Concept Of Ecotourism

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Eco tourism Background Ecotourism Eco-Tourism has been increasing at a rate of 20%-30% PA since 1990 to 2006 (International Eco-Tourism Society). The Definition of Ecotourism Eco-tourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural area that conserves the environment and improve the well-being of local people” (TIES,1990) Conservation Offering market-linked long-term solutions, ecotourism provides effective economic incentives for conserving and enhancing bio-cultural diversity and helps protect the natural and cultural heritage of our beautiful planet. Communities By increasing local capacity building and employment opportunities, ecotourism is an effective vehicle for empowering local communities around the world to fight against poverty and to achieve sustainable development.…show more content…
(International Eco-Tourism Society) Principles of Ecotourism Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that those who implement and participate in ecotourism activities should follow the following ecotourism principles: •Minimize impact. •Build environmental and cultural awareness and respect. •Provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts. •Provide direct financial benefits for

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