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Ecotourism

Tourism structured in a way that causes the least damage or has the least impact on the area visited. It may also involve visiting places of ecological interest. Ecotourism is considered sustainable and can be beneficial for the local economy.
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It is believed that the nation's southern marshes could become a centre for eco-tourism, where floating hotels and guided wildlife tours would attract tourists.
Mission Hills has invested some US$50 million on the implementation of an environmental sustainability program that encompasses everything from air quality monitoring to energy, water, waste, and carbon emissions management in a concerted effort to prove that modern day golf course management can go hand in hand with eco-tourism development and environmental protection and sustainability.
The release of gazelles comes within the first phase of the Kalba- Eco-tourism Project, which was launched recently.
We are excited to partner with Singita, one of the world's top eco-tourism and hospitality operations," said Paul Jones, owner of Grumeti Reserves.
Moreover, PAIM sealed an agreement with RJ Construction, LLC, a general contractor to develop its 21+ acres real estate property into an Eco-Tourism "Village" located in the Hawaiian Ranchos Estate, Big Island, Island of Hawaii.
The department has already started work on identifying eco-tourism sites in the state, developing them, compiling relevant information on such sites and uploading the information on to a website offering eco-tourism packages.
The three-phase project, collaboratively funded by the Sharjah government and private investors to develop eco-tourism in Kalba city, is expected to be completed in six years, said Marwan Bin Jasem Al Sarkal, chief executive of Shurooq.
Summary: SHARJAH - The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, known as Shurooq, in collaboration with the Sharjah's Environment and Protected Areas Authority, or EPAA, has announced the launch of an eco-tourism project that will be implemented in Kalba City in the emirate.
29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a Club de Madrid Conference heldtoday in Port-au-Prince, Jorge Quiroga, the former president of Bolivia,and Jose Maria Figueres, the former president of Costa Rica, conferred withthe Presidential Advisory Council for Economic Growth andInvestment (PACEGI) and Haitian business leaders regarding investmentopportunities waiting within Haiti's mining and eco-tourism sectors.
Poonch, May 13 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah inaugurated Dera Ki Gali, an eco-tourism spot to promote tourism in Poonch district.
It will be developed into a US$112 million eco-tourism project, featuring 250 rooms, starting starting with a 40-room boutique hotel, a turtle watching program, horseback riding and nature trails in the Levera National Park.
Making maximum use of the Web is all about knowing your marketplace and your ideal customers, says Todd Lucier, a Northern Ontario eco-tourism pioneer and Internet guru.