Ecotourist


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Ecotourist

A person or group that takes trips structured in a way that causes the least damage or has the least impact on the area visited. Ecotourists may also visit places of ecological interest. Ecotourism is considered sustainable and can be beneficial for the local economy.
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Ecotourist attractions must balance science and entertainment.
I participated as a research ecotourist with an NGO for five days in August 2005.
In sharp contrast was a proposed ecotourist development for two villages in Chiapas, Mexico.
Like the Cahabon, the Dulce has been "discovered" in recent years by tour operators catering to the new breed of travelers known as ecotourists.
For support, they've turned to an likely source: ecotourists wanting to experience life in the Amazon.
Yarrawarra's ecotourist enterprise functions in the context of an international tourist exchange market dealing in cultural tourism and ecotourism.
It could be suggested that an ecotourist can be more demanding than the mass tourist, who may not desire to visit endangered species in remote locations can.
From Florida hunt clubs that cater to wing-shooters to ecotourist bed and breakfasts in Hawaii, many destinations are tailored to guests' specific interests.
Birder, writer, ecotourist, and former WORLD WATCH associate editor Howard Youth lives in Rockville, Maryland.
The fact that we are a popular ecotourist destination has been great exposure for the coffee image.
The move could signal the Emirates Group's move into the niche market of ecotourist resort hotels.
They monitor impacts, but you just can't turn down that ecotourist dollar.