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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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The arrival of ecotourists, they believe, will result in increasing gathering of herbs for traditional medicine and local edible forest produce.
Profiling Taiwanese ecotourists using a behavioral approach, Tourism Management 25(4): 491498.
It was a reflective group of ecotourists that surveyed the chaotic scene--horseshoe crabs everywhere, and squawking gulls and sandpipers nearby, ready to feast on the remains.
Interviews and Focus Group with Research Ecotourists
United Workers Party leader Edison James said government should instead seek to take control from Venezuela over the tiny, nearby Isla de Aves, or Bird Island, to help lure ecotourists.
Swaths of untouched rain forests and abundant fauna, ranging from elephants to Asian black bears, attract ecotourists.
Numerous "boutique" hotels, meanwhile, cater to a growing number of ecotourists who want to explore Belize's marine environment, participate in an amateur archaeological dig, or hike through a rain forest to photograph its varied plant and animal life.
Ideally, ecotourists learn about the habitats that they visit, provide donations to conserve them, and generate income for host communities.
KV has 150,000 visitors each year including hundreds of school classes, other local inhabitants, researchers, and ecotourists from outside the region.
The official said Prince Chakrapong had suspended his airline's operations for several years, but they just resumed recently with irregular flights between Phnom Penh and Rattanakiri Province, a popular destination for ecotourists.
A word of caution to ecotourists bound for the Amazon River basin and rain forests.
Hoteles Mision's expansion plan is not just for ecotourists like Maza but will serve other niches as well.