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Ecotourism defined

Ecotourism: Responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare o local people (TIES, The International Ecotourism Society) Inspiration: University of Michigan: Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Advertisements

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From theory to practice | The 4C’s of Responsible Tourism in action

In the world of do-good tourism, Costa Rica quickly comes to mind as a pioneer of a type of tourism that predominantly built on the idea of “low human impact and high community and environmental benefit.” In one word: Ecotourism! … Continue reading

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Defining Ecotourism

We hear about Ecotourism all the time, it’s the latest catchphrase that everyone around is using at the drop of a hat. But do we really know what it means? According to The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), it goes beyond … Continue reading

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Ethical Traveler: Top World’s Top 10 Ethical Destinations

By Dian Hasan | September 4, 2010 New report helps travelers plan vacations to places where human rights and the environment are protected. Are you the kind of traveler who wants to have a great time AND feel good about … Continue reading

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Ecotourism explained ~ it pays for travelers to educate themselves [2]

In an ocean of terminology regarding what’s green travel and what’s not, here are some pointers from The Sierra Club, on what to look out for, and what you can do personally to ensure your travels render minimum impact on … Continue reading

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Ecotourism explained ~ it pays for travelers to educate themselves [1]

In the travel industry, the terms “Ecotourism”, “Sustainable Tourism”, and “Responsible Tourism is HOT! No arguing about that. But what do these terms really mean, and how can we – as travelers – assure ourselves that these terms are used correctly by … Continue reading

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Terminology explained ~ Ecotourism

Ecotourism Definition: “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990) Principles of Ecotourism: Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that those who implement and participate … Continue reading

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