Ecotourism : Practices, Benefits & Environmental Impacts Hardback
Edited by Shannon C. Brophy
Tourism is defined as the set of activities of persons traveling to and staying for the sake of rest, leisure, culture, health, etc., in places that are outside their usual environment for a period not exceeding one year.
Ecotourism or green tourism is a form of sustainable tourism, focused on the discovery and preservation of nature and ecosystems.
Ecotourism's main objective is to discover and preserve different forms of natural resources such as fascinating landscapes, local flora and fauna, while respecting ecosystems, even helping to restore, in a voluntary approach.
This book examines the practices of ecotourism as well as its benefits and impacts on the environment.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 113 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/04/2015
- Category: Tourism industry
- ISBN: 9781634820271