tourism to places having unspoiled natural resources, with minimal impact on the environment being a primary concern.
Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively
undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often small scale ...
Ecotourism is: "Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the
environment and improves the well-being of local people." (TIES, 1990)
Provides guidelines and standards, training, technical assistance, research and
publications to foster sound ecotourism development, with membership in over ...
You can find primitive lodgings if you want to, but most green travelers are staying in resorts that are comfortable, if not downright luxurious. It sounds like a lot of greenwashing.
Staying closer to home is one affordable option, and there are many ecotourism
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The term ecotourism has become increasingly popular in both conservation and
travel circles, but what exactly does it mean? The Nature Conservancy adopts ...
Eco adventures and green travel are all the rage but what does it really mean.
Beyond the travel industry hype is there really such a thing as ecotourism?
Some definitions of Ecotourism based on a synopsis of multiple sources. A good
place to start any discussion of ecotourism is defining what the word means.
Eco-tourism focuses on local cultures, wilderness adventures, volunteering,
personal growth and learning new ways to live on our vulnerable planet.
Eco-tourism is more than a catch phrase for nature loving travel and recreation.
Eco-tourism is consecrated for preserving and sustaining the diversity of the ...