Facts and Figures

Around the Mediterranean Sea seasonal water demands from the tourism industry increase annual water demand by an estimated 5%-20%

  • Around the Mediterranean Sea seasonal water demands from the tourism industry increase annual water demand by an estimated 5%-20%.
  • With the recent rise in consumer awareness, tourism enterprises everywhere are trying to demonstrate corporate social and environmental responsibility.
  • Ecotourism can help promote conservation, poverty reduction and sustainable water management when adequate enforcement and benefit-sharing mechanisms are in place.

Related themes:  Allocating Water; Industry; Ecosystems

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