climate changes, Tourism development


Eco tourism, also known as ecological tourism, is travel to natural areas to appreciate the cultural and natural history of the environment, while not disturbing the integrity of the ecosystem and creating economic opportunities that make conservation and protection of natural resources advantageous to local people. Ecotourism also minimizes wastage and the environmental impact through sensitized tourists. Tourists look for an ecologically clean, non-polluted and unharmed natural environment to make their trip or vacation, so tourist activities take place mostly in ecologically clean territories. The existence of any ecological problem in a territory – pollution with hard waste materials, water pollution, high soil acidity, disrupted and annihilated vegetation, noise pollution, existence of noxious emissions in the air etc. affect tourism development in it in a most negative way. Existence of ecological problems is one of the strongest restricting factors for modern tourism development and so they are an important criterion for assessing tourism potential. Some of the tourists evince keen interest in nature. There is abundant natural wealth in Tamil Nadu viz. hill stations, waterfalls, forests, bird sanctuaries, beaches, etc. A separate Eco- Tourism Wing is being set up by Tamil Nadu Tourism by posting an officer from the Forest Department. The vision is to make Tamil Nadu a world renowned destination specializing in sustainable tourism through focused efforts on creating synergy among all stakeholders, encouraging capacity building and public- private partnerships with revenue generating strategies. This research paper focuses on an impact of Tourism on climatic changes in Tamilnadu. The researcher is an analysis the role of climate changes in tourism development through the secondary data from the various published sources.