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Which country’s ministry of tourism, in partnership with UNESCO, has issued ecotourism guidelines? *

These guidelines encompass principles including nature and cultural conservation, education for tourists about the importance of conservation, tourism activities, economic improvement for the community, and local community involvement.
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In which country are sustainability principles present throughout its national tourism law, including regulations specific to coastal areas, mountains and rural spaces? *

Preservation of natural habits, waste disposal for camping and even bedroom standards for different types of hotels are regulated.
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Which country claims a whopping 37.4% of its total national territory (terrestrial and marine) is protected, according to a UN definition? *

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In which country did government spending on travel and tourism services, directly linked to visitors, grow by a brisk 12.8% a year between 2007 and 2017? *

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Which country’s ministry of tourism is currently on its 12th five-year plan (2013-18), focused on expanding tourism visibility by giving more exposure to its overarching marketing strategy (encompassed in two words)? *

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Which country employs four different ministries to check and approve each region’s sustainable tourism plans? *

So far, 12 regions have received approval, four of them in 2016.
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Which two countries are the only ones in the index that have formal systems in place to encourage enterprises to measure, monitor and reduce greenhouse gases, water usage and energy for the tourism industry? *

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Fill in the blank: As of 2014, ________ consumed a whopping 6,949 kg of oil per head, nearly twofold the next highest country in the index. *

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Which country tops the index on overall airport and hotel density? *

Defined as number of airports per million population and number of hotel rooms per hundred population.
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Tourists can breathe easy in this country, which boasts the best air quality among the ten nations in the index. *

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