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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Any ecotourist attraction that tries to balance conservation of a species with selling it for meat is caught in a conflict of interest.
Ecotourist experience was quite poor--only 14% claimed they had taken parts in ecotourist event.
While ecotourism is often used as a method to raise money for environmental protection or to create jobs, in these cases, ecotourist activities are more about the educational and communicative aspect for both the tourist and the local community.
In contrast, the training received as a research ecotourist, consisted of instruction both on the techniques needed for completion of the task and the task's relevance.
"Ecotourists generally want to have a more active experience and direct connection to nature and wildlife," said Kasza from her office in Fairbanks.
While backyard wildlife watchers get less media attention than ecotourists, many of them--in addition to expanding their attentions to community projects--will eventually become ecotourists.
While Louisiana has a detailed tourism travel profile of the traditional tourist, information on the potential Louisiana ecotourist is limited.
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."
Be an ecotourist with BTCV's Natural Breaks and international conservation working holidays.
Inside tonight are an elder of the Ucluelets, an impoverished fishing tribe located several miles away; two injured loggers; and one affluent, 30-year-old ecotourist who escaped from Vancouver to hike the coast and promptly broke his leg.
Twenty-four years later after 1995, Bohol has become one of the country's most desired destinations-enough to merit the establishment this year of the Panglao Bohol International Airport, the first of a kind ecotourist airport in the nation.