With the rise of leisure and entertainment in tourist destinations, coastal development projects have the potential to cause significant negative environmental impacts. Critically discuss and analyze the different impacts of mass tourism on the coastal and marine environment.
Environmental quality of a destination is a prevailing issue in making travel-related decisions; it is a competitiveness factor among different tourist destinations with varying environmental quality.
Critically discuss and analyze the different aspects of environmental management required at a destination to ensure its sustainable growth and maintain its competitiveness on the tourist market.
The evaluation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) systems is a highly recommended strategy for enhancing their effectiveness and quality. Define the term ‘Environmental Impact Assessment’ and critically analyze the weaknesses of the EIA process in the island of Mauritius.
As concerns with sustainability become more central in our society, hotel managers should consider the implementation of environmental practices to protect the natural environment and at the same time, improve the competitiveness and performance of their enterprises. Critically inspect and describe the suitable resource management and waste minimization methods which hotel operators must adopt.