Alojado - Eco-Tourism Guide - Odiongan, MIMAROPA, Philippines

Michael Alojado

Odiongan, MIMAROPA, Philippines


I consider this to be a low cost, eco friendly adventure tour. Your expectations will exceeded by the beauty of the place and their environment. The tour guides and local people were all friendly, fun and full of knowledge at each site. Visiting diverse locations and each one exciting. Guides were enthusiastic.


Eco-Tourism Guide


Guide with a gift for interpretation and communication have the ability to elevate an average travel experience into the realm of the sublime, unexpected and unforgettable.

Work History

Eco Tourism

Romblon Provincial Government

From September 2013

Protection and preservation
Tourism can significantly contribute to environmental protection, conservation and restoration of biological diversity and sustainable use of natural resources. Because of their attractiveness, pristine sites and natural areas are identified as valuable and the need to keep the attraction alive can lead to creation of national parks and protected area.
In Romblon, new laws and regulations have been enacted to preserve the Sibuyan rainforest and to protect native species. The coral reefs around the Provincial Water and the marine life that depend on them for survival are also protected. Now has become an international center for research on ecological systems - and the promotion and preservation of the islands' tourism industry was the main motivation for these actions.
Improved environmental management and planning
Sound environmental management of tourism facilities and especially hotels can increase the benefits to natural areas. But this requires careful planning for controlled development, based on analysis of the environmental resources of the area. Planning helps to make choices between conflicting uses, or to find ways to make them compatible. By planning early for tourism development, damaging and expensive mistakes can be prevented, avoiding the gradual deterioration of environmental assets significant to tourism.
Cleaner production techniques can be important tools for planning and operating tourism facilities in a way that minimize.

Research Staff

Romblon State University

From December 2010


Eco-Tourism Guide

Generally, ecotourism focuses on volunteering, or voluntourism, personal growth and environmental responsibility. Ecotourism typically involves travel to destinations where flora, fauna, and cultural heritage are the primary attractions. One of the goals of ecotourism is to offer tourists insight into the impact of human beings on the environment, and to foster a greater appreciation of our natural habitats.

Responsible ecotourism includes programs that minimize the negative aspects of conventional tourism on the environment and enhance the cultural integrity of local people. Therefore, in addition to evaluating environmental and cultural factors, an integral part of ecotourism is the promotion of recycling, energy efficiency, water conservation, and creation of economic opportunities for local communities.For these reasons, ecotourism often appeals to environmental and social responsibility advocates.

Guidelines and education
An environmental protection strategy must address the issue of ecotourists removed from the cause-and-effect of their actions on the environment. More initiatives should be carried out to improve their awareness, sensitize them to environmental issues, and care about the places they visit.

Tour guides are an obvious and direct medium to communicate awareness. With the confidence of ecotourists and intimate knowledge of the environment, they can actively discuss conservation issues. A tour guide training program in Brgy; Bunsoran Ferrol's Eco-Marine Park has helped mitigate negative environmental impacts by providing information and regulating tourists on the parks' beaches used by nesting endangered sea turtles (Pawikan).

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

University of Perpetual Help Rizal

Romblon State College

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