

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