ISNA / According to an environmental activist, intermittent tourism is compatible with the principles of sustainable development.
Ali Rashno in a specialized meeting on the role of tourism tours in environmental protection and sustainable tourism with a focus on preventing distortion by the efforts of the University Jihad Students Organization, the General Department of Environmental Protection and Cultural Heritage and with the presence of authorized tours Meetings of the General Directorate of Environmental Protection were held, he said: “Sustainable tourism development should not harm the natural and cultural heritage and it is necessary to adopt methods that lead to the protection of ecological and natural sites.”
He said that areas that are culturally and environmentally vulnerable should be given special protection now and in the future, and in areas where tourism has a negative impact, special methods should be implemented. : Surveying studies, field operations and implementation of sustainable tourism projects require cooperation between tourism and environmental managers.
This environmental activist pointed out that paying attention to vulnerable cultural and environmental spaces in the present and the future should be a priority in the goals and programs of sustainable tourism development, noting: Accordingly, in areas affected by the masses There are tourists and they may be destroyed. Special protection should be provided and by designing a suitable annual calendar of each region according to the events in that region, the mass of tourists should be prevented from entering the tourist destination at a certain time.
Emphasizing that intermittent tourism is compatible with the principles of sustainable development and can be the best form of tourism for environmentally sensitive areas, Rashno stated: This type of tourism is a form of tourism in which visitors alternate throughout the year from one The tourist destination is visited and the environment never encounters the mass of tourists who are the cause of environmental degradation. “Tourism projects should pay special attention to the environmental effects of vehicles and seek to reduce the use of non-renewable energy,” he said.