Tourism and ecotourism must facilitate public private development projects for energy, waste water, and solid waste management to ensure improvements in public health and well-being.
There needs to be a breakthrough program to raise funds based on lower impacts investment opportunities.
From COP22: Tourism must be part of the global effort to manage carbon and prevent the rising of global temperatures over 2 degrees centigrade.
Sustainable tourism can no longer be a set of voluntary initiatives or a menu of consumer choices.
While environmentally aware individuals worldwide agree that climate change is a proven challenge for our planet, few have changed their travel behaviors.