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Sustainable Tourism Development Assignment Case Study

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Running head: SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CASE STUDYSustainable tourism case studyName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor note
1SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CASE STUDYTable of ContentsIntroduction................................................................................................................................2Discussion..................................................................................................................................2The Great Barrier Reef, Australia..........................................................................................2Sustainable tourism practices.................................................................................................3Managing tourism..................................................................................................................4Steps from the government towards sustainability................................................................4The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)....................................................................5Conclusion..................................................................................................................................5Reference list..............................................................................................................................6
2SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CASE STUDYIntroductionSustainable tourism business is a policy where constant re-evaluation of prioritiesaccording to the needs of the present environmental situation is practiced. A balance betweenthe limits and the usage should be monitored and planning should be done in such a way thattourism is promoted without affecting the place and its biodiversity (Buckley 2012). The aimof the report is to focus on the case study of Great Barrier Reef of Australia, which is apopular tourism spot and measures of sustainable tourism are being successfully implementedto enrich the place. The various methods that have been used for implementing the quotientof sustainability will be discussed in the report along with a conclusion.DiscussionThe Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaRegarded as the top tourism spot of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is the biggestcoral reef in the whole world. Marine life is in plenty in here and there are as many as 3000specific reef systems (Authority 2014). The place has a beautiful golden beach that attractsthe tourists throughout the year. Activities such as scuba diving, whale watching, bare boatsand dolphin swimming are all available in the place to engage the tourists. It is a fact that theGreat Barrier Reef is the one living thing that is visible even from the space. It waspronounced a World Heritage zone in 1981 and added to the National Heritage List in 2007(Economics 2013). A nearer encounter with the Great Barrier Reef's marine ecosystemuncovers many shocking submerged variati1ons and coral attractions. According to Jones(2012), it including the world's biggest gathering of corals (truth be told, more than 400various types of coral), coral wipes, beams, molluscs, dolphins, more than 1500 types of
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