Adventure Tourism Supports Community
and Environmental Development
The adventure travel industry can be a catalyst for change and a tool for development in destinations.
Adventure tourism businesses have been leaders for decades in their individual markets, providing opportunity for young people, encouraging environmentally sustainable behaviors and cultural tolerance.
As a standard for adventure market development the mission of the ATDI and its
10 Pillars of Adventure Market Competitiveness is:
- Better adventure tourism infrastructure product development
- Better land management
- More sensitized travelers
- Increased financial, education, health gains for local people in adventure tourism destinations