Our unique network of specially protected natural areas is very important for Russian ecotourism
development, particularly, these are 41 relatively young national parks and 101 natural reserves (zapovedniks), some of them worldly renowned.
In 2011, on Ecotourism
Australia's 20th Birthday, fifty six operators were awarded Green Travel Leader status for their commitment to the greening of the tourism industry by maintaining eco-certification for ten years or more.
"When you partake in ecotourism
you support local communities," says Chaker Noon, the founder of ecology oriented NGO Baldati.
To understand how ecotourism
may help to achieve this potential, we need to understand what do we mean by sustainable tourism, and what connects sustainable tourism and ecotourism
It provides a platform for industries in different countries to work across borders in promotion of ecotourism
. It also organizes training programs and marketing events intended to create business opportunities for members.
He said the Kingdom's ecotourism
sector is a priority and the 'green gold' that would help develop the economy.
Besides promoting and developing Ecotourism
in Gorano, both the parties will also work together to commercialize Moringa amongst the locals, initiate skill development program in the hospitality industry.
Naseer Memon, General Manager, Thar Foundation said that the area has a great potential for ecotourism
where around 3 million people come every year to visit historical and natural destinations.
The foundation entered on Tuesday in an agreement with the Hashoo Foundation, identifying the subsoil water filled 1,600-acre Gorano reservoir as the ecotourism
destination to develop.
is the form of tourism that involves the nature-based travelling in undisturbed and untouched remote places.
A new 'National Ecotourism
Project' has been planned for the UAE, which will position the Emirates as a leading global ecotourism
hub, a report said.