Ecotourism

(redirected from Ecological tourism)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Ecological tourism: Ecological agriculture, Eco Tourist

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
We first contributed financial support to the TE-rkiye Anyyt Ecevre Turizm Dey-erlerini Koruma [Monument and Ecological Tourism and Conservation Foundation of Turkey] in 2000 and yuE- Bankasyy is going to continue to contribute until 2017.
This partnership deal has been inked three weeks after the government announced the launch of a global tender to recover and preserve the architectural design of over 30 colonial houses in order to develop rural and ecological tourism in the islands of Sao Tome and Principe.
The Japanese delegation voiced readiness to provide assistance by promoting cultural and ecological tourism.
It will also pay closer attention to emerging sectors such as ecological tourism, modern logistics and cultural and creative industries.
The tourism sector is continuously diversifying its product and intends to invest in ecological tourism, especially with the opening shortly of a self-catering cottage in Kalaa Kebira, in addition to golf and thalassotherapy.
C[pounds sterling]Desert Islands has been master planned as a regional benchmark in environmental, conser-vation and ecological tourism.
Another proposal is facilitating ecological tourism on the adjacent St.
Besides, it is aimed at promotion of ecological tourism and tourism, which is based on local communities.
The project mainly targets ecological tourism promotion, the sustainable management of the park's natural resources, fight against desertification, preservation of the biological gender, improvement of the inhabitants' living conditions and enhancement of the local knowledge about natural plants' exploitation.
Uruguay promotes agricultural and ecological tourism and offers thermal springs and world-famous beaches, such as Punta del Este.
The Turkish official stressed his country's willingness to provide needed support to Tunisia to achieve environment projects, particularly in matters of ecological tourism, environmental upgrading of businesses and industrial areas, ecological standards of constructions and green economy.
Tunisia is also carrying out a set of projects, in the area of ecological tourism, namely the "Bni Mtir dam" in the delegation of Ain Draham which will be completed next year, as well as other projects in Zaghouan, Sidi Bouzid, Siliana and Kasserine.

Full browser ?