ecotourism

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ecotourism

tourism which is designed to contribute to the protection of the environment or at least minimize damage to it, often involving travel to areas of natural interest in developing countries or participation in environmental projects
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The Certification for Sustainable Tourism program will reinforce Costa Rica's position as a leader in ecological tourism, and its reputation for preserving and enjoying the natural and social environment while positively contributing to the quality of life of Costa Ricans.
Henceforth integrated into the regional tourist circuit, the site is likely to develop its full potential in terms of thermal and ecological tourism.
We are tremendously excited about establishing the Millennium name in one of the world's most important and inspiring destinations for scientific research and ecological tourism," Morse continued.
3 million passengers per year, with annual growth of 8% in the past decade, a reflection of the growing attraction of Costa Rica as an ecological tourism destination.
This two-day workshop allowed to look at Tunisia's natural, cultural and economic potentials, with a view to creating projects of reliable and profitable ecological tourism for the benefit of the rural populations.
Five trainees from the centre took part, for the first time, in the business challenge award by presenting the "Mobile Camping Service" project involving online services and offering innovating ideas in matters of promotion of ecological tourism.
One of the attendees underlined that ecological tourism is considered today as determining in the choice of tourists who respect environment.
This international event, placed under the solgan " Dialogue across the Seas," is aimed to promote sports and ecological tourism.
Among the ambitious goals it targets, the project aims at developing ecological tourism.
He also laid emphasis on the need to rationalise natural resources management, develop solar and wind energies' use, use processed water for farming irrigation and further invest in ecological tourism.
Desert Islands has been master planned as a regional benchmark in environmental, conservation and ecological tourism.

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