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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 exact plan is to transform the 79-hectare Old Balara Picnic Grove into a water eco-tourism hub and to make it environment-compliant.
It also aims to encourage meetings between Tunisian organisations concerned by eco-tourism in order to contribute to the national structuring of the ecological tourism sector.
This beautiful Caribbean island is for sure one of the top eco-tourism destinations world-wide.
Pristine areas are sacrificed to numbers and profit, and eco-tourism becomes mass tourism.
All places of tourist interest wear a new look after the stress on eco-tourism by the people and the authorities.
I believe that the Kalba eco-tourism project is going on with steady progress and according to the implementation timeline thanks to the high level of coordination between the concerned entities," he said, adding that the eco-tourism project will be one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Sharjah and the UAE in general.
The nation has previously launched the Kalba Ecotourism Project and Sir Bu Nuair Island project, boosting Sharjah's eco-tourism landscape.
A total of 28 hiking trails promoting eco-tourism have been established some of which run through some of the country's 200 mountains.
Following consumption upgrading and traffic improvement, in addition to the traditional landscape tourism, higher-level vacation and leisure travel, cultural and eco-tourism are gradually becoming highlights.
The move is part of QTA's new strategy and commitment to eco-tourism to reflect how important sustainability and protecting the environment is to Qatar, as evidenced by the Green Building Council's charter for the nation, regulating the building of new developments accordingly.
The northern region of India, Kashmir, has launched the first-of-its-kind eco-tourism campsite where tourists can expect to be closer to the region's wildlife.
Now, in a move to make tourism popular nationally and globally, the Jammu and Kashmir government has commissioned what is believed to be the first-of-its-kind eco-tourism campsite.