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 environmental tourism by land depends on hiking, taking in scenic views and diving to see fish and marine creatures in the sea.
The visitor center will really help showcase Kachemak Bay and Homer as a place to go for environmental tourism and learning.
If the aggressive promotion of environmental tourism does not destroy the natural ecosystems, chances are that the revenue generated from tourism may be used in development projects that will finish the job.
But the jungle still crowds in as thickly ever, and now it is becoming the axis of a burgeoning environmental tourism strategy.
The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on its promise to transform Tasmania into the environmental tourism capital of the world.
Summary: A former garbage dump in the southern town of Abra, east of Sidon, has been transformed into an environmental tourism project that brings out the area's natural beauty.
As for the Ministry of Tourism's future plans to bolster the tourism sector at the local scene, the Minister said that he was looking forward to activate rural, religious, health, and environmental tourism, hoping it would stand at a lower cost for foreign tourists.
Another study conducted by Duqm Port Company (DPC) points out that the zone will attract cruise ships, particularly businessmen tourism, recreational and environmental tourism.
This aims to achieving a strategic partnership of common interests through cooperation in the fields of exchange of experience, planning for tourist destinations and tourism purposes, for the development and preservation of heritage villages, the revitalization of environmental tourism and urging investors to do joint investment and tourism projects.
Shaikha Mai said environmental tourism helps people take a step back from the bustle of every day life.
They stressed the need to set up a regional centre to encourage higher education graduates among young women to set up ventures in the sector of tourism and develop natural and archaeological sites for the benefit of local cultural and environmental tourism.
He added that it aims at highlighting the value of the site and spreading knowledge about it in addition to shedding light on the experience of mud architecture and marketing the environmental tourism in Syria.

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